Nestled between the islands of Milos and Sikinos, the rocky and mountainous island of Folegandros offers a picture-perfect setting for tranquil escapes and relaxing holidays in the Cyclades. Still unharmed from mass tourism, Folegandros island has managed to retain its wild natural beauty and authentic character. The majesty of Folegandros is defined by the breathtaking views, the mesmerizing landscapes, the scintillating beaches, the spectacular Cycladic architecture and the genuine way of living. So pack your bags and board on a fast ferry from the port Piraeus, sail the azure Aegean Sea for approximately 4 hours and get ready to discover the hidden beauties of Folegandros.
Relaxing Holidays in Folegandros
As soon as you reach the island you will be enticed by the warm and pleasurable climate. Head towards Chora and follow the signs to Agali beach near the hotel. You have now reached your destination and it is time for you to explore the wonders of Folegandros. Set off on a sightseeing adventure, lose yourself in the meandering streets and the little squares of Chora with the white-washed cubic houses and churches such as the church of Panagia on top of the hill. Wonder around the medieval town in the area of Kastro and don’t leave the island without spending some time at the modern port resort of Karavostasi, the stalactite cave of Chrissospilia, the Folklore museum and the scenic village of Ano Meria with its lush green fields and its Laographic museum. While at Ano Meria make sure to try the ‘Matsata “, Folegandros handmade local pasta that is served at numerous taverns. Continue your exploration and experience the riches of Folegandros as you hike through old paved streets and footpaths and pump up your adrenaline with an amazing range of watersports adventures at some of the best beaches in Folegandros island.
The Mesmerizing Folegandros Beaches
The stunningly beautiful beaches of Folegandros are characterized by their crystalline emerald waters. Some organized and windy, other calm and secluded, Folegandros beaches offer something for everyone. Whether seeking for a secluded cove in a magical scenery to rekindle romance with your significant other, a crowded beach with watersports to play in the sun with your friends or a calm bay with shallow waters to swim with your family, Folegandros is the place to be. Lounge in the sun or scuba dive in the beautiful beach of Agali, situated right by Blue Sand Hotel & Suites, take your family for a swim at Karavostasi beach or enjoy some peace and quiet under the tamarisks at Agios Georgios beach, the calm beach of Ambeli, the secluded beach of Ligaria or Katergo beach with its deep blue waters.
Detailed Instructions to the Hotel:
Coming from the port, head NorthWest for about 3,1 km. You will arrive at Chora. Take a left and keep going straight for about 0,55 km heading towards Ano Meria. Take a left again and keep going straight. After 2,8 km take another left and continue heading straight for about 1,2 km. You will end up at Agali beach. Finally, take a right turn which will lead you to a small road which is 50 m away from Blue Sand Hotel & Suites.