Villas in Hydra
Though small in size, Hydra is huge in terms of beauty and charming scenery, making it a perfect getaway for those who are seeking a relaxed and enjoyable Greek villa holiday. Despite its high-profile reputation, the island remains endearingly time-warped and is a listed architectural reserve where all new construction is banned and the main town remains blissfully free of motor vehicles.
Taking a stroll around the Hydra harbour sounds so simple, yet can fill even the most seasoned traveller with wonder and joy. Setting out into the countryside gives the chance to visit some of the approximately 300 small churches dotted around the island offering a wonderful insight into the religious history and traditions of the land. It goes without saying that Hydra also has some excellent beaches for a relaxing swim!
Easily reached from Athens and offering quick day trips to the nearby island of Spetses and the glamorous yachting mecca of Porto Heli, a villa holiday in Hydra should definitely be on your short list!