Porto Heli, Peloponnese
Located on the eastern side of Peloponnese, Porto Heli is a small seaside town with a large port. This port is a frequent mooring place for fishing boats and yachts in summer, giving to Porto Heli in Greece a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
There are a couple of organized beaches in Porto Heli, but the majority are small secluded coves with a relaxing atmosphere. A frequent family destination, this region gets frequented by Athenians who have holiday homes there in summer.
The location is convenient for road trips to Ancient Epidaurus, Poros, Ermioni, Mycenae, and Nafplion. From the small port of Costa close to Porto Heli, there are very frequent boats to Spetses island.
EXPLORE MAGNIFICENT BEACHESThere are many beaches and coves around Porto Heli, Peloponnese, that offer nice relaxing moments. In the area, you can find both small coves with rocky seabeds and long, sandy beaches. Some of the beaches are organized and have water sports club, sun beds, umbrellas and hotels, while others are rather isolate, perfect for couples and families. All beaches are gifted with crystal waters.
FERRY TRIP TO SPETSES ISLANDSitting in the heart of the Saronic Gulf and belonging to the Saronic island group, Spetses Greece has a lot to offer in terms of beaches, sightseeing, and relaxation. A Porto Heli to Spetses ferry ride will get you to the beautiful Aegean island in just 10 minutes.
Spetses island Greece, and especially its picturesque main town, stands out for its architecture and elegance.In Spetses Town you won’t find any cars, as they are banned, so you can wander undisturbed and explore the picturesque town at your own pace. Around Dapia, the main Spetses port, there is a selection of cafes and bars, ideal for a romantic sunset drink. In Dapia, you’ll also find, among others, the Spetses Museum and Anargyros mansion, two of the best places to visit in Spetses Greece. Strolling around Spetses Town, you’ll find even more places for sightseeing!
Spetses beaches are a reason unto themselves to visit Spetses island Greece! Vrellos, Agia Marina and Agia Paraskevi are the best beaches in Spetses. These beaches, though, are quite far from Spetses Town, so your best bet is to hire a car or take a bus to them.