Quick Guide to Poros
The island of Poros is a lush and beautiful island in the cosmopolitan Saronic Gulf, full of authentic communities and breathtaking landscapes. Poros holidays are still less popular than those to the neighbouring Hydra, so the island has retained an unspoilt and peaceful nature, perfect for relaxing and soaking up the sun.
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How To Get To Poros
There is no airport on the island so it's not possible to get a direct flight to Poros. For the majority of holidays to Poros, flights will arrive at the airport in the city of Athens. From here it's easy to catch a ferry to the island to begin your Poros holidays. Flight times from the UK to Athens take around three hours thirty minutes and the transfer by ferry takes around 45 minutes.
What To Do In Poros
One of the island's main attractions are its beaches. Askeli Beach is the largest and busiest, or for a quieter retreat Love Bay to the north west of Poros Town is one of the island's best beauty spots. Poros Town has plenty of nightlife and eateries and if you arrange car rental in Poros, Athens is within easy reach by ferry and car, just an hour and a half from the island.
Where To Stay In Poros
There are a number of hotels and guest houses around Poros Town in the south of the island. Here you can find everything from luxury hotel complexes overlooking white sandy beaches to self catering apartments and hostels, perfect for those looking to enjoy cheap holidays in Poros.