KOUFONISIA TRAVEL GUIDE

Find out everything about your holidays in Koufonisia on our travel guide! Discover the best things to do in Koufonisia, fantastic beaches, top hotels, and restaurants, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos!

The scenery in Koufonisia Greece is beyond words! Unreal turquoise water, glittering sand, laid-back atmosphere, and Cycladic architecture create a true wonder amid Cyclades archipelago.
If you’re looking for a paradise island to unwind and relax, you’ve just found it!

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Koufonisia Greece (Ano Koufonissi and Kato Koufonissi) belongs to the Cyclades island group in the enticing Aegean sea. Koufonisia is a group of 2 islands: Ano Koufonissi and Kato Koufonissi. They sit in the heart of the Aegean sea, between Naxos and Amorgos and belong to the famous Cyclades island group. These two Greek islands are the closest to paradise you’ll ever get! They are also very different from each other. While Ano Koufonissi is where the center of the islands’ activity is, meaning Koufonisia hotels, restaurants, bars and sights, Kato Koufonisi is uninhabited and can only be reached by boat from Ano Koufonissi.

Have you ever noticed that some islands always look good on pictures? Well, the Koufonisia islands fall into this category! Famous for their exotic ambiance and pristine beaches, the Koufonisia islands are the best holiday destination for those who want a break from reality. Once you arrive at Koufonisia, you’ll forget everything about your hectic life and let their magical atmosphere seduce you!
Ano Koufonissi is inhabited, while Kato Koufonissi is uninhabited, meaning that you’ll spend your Koufonisia holidays in the first. If you’re someone who likes isolation, you can reach Kato Koufonissi by boat from Ano Koufonissi and take a dip in its crystal clear waters.

Talking of waters, Koufonisia boasts some of the best beaches you’ve seen in your life! The best Koufonisia beaches are Foinikas, Loutro, Italida, and Pori, in Ano Koufonissi and Nero, Detis and Panagia in Kato Koufonissi. If you want to explore the pristine coastline of Koufonisia, your best bet is to hire a boat. Except for discovering sea caves and isolated coves, don’t miss to jump off the boat in the turquoise waters- it’s a unique experience!

After exploring the islands’ beaches, head to Chora, the capital of Koufonisia, in Ano Koufonissi. Chora is not particularly large, but it oozes a unique charm! Stroll around its narrow alleys, marvel at the scenic setting, eat fresh fish at its traditional taverns and immerse yourself in the island way of living!

Let Koufonisia blow you away!

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HOW TO GET TO KOUFONISIA?

The island is only accessible by ferry. There is a ferry to Koufonisia from Piraeus port in Athens but also from other islands of the Aegean sea. The closest airport to Koufonisia is on Naxos island, with daily flights from Athens.

HIGHLIGHTS: BEST THINGS TO DO

Discover the best things to do in Koufonisia! From Koufonisia sightseeing to activities and from Koufonisia tours to restaurants, we give you the best recommendations for the ultimate Koufonisia holidays experience!

  • Kato Koufonisi
    Kato Koufonisi is the island opposite to Ano Koufonisi. The island is not inhabited. It is accassible by multiple boat transfer per day. The island of some very nice beaches and hikking paths.
  • Chora
    Chora is the only village in Koufonisia. Spread around the port, this small village has traditional style and few tourist facilities.
  • Pori beach
    Pori is one of the most beautiful beaches in Koufonisia. Like the other beaches on the island, part of Pori is used by naturists.
  • Gala
    Gala means milk in the Greek Language and the beach gets this distinctive name from the frothy waves that one can see in the interior of the caves.
  • Scuba diving
    Discover the sea of Koufonisia with some scuba diving sessions, for all levels

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