Alonissos Holiday Deals
One of the most unspoilt destinations in Greece, Alonissos holidays offer a tranquil and relaxed environment amidst a verdant landscape. Lying next to the bustling island of Skiathos, Alonissos has been awarded ‘Eco Island’ status to preserve its natural ecosystem and breathtaking landscape. A Marine National Park protects the island’s underwater environment for endangered species such as the monk seal, which also means that Alonissos boasts some of cleanest swimming water in the Mediterranean. With a vast array of secluded beaches and rocky coves along its rugged coastline, cheap Alonissos holidays are ideal for anyone looking to explore off Greece’s beaten track. A handful of small resorts offer laid-back beach cafes and harbour-side tavernas, with delicious menus of local dishes and wine to choose from.
Reasons to visit
The picturesque town of Patitiri is the island’s starring attraction, where traditional houses, charming shops and artist studios line flower-decked lanes. Cheap holidays to Alonissos are perfect for walking enthusiasts, who will be amazed by the number of trails winding across the island’s spectacular landscape, while donkey rides are also available for a truly rustic experience. Alonissos package holidays are also fantastic for indulging in a spot of Greek island hopping. Boat trips are available to Skopelos and Skiathos, where night owls can enjoy the vibrant bars and dance clubs.
Things to see and do
Package holidays to Alonissos are packed with a huge variety of sights and activities to enjoy. The sand and shingle beaches of Vythisma and Vrysitsa are perfect for spending lazy days soaking up the warm Mediterranean sun, while further north lays the popular beach of Khryssi Milia, where a line of fragrant trees provides natural shade. Intrepid travellers can charter a small boat to discover Alonissos’s hidden coves and bays, such as Agios Dimirios or the tiny offshore island of Peristera. With crystal clear and warm waters, snorkeling and scuba diving are popular activities on Alonissos. Colourful marine life thrives in this protected area, while shipwrecks dating back to the fifth century BC, offer the chance to take a step back in time.
Alonissos’s sandy beaches and clean Mediterranean Sea are a great choice for families looking for a quiet beach break. Young naturalists will also be fascinated by the island’s national marine park, which is brimming with exciting species of plants and animals. Why not tour the coastline by boat to spot the endangered monk seals or a school of local dolphins.
Basking in high temperatures and long days of sunshine, holidays to Alonissos during the summer are ideal for sun-worshippers and beach lovers. The cooler weather in Easter makes it a perfect time to explore the island’s spectacular landscape, which becomes filled with a vast array of beautiful flowers.
Alonissos holiday resorts
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