Tips about this Place
Meeting new people can be very easy while this is an island which is chosen by many gay and lesbian travellers as an alternative and tranquil destination.
Livadaki and Agios Nicolaos beaches are two nudist beaches that are frequented by gay travellers. Though, they are not officially gay beaches, they attract several gay men!
Folegandros is an unspoilt island in the heart of the Cycladic islands that rewards its guests with breathtaking landscapes, secluded beaches, and excellent local taverns offering tasty Greek dishes.
Folegandros has a rich nightlife and the cafes & bars on the island feature a traditional Cycladic atmosphere. The bars & cafes in Folegandros playing from rock, to Greek, or even mainstream pop music
Folegandros features a small luxurious scene reflecting completely the nature of the island. Luxury in Folegandros derives from Greek traditional and culture.
A stroll in Folegandros' picturesque main centre (Hora) is perfect to admire stunning vistas of the Aegean, especially at the top of the centre, where a church is located.
Santorini, one of the most popular cosmopolitan and romantic islands in the world, is less than an hour from Folegandros by boat.
Even though more and more travellers tend to visit Folegandros each year, it has managed to maintain its wild natural beauty hosting several secluded beaches and a relaxing environment.
Folegandros is the home of several stunning beaches, secluded and organised, that are particularly known for their breathtaking landscapes and amazing opportunities for relaxation.
The most popular beaches in Folegandros are Agali Beach, Karavostasi Beach, Agios Georgios Beach, Ambeli Beach and Ligaria Beach.
Articles about this Place
In such a small community of only 650 inhabitants, there isn't any particular gay scene, but the local restaurants & bars are always full of people having fun & drinking the traditional rakomelo
Rakomelo is strong raki drink with honey!Read More
Several gay wedding ceremonies are being celebrated in Folegandros.
Even though Greek laws do not allow same-sex weddings, the renewal of vows, as well as same-sex commitment ceremonies, are being performed.Read More
Matsata is Folegandros' local delicacy and it consists of fresh pasta made with tomato sauce & chicken, rabbit, or goat.
To Asygrito is a tavern in Chora that serves delicious matsata with rabbit or goat.Read More
The majority of the restaurants in Folegandros are located in Chora, as it is the biggest settlement on the island.
Some marvelous eateries in Folegandros are Pounda, Mama's Pita - Souvlaki House, Windmills Restaurant and Cafe, To Goupi, Eva's Garden, Blue Cuisine, Rakentia, Zefiros Anemos,…Read More
Folegandros beaches are the jewels of the island, and no matter how relatively uneasy is to reach, they are worth the trouble.
The majority of them have a private atmosphere while there are water taxis in the harbour taking people to the island's secluded beaches.Read More
There might not be any high-end restaurants in Folegandros but the local taverns serving homemade local cuisine are absolutely stunning.
The taverns feature the perfect atmosphere to accompany the Mediterranean climate of the island! A good tavern is Mimi's in Hora!Read More
As a unique and alternative island, Folegandros is a major destination that is included in almost every island-hopping tour in the Cyclades.
Even though it does not have the popularity of Santorini and Paros, Folegandros is the perfect getaway for your wellness holidays.Read More