“One of the top twenty holiday destinations in the world”
Paxos island constitutes a truly idyllic destination located 12km off the coast of Corfu that can be reached quickly by ferry or hydrofoil. Travelers head over here in order to explore the secluded pebbly beaches and the interior, covered with olive groves and lush greenery.
The capital of Gaios is the busiest part of the island, offering great opportunities for experiencing the Greek culture. On the northern side is situated the region of Lakka and on the east side the very charming village of Loggos.
Moreover, there is a beach for every day on Paxos, while most of them are well-organized, providing visitors with a lot of amenities. Some parts of the island can though be accessed only by boat, so be the first to explore a new, hidden part of Paxos coasts.
Paxos has no airport, it can though be reached quickly by ferry boat or hydrofoil and thus remains an unspoiled area, that has not been affected by mass tourism.
Ilida hydrofoil (flying dolphin) is a passenger boat, connecting Paxos and Corfu.
The journey time is about 55 minutes.
There are also passenger/vehicle ferry routes from Igoumenitsa Port to Paxos.See Schedule
Watch the sunset in a memorable location or just take a break from your hectic routine, by relaxing on places that offer breathtaking views to the brilliant sea of Paxos.
Scuba diving is the best way to discover the rich, marine life of Paxos, since the visibility of the clear waters of this island makes it an ideal scuba diving destination.
Savour the taste of the Greek, traditional cuisine of Paxos, enjoy Greek dancing events, taking place on the island in summer and finally explore Paxos’ Folk Museum.
Wander the old tracks of the island in order to discover some forgotten places, surrounded by lush greenery and olive trees.
Hire a boat for short trips around the island and the small island of Antipaxos or even to Corfu, so that you find out the best views or explore the mystery of the famous sea caves of Paxos.
Paxos is an ideal place for windsurfing and dinghy sailing, while there are some certain places that yachts anchor. You will be able to see a lot of luxury yachts, visiting the island during the summer.