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Hydra, GreeceHydra, in the Saronic Gulf is one of the closest islands to Athens and is perhaps the most beautiful harbor in the Greek Islands. It was home to Leonard Cohen and its waterfront cafes have hosted celebrities from all over the world including Henry Miller who sang its praises in The Colossus of Marousi. Famous for its nightlife, fine restaurants, BnB style hotels, villas, gold shops and traditional architecture, Hydra is a favorite weekend destination for Athenians because it takes little over an hour to get there from Pireaus on high-speed ferry. And what makes it even more special is that there are no cars on the island.

Hydra harbor

Hydra water taxi

Hydra cafe
Food and Nightlife

Hydra hotel
Hotels in Hydra

Saronic cruise
Saronic Cruises

Hydra Villa
Homes and Villas

Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen

Hiking in Hydra
Hiking in Hydra

Historical Hydra
History of Hydra

Around Hydra

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The Peloponessos


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Helicopter Transfers to KeaTravel to the Islands by Helicopter!
Avoid the hassle of a ferry trip and save time with a private one-way helicopter trip from the Greek Islands to Athens or from Athens to the islands. Choose a time that suits your schedule, sit back, and relax, enjoying the spectacular view which is worth the price of the trip. Our private helicopter can seat up to four travelers and is available for one-way helicopter transfers and day trips between all major Greek destinations and islands. We also do private helicopter tours. Click Here for More Information


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