Kastelorizo island is an idyllic destination that offers a unique sense of tranquility and relaxation.
Access to Kastellorizo island
It is connected with Rhodes by ferry boat and most important by a “cheap ride” airplane that needs around 25 minutes (from Rhodes) to reach the island on the eastern part of Greece. The port of Kastelorizo is the unique settlement on the island (divided into three smaller areas, Pigadia, Mandraki and Horafia ) and is quite famous for its picturesque houses which are built amphitheatrically around the small port’s bay.
The island doesn’t have beaches but you may swim even in front of your hotel or room as the sea around the island and even inside the small port is very clean.
If you have time visit Palaiokastro (3rd century BC) and enjoy the magnificent view to the island’s settlement, the Turkish coasts and the island of Ro. In addition, you may visit the church of Ai Giorgis tou Vounou, with the unique underground “secret room” or catacomb of Agios Haralambos.