Area: 8 sq. mil.
located about 20 miles south of Athens and about 5 miles from
the major island of Aegina. There is direct ferryboat service
from Pireaus, the port of Athens. Fast, large catamaran
ferries make the trip in less than one hour; also, there are
the more frequent conventional ferries that take about 2
hours. There is also ferry and water taxi service available
from Aegina to Agistri.
small - approximately 8 square miles. The year-round
population of the island is less than 1000. Summer tourists
(mainly from throughout Europe) add another 2000 or so. The
active season is mid-April to mid-October.
rental is located in the town of Milos. The village has small
hotels, restaurants, grocery stores and a bakery to meet basic
needs. Virtually anything you might need for a visit on the
island is available within a short walking distance.
other major village, Skala, is approximately a mile away. It
is attuned to the singles scene and has many shops,
restaurants and bars that offer a change from the relative
quiet of Milos. Although there is a small bus that operates
between the two villages, the walk is pleasant on either the
inland road or the beach road.
Welcome to Hellas
(Greece) and welcome to Hydra! it's probably impossible to fit all of
Hydra's fascinating beauty in this small
pamphlet. We have attempted, however, to give a short description of
the island that has enough to offer the visitor and guarantees a
The healthy dry climate,
the friendly people, the sparkling warm waters and the picturesque
harbor that at sundown transforms into a cosmopolitan city full of
sports, scuba diving, trips to the islander historical monasteries,
donkey rides in town, shopping In the stores along the harbor, good
food in the taverner and restaurants, and all night partying at the
bars and music clubs around
The high quality and
exquisite service characteristic of the hotels and other shops and
restaurants fit perfectly the strict standards of the highest class
visitors and the jet set from all over the world that come to Hydra
by Mistral Hotel
Have a wonderful time...