We have compiled for your benefit a list of all the essential information you could need when looking for hotels in Folegandros and a presentation of the most popular locations on the island.
OUR SELECTION OF HOTELS IN FOLEGANDROS
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FOLEGANDROS, HOTELS ON A POCKET-SIZE ISLAND
Folegandros is a very small island with a dramatic landscape known for its picturesque Kastro settlement, the church of Panagia with the panoramic view, remote small beaches and its laid-back atmosphere.
The two main villages are Chora, the capital and Karavostasi, the port.
A traveller visiting Folegandros should expect to find small boutique hotels, rooms to let and a small number of luxury suites in these two main villages.
On the island, there are also some very small villages like the settlement of Agali which is built near the homonymous beach and Ano Meria which is a rural mainland village where locals had their fields and bred their animals.
WHERE TO STAY? FIND THE BEST HOTELS LOCATION
Chora and Karavostasi is where the vast majority of hotels are found on the island.
Agali and Ano Meria also have a small number of lovely hotels but a car rental would be necessary.
• Hotels in Chora (Main village)
Chora is the capital of the island.
It is a Medieval settlement with a strong Cycladic style. White-washed cubic houses, paved alleys, picturesque chapels and squares as well as the famous church of Panagia is what characterizes this small village and has made it a pole of attraction for many visitors.
Being the center of activities on the island, it has many facilities, including shops, restaurants, lounge bars and hotels.
The bus station is located here as well and buses to the port and various beaches around the island depart from this point.
It is located 200m above sea level offering beautiful sea views and romantic sunsets.
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• Hotels in Karavostasi
Karavostasi is the port of the island and also offers a variety of facilities.
Next to the port, there is a nice sandy beach, lined up with taverns and hotels. The village is quaint and ideal for families with children.
Frequent boats depart from the port to small remote beaches around the island that can not be approached by car.
The village is less than 4km away from Chora and is connected by bus.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
When should I book my hotel?
In principle, if you are not travelling during high season, you will not have trouble finding a place to stay in Folegandros. If you are travelling mid-July/August it is strongly recommended to have completed your reservation by May.
When is the best time to visit the island?
Folegandros is a very tranquil island. We believe that the best period to visit the island is late June to late July. The weather is nice and there is a relaxed atmosphere. August is the busiest month on the island.
Where should I book my hotel?
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Is there another way to make a hotel reservation?
You can contact the hotel by phone or mail. In some cases, you might find some cheaper rates but it is not recommended.
Will I find last-minute accommodation?
Don’t wait until the last minute to book your lodging if you are travelling in mid-July to early September. The number of hotels is limited on the island and gets sold out quickly.
What types of accommodation are found?
You can basically find all types of accommodation in Folegandros. More specifically there are boutique hotels, rooms to let, bnbs, and there is a small number of luxury hotels and suites too.
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Is accommodation in expensive?
It depends on the period. Lower rates are found during June-early July and after mid-September. Higher rates are found during the high season.
How much does accommodation cost?
Depends on many factors. An average estimation without including Luxury Hotels, for 2 persons would be around 80-120 euros/per night in high season.
Where is the best place to stay if you are travelling on a budget?
You can find cheap accommodation options (60-80euros) in Chora, and Karavostasi.
Where is the best place to stay for a family with children?
Karavostasi and Agali are popular among families travelling with kids because they are in close proximity to the beach.