In our home page we will introduce our small beautiful island of Leros, its
attractions, culture, history, people and its businesses. Leros Hotels and our
traditional Leros accommodation, travel agencies in Leros, ,restaurants,
listings of all Hotels in Leros, apartments and rooms to let ,our shops, cafes,
bars and clubs. In our pages you will discover Leros island through our original
pictures including a map of Leros island as well as useful information about how
to spend your leisure
time during your holidays like going around, fishing, yachting or diving. We
will inform you about how to get to Leros island by Air Travel or by sea
Leros capital city is Platanos that in recent years has been connected with Agia
Marina in the north and Panteli to the south on both sides of the slopes of
Apitiki hill where is the Castle of Virgin Mary. Krithoni and Alinta are a few
km away from Agia Marina and they are the most popular tourist resorts with many
hotels. Panteli is the picturesque fishing village of the island with a well
organised beach, fishing boats and several taverns and cafes as well as several
rooms and self catering accommodations. Vromolithos located next to Panteli, has
a good beach and some hotels and apartments. Other resorts on the island is
Xerokampos to the south, with a nice beach, from here you can go to Kalymnos by
boat. Gourna to the west side of the island has a huge sandy beach. The areas of
the north, where is the airport of Leros, incldes Partheni and Plefouti with a
beautiful beach with pebbles and trees for shade.
Leros has an Airport which connects daily the island with Athens the Capital
city of Greece. Leros island has also daily connections by ferry boats and
hydrofoils to Piraeus and most of the Greek islands of Dodecanese like Patmos ,Kalymnos,
Lipsi, Samos, Kos (read about), Rhodes, Symi and Nisyros. We hope that soon you will visit
that small paradise in the Aegean sea, the island of the Goddess of
hunting-Diana. Leros has been neglected from tourism until the beginning of the
70's .The last 30 years though the Europeans mostly Italians ,Scandinavians
,Germans ,French and British has discovered that small Paradise that has a
particular beauty that is difficult to find on other islands. Leros is a Green
island in contrast with the most of the Dodecanese or Cyclades that most of
there islands are rocky and dry. You can see obvious the difference as the ferry
boat enters the gulf of Laki or if you are coming with the Hydrofoil from
Kalymnos to Leros how the nature changes while approaching Leros having a
panoramic view at the bays of Vromolithos and Panteli and then entering the port
of Agia Marina at the bay of Alinda. Small hills covered from Eucalypt ,Pines
and Tamarisk trees ,small beaches hidden on small bights ,an oasis for the
tourist that wants something different from the typical major tourist islands
like Rhodes, Kos, Corfu,Mykonos or the volcanic island and most unique of all
Santorini . Leros and its people have kept there local character unspoiled
from the package holiday tourism.
the island was neglected for many years from domestic and international tourism,
the last 20 years Leros became a favourite place for many foreign and Greek
tourists who have found here a real paradise because the island has its own
unique characteristics, culture and architecture and is unspoiled from package
tourism. Leros is green, has excellent road network and is one of the few Greek
islands, which is alive during summer and winter due to the fact that many
Greeks from the mainland living and working here. This is mainly because the
island has many public services that employs a large proportion of the
population. do not be surprise to learn that Leros after Crete is the richest
area in of Greece in per capita income. For these reasons, the island does not
rely solely on tourism as many other Greek islands. Do not expect to find on
Leros the same tourism that you will find in
Skiathos Mykonos or Santorini, the island of
Leros is for rest and relaxation.
In recent years the Greeks have discovered this small paradise, and many people
have bought cottages and villas. The island's tourist promotion from the local
authorities, celebrity weddings on the island and the filming of television
series on Leros has increase the domestic tourism significantly.
Leros Beaches .Alinda Pebbles and sandy beach. Panteli Pebbles and sandy
beach. Drymonas Beautiful sandy beach. Plefuti Pebbles and sandy beach. Gourna
Large sandy beach. Xirokambos Nice sandy beach. Kryfos Long sandy beach, one of
the best in Leros. Panagies Pebble beach. Tourkopigado Pebbles and sandy beach.
Kokali Pebbles and sandy beach. Merkies Pebble beach. Koulouki Nice sandy beach
Getting Around: There is a bus service on Leros connecting the villages
and the beaches from Platanos. Taxis though is the main transport with low
fares. Cars, scooters and boat rentals are also available.
Entertainment On Leros you will find many restaurants, fish taverns, bakeries
and confectioneries with traditional Lerian sweets, coffee shops, discos bars
and clubs. For the children , many children's amusement parks. For the sports
lovers, diving centres ,football stadiums and basketball grounds are available
.Leros is ideal for Hiking on lots of small paths up and down the green fertile
The Educational Cultural Association of Youth of Leros, Artemis organizes
frequent events with local dances and music ,theatre plays and art exhibitions.
Hotels in Leros
Our island during the last 20 years has become a Paradise for the tourists that
they try to find an alternative Greek island away from the heavy industrialized
package tourism islands. The advertising campaign of our island has attracted
many travellers and the services of Leros hotels are among the best in the
Dodecanese islands ,as e result the last years there have been developed many
Hotels on Leros with international top standards .There are some companies that
transfer tourism to several Hotels mostly in Alinda and Vromolithos.
Leros has daily connections from Piraeus. Ferries to Leros departing usually at
from the North part of Piraeus Port. Arriving from Athens airport with the Metro,
you can use the free Bus service witch is located opposite the main entrance of
the station at the port. The buses takes you at the ships.
The ferries also connects Leros with Patmos,Lipsi , Kalymnos,
Kos and Rhodes.
From May till October hydrofoils also connect Leros with Samos, Patmos, Lipsi,
Kalymnos, Kos Rhodes, Nisyros and Symi
By Air: There are daily flights from Athens with Olympic Airlines UK residence
you can book online your travel to Leros from our site.
has a very good tourist infrastructure, many hotels, apartments and self
catering studios, beautiful beaches and perfect roads where you can visit all
the resorts of the island in less than an hour. Most streets are covered on both
sides with eucalyptus and pine trees making the driving a nice experience.
The island has many attractions to see and many taverns to enjoy local cuisine
and fresh fish. Leros is a perfect place for fish because many residents of the
coastal villages engaged in fishing. The island has some of the best fishing
waters in the Aegean sea.
August is the pick season for the island that is full of Greek and Italian
tourists, so those who want to visit Leros this month is good to secure earlier
their accommodation and transport (flights and ferries).
Nightlife and entertainment: For those seeking fun and lively nightlife,
Leros has a very interesting one. Bars and night clubs with foreign and Greek
music, restaurants with live folk music and traditional local songs Lerika keep
the tourists until late at night and often until dawn at Agia Marina, Panteli,
Lakki and Alinta, there is also a Cinema at Lakki.
Leros unlike other Greek islands has nightlife all year round winter and summer
the locals will go to restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs, as the Athenians.