Polyaigos, or the island of goats, is the largest uninhabited island of the Aegean with a host of pristine beaches welcoming you to its emerald waters. The island is a protected natural shelter for the Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus Monachus.
It’s exotic coastline time
There are plenty of remote, stunningly beautiful beaches to visit. Pick your favourite spot among Pano Mersini, Kato Mersini, Armoura or Panagias Avlaki beaches for a truly unforgettable experience. Not far away, the transparent, fluorescent colour of the sea at Galazia Nera or Blue Waters makes this one of the best beaches in the whole of Greece. A sheltered bay to the east, with magnificent turquoise waters and colourful rocks, makes Faros beach a spectacular choice. Don’t miss it!
Folegandros is an island of incredible natural beauty not far away from the other three islands. Cruise around the unspoiled landscape and fabulous beaches of a picture perfect island and take back with you a magical experience you will never forget.
The beaches of Folegandros offer spectacular views, and stunning landscapes. Karavostasi beach is the perfect place for swimming in crystal clear waters with trees creating a natural shelter of shade. Windy but breathtaking the superb beach of Agios Georgios is a must see. Don’t forget to visit Ampeli, a smaller beach with stunning views and sunsets. Worth mentioning to explore are Ligaria beach, the idyllic Karavostasi beach and the splendid Agali beach with huge rocks providing a natural hug around it.
What to see
Kastro or the medieval castle at Chora is definitely a place to visit. For further cultural excursions, the village of Ano Meria is home to the elegant Ecological and Folklore Museum of Folegandros providing an insight into the island’s traditional life. Worth visiting is Chryssospilia cave, an impressive natural monument located on the northeastern side of Folegandros at a height of 10 meters above sea level. If your path takes you around Livadaki beach, don’t forget to visit the impressive lighthouse of Aspropounta.