Pano Koufonissi

As soon as you arrive in Pano Koufonissi get rid of your watch, you won’t need it.
From then on your steps will create your daily program.
There is no room for planning, only spontaneity and good cheer.
Dive in the water when hot, have a meal when hungry, a drink when thirsty.
Wear a t-shirt, a swimsuit or whatever you feel comfortable in, not because you must.
There is no must on Koufonissi. Just relax, you’re spending a vacation in paradise.

Pano Koufonissi, which is the smallest island in the Cyclades (3.5, is also the most densely populated and the largest part of its population consists of children and young people.
It has a kindergarten, primary and secondary school and a vocational high school.

The main economic activity is fishing and farming. The island has the largest fishing fleet in Greece in proportion to its population.

Because of its size and the absence of steep hills, the island can be explored on foot with ease. You can be provided with maps at the reception so you won’t miss any of the magical places of the island, such as the Pisina (Pool), To Mati tou Diavolou (Devil’s Eye cave) or Galla (Milky Beach) and the walking paths.
If you are not into walking you may hire a bike or go round the coast or from one beach to the next in the excursion boat or our minibus.
In any case bringing a car is not necessary.

On the island you will also find:

Doctor’s surgery
Gas station
Soccer field
Volleyball and basketball court
3 mini markets
Bike hire
Post office Skopelitis Boat

There are transport links by ferry to Piraeus year round, while daily services to the other islands  are carried out by the legendary Skopelitis, which sails from Amorgos to Koufonissi, Schinoussa, Iraklia, Naxos and back again every day.

Apart from the regular services Lanza Boat there is the taxi boat of Captain Prasinos, which meets all emergency transport needs to Naxos and the surrounding islands.

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