Amorgos Xilokeratidi (Katapola)

Information about Xilokeratidi (Katapola)

Xilokeratidi is a charming little settlement in the bay of Katapola. It is a place of great historical significance for the island since it has been used as a sailboat port in the past. In addition to this, right next to the settlement there is an archeological site where you can find beehive tombs dating back to the Mycenaean civilization.
Besides the fact that a few hotels with a magnificent view are located in Xilokeratidi, the small settlement is also a popular destination among traditional food lovers, since many restaurants and taverns are located there, including the famous cafe "The Big Blue". The local cuisine is definitely worth trying! .

Hotels in Xilokeratidi

Kaerati Apartments

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Kaerati is a small hotel on the top of Xylokeratidis settlement above the port of Katapola. His philosophy is to integrate the visitor into the attitude and style of the island from the very first moment. That is why his name and the names of the rooms come from the locals, from the words used by the islanders in their everyday conversations.


Saint George Valsamitis

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Here you can find a beautiful clean hotel, located in a central point of Amorgos which provides easy access to most of the islands’ beauties. The two star Hotel Saint George Valsamitis is located in the sunny village Xylokeratidi, about 500m opposite the port of Katapola, and 150m from the main beach.It offers twenty six rooms, renovated in 2012; it is a family business that started operating in 1991. It is named after the monastery of St. George ‘Valsamitis’ which owes its name to the balsam plant ‘Mentha longifolia’ that grows in the monastery area.


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Map Of Xilokeratidi, Amorgos

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