Amorgos completely booked out in July and August - See exactly why!

Amorgos

Amorgos may not have the reputation of Mykonos or Santorini, but that has not stopped the island from being FULLY BOOKED in July and August.

Considering the natural beauty of Amorgos, it is little wonder why tourists are flocking to this island like never before.

From small coves to mountain trails and white churches, this Cycladic island is a great alternative to the traditional holiday destinations of Greece.

Where to stay

Aqua Petra: Next to the beach of Agios Pavlos, is a beautiful complex of comfortable apartments with pool, restaurant, bar and wonderful views of the island of Nikouria.

Aqua Petra Amorgos
Aqua Petra.

Theasis Suites: Six modern suites with a small private pool and complete amenities. In the bay of Aegiali, a few metres away from the sandy beach of the homonymous beach.

Emprostiada: A wonderful stone and traditional guest house at the northern entrance of Chora, with comfortable rooms and suites, perfectly harmonized with the Cycladic architecture.

Porto Katapola: A small pension right in the port of Katapola. with comfortable rooms, wonderful sea views, excellent services and budget accommodation.

Porto Katapola Amorgos
Porto Katapola.

Villa Le Grand Bleu: Beautiful studios in a lush garden, a few metres from the beach in Katapola. Greek breakfast with handmade delicacies and a stamp of authentic hospitality, thanks to the hosts.

Where to eat

Youkali: The most popular restaurant on the island is located in the picturesque settlement of Xylokeratidi and, among other things, serves the best vegetarian dish: barley with beets.

For meat lovers, again, the cooked goat stands out, while those looking for seafood are recommended to try a linguine with fresh mussels and shrimp spaghetti.

Youkali AmorgosThis year's top dish, however, is the legume with mackerel (or without).

Almyriki By The Sea: is the newest version of the classic fish tavern. With small and large fish, lobsters and the most complete seafood menu.

Fata Morgana: The new entry of this summer: a beautiful terrace overlooking the sea and the theme of creative cuisine. Surprise dishes with main ingredients meat or fish, full of flavors and tensions.

Transistoraki: The famous tavern of Amorgos is located in the busiest alley of Chora and has the most "smart" cuisine of the island.

TranzisToRaki - Go Amorgos

Greek appetizers cooked in a modern way, good ingredients and respect for tradition.

The Port of Kyra -Katina: The oldest restaurant in Amorgos, with an appeal to fish and seafood, but also with a large menu, which has cooked dishes, even (why not?) Thai.

Giorgalinis The meat master is located in the village of Vroutsi in the lower part of Amorgos, with unreal portions and the best roasts on the island. Everything from his own farm is served in his cool garden.

What will you see?

Starting our tour from Aegiali we make the first stop about five kilometres from its port, in the area of ​​Agios Pavlos.

Agios Pavlos Beach the water is crystal clear it's a perfect for diving, fishing

Apart from the small beach with clear blue waters, the uninhabited island of Nikouria dominates us, which is impressive for its morphology, but also for its sunsets during the summer months.

About fifteen kilometres after Agios Pavlos we will reach the capital, the most famous village of Amorgos - Chora.

Chora Amorgos
Beautiful stone made road with old traditional houses and a twin church in Chora the capital of Amorgos island in Greece

A walk in its alleys will prove to you that it is not said by chance that it is the most beautiful of all the Cyclades.

Chora Amorgos

The third stop, then, leads to the most characteristic image of the island: the monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa.

panagia hozoviotissa amorgos

Whether you visit the monastery or just indulge in the beauty of the landscape, your experience here will be unique.

Two kilometres below you will find the beach of Agia Anna, that is, the small bay that the French director Luc Besson fell in love with and the whole world with him, since he was here where he shot his famous film "Infinite Blue" (1988).

agia anna amorgos

You just can't miss this landscape.

Where to swim

Agia Anna: It is the epitome of swimming in the open sea. No amenities for chilling, but with the uniquely beautiful landscape that made Amorgos famous from 1988 onwards, thanks to the aforementioned "Infinite Blue".

Mouros: The most famous beach of the island. Pebbles and rocks, wonderful, deep water and amazing seabed. The best place for snorkeling.

Mouros beach amazing pebble beach The waters are crystal clear tavern

Kalotaritissa: Comfortable beach at the southern tip of the island, with departures for the enchanting island of Gramvousa, which has a golden sandy beach and turquoise waters.

Levrosos: Large sandy beach opposite the port of Aegiali, for comfort and cocktails.

Levrossos Beach Apartments and Studios Amorgos beach accommodation

Agios Pavlos: All-day, organized beach, with bar, sunbeds and departures every 1 hour for the island of Nikouria with its two sandy and quiet beaches.

Maltezi: The most windless beach of Amorgos. Organized, with sunbeds and canteen. You arrive by boat from the port of Katapola.

Μαλτέζι (Κατάπολα, Ελλάδα) - Κριτικές - Tripadvisor

Where will you walk

Prophet Elias: From the top at 702 metres you see the most epic view in all of Amorgos. You arrive in about 1 hour, from the path that starts next to the High School. Climb with closed shoes and not with high temperatures in the atmosphere.

Kato Meria: The most authentic part of the island is located in the south and is full of beaches, smiling people and local products. Tomatoes, potatoes, zucchini, eggplant, cheese, fish and of course meat.

Tholaria and Lagada: Two mountain villages, with picturesque, white alleys and authentic local atmosphere.

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