The enchanting Greek island of Poros is one of the most popular of the Saronic Gulf Islands. Poros has long been a popular holiday destination, and people travel here from all over the world to spend time soaking up the abundant sunshine and rich culture that this island has been blessed with.
Although there is a wide range of accommodation to choose from on Poros, the best deals tend to be snapped up quickly by those in the know. The best way to secure accommodation is to book your holidays to Greece online now as this method allows you to avail of several promotions and discounted rates especially when you book in advance.
Poros can be reached by taking a 45-minute ferry ride from the Athens Port of Pireas, which is an enchanting trip by itself. Once on the island, most visitors tend to stay in Poros Town, with boasts an excellent range of amenities such as shops and restaurants. There are also upmarket hotels and resorts to be found along the main beaches of Poros, and these are also excellent places to stay. Many visitors to Poros are content to spend a large part of their trip simply soaking up the sun on the beach.
The island features more than ten stretches of golden sand to choose from, and among the most popular are Kanali, Askeli and Monastiri. The waters that lap these stretches of sand are particularly clear and inviting and are great places to practice a range of watersports such as snorkelling, scuba diving and kayaking.
Taking a tour of the island is a great way to get a feel for the local history and culture. There are plenty of scenic spots to discover, such as the enchanting area that is known as the Lemon Forest after the large number of lemon trees that grow there. The remains of the ancient Temple of Poseidon can be found to the north of the island, while people who have an interest in history, visit the Archeological Museum of Poros, which can be found in Korizi Square. People who have spent the day unwinding will want to explore Poros' nightlife scene.
The best way to start the evening is by enjoying a traditional Greek meal while watching a live Greek music performance. The best selection of bars can be found in Poros Town, while the island also features a number of nightclubs for those who want to shake a tail feather on the dance floor. All this and more is just waiting to be discovered and start searching for your holidays to Greece. The best thing about booking online for your holiday to Poros in advance is that you will be able to take advantage of a wide range of special deals and discounts. These offers are usually only available for a short period of time, so best!