Tips about this Place
Hosting only two villages, Chora and Pera Gialos, Astypalaia is a small Greek island of the Aegean Sea perfect for wellness holidays and relaxation by the beach.
Staying in a wellness or luxury hotel in Astypalaia will boost significantly your overall luxury or spa experience on the island.
Astypalaia Castle, else called Venetian Castle, stands on a hill above Chora and is the most popular landmark in Astypalaia. The Traditional Windmills of Astypalaia are very beautiful as well.
Astypalaia is a small and picturesque island offering outstanding relaxation opportunities as well as authentic Greek cuisine!
When visiting Astypalaia you must definitely look for the local cheese-pie, called 'Pougia'. Another popular dish is 'Arandista', which is made of lentils and vinegar.
Like in all small islands and towns in Greece, Gay & Lesbian travellers are welcome, just like all guests and travellers. However, a discreet behaviour when in public places is suggested.
Astypalaia is quite an unknown island, even for Greeks. Gay & Lesbian travelers will love it for its breathtaking beauty, relaxing sceneries and the beautiful beaches.
Astypalaia is definitely not the place for 'Gay nightlife', as the local gay life of the island is completely unorganised, however it is an ideal choice for romantic, relaxing and refreshing h
Articles about this Place
There are two partly organised beaches in Astypalaia called Livadia Beach and Agios Konstantinos, as well as several secluded bay and coves.
Extra tip: The majority of the beaches are pebbled except the two organised ones.Read More
One of the most popular dining areas for the locals in Astypalaia is at Maltezara or Analipsi, in the eastern part of the island.
Extra tip: You will be able to find some delicious food here in the local restaurants and taverns, while the staff is known for its very friendly and professional service.Read More
There might not be many gourmet dining opportunities in Astypalaia but it's the home of a wide range of small taverns and traditional eateries where you will able to taste authentic Greek cuisine.
Extra tips: The flavours, the tastes and the aromas of the local cuisine will satisfy your palates to the highest level and offer you new gastronomic experiences. Astypalaia is…Read More