Koufonisia is actually a complex of two islands: Pano Koufonissi which is inhabited and has tourist facilities, and Kato Koufonissi which is totally uninhabited and visited only for a beach trip from Pano Koufonissi. Located between Naxos and Amorgos, Koufonisia island is an ideal place to relax. Perfect for walking and cycling, there are many fantastic beaches to visit and many of them are actually nudist places. Most activities in Koufonisia Greece are concentrated in Chora, where most tourist accommodation, taverns and shops are found. The islands can be visited for holidays or for a day trip from Naxos and Amorgos. The island belongs to the complex of Small Cyclades, along with Donoussa, Schinoussa and Iraklia.
Tiny and secluded, Koufonisia island is the best place for absolute relaxation in Greece. Geographically located south of Naxos, in the centre of the Cyclades, Koufonisia is actually a group of two islands, Ano and Kato Koufonisi. Only Ano Koufonisi is inhabited and has a main port village where all studios, taverns and shops are found. All beaches in Koufonisia have exotic water and some are used by naturists, like Pori and Fanos. In general, holidays in Koufonisia are amazingly quiet, away from crowds.
Have a look in our travel guide and learn all the information to organize your Koufonisia holidays. See photos, beaches, maps and other useful information.
The island of Koufonisia is one of the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea and it belongs to the Cyclades islands group. It is a remote and quiet island with few things to do but became very popular in recent years. The center of activities in Koufonisia island is Chora, a small village with picturesque Cycladic architecture and few tourist facilities, including accommodation, fish taverns and lounge cafeterias.
Around Koufonisia island, there are fabulous beaches with soft sand and exotic water. Accessible by foot, boat or bicycle, the beaches are perfect to relax during your Koufonisia holidays. Pori, Italida and Fanos are only few of the many fabulous beaches around the island. Due to the remote location and the limited visitors, most of the beaches are also nudist.
Have a look in our travel pages about Koufonisia and find out hotels to stay on the island. Also have a look on the island tours that we suggest and include Koufonisia, while through our online system, you can book ferry tickets to Koufonisia from Athens or other islands.
The only village in Koufonisia island is Chora, so most accommodations are concentrated there. Small hotels and studios can be found right on the beach, and traditional rooms and apartments are scattered around the small settlement. As the tourist development on the island has expanded the past years, some hotels in Koufonisia have pools and other upscale facilities. Some accommodations offer bicycles to their guests to explore the island by their own during their holidays in Koufonisia.