How do you get around Paxos?

How do you get around Paxos?

The best way to get around Paxos is by car or moped. If you do not want to pay for the car ferry, then you can hire a car on arrival into Gaios town. Travellers who do not have a car will find it more difficult to explore the island at leisure.

How much is the ferry from Corfu to Paxos?

The ‘ILIDA II’ is a reliable and efficient hydrofoil ferry service that travels between the New Port in Corfu and Gaios, Paxos. The journey time is around an hour and costs approximately 20 Euros.

Is Paxos a party island?

Yes you are right it is beautiful, and so relaxing just chilling, drinking & eatting. Paxos not a party island. Just relaxing and drinks at night but nothing crazy.

Can you stay on Paxos?

Despite the myth of being created in anger, Paxos is as tranquil and beautiful a place as you’ll find in the Ionian Islands, and some of the best places to stay on Paxos are real homes from home.

Can you fly direct to Paxos?

There are no direct flights to Paxos, because Paxos does not have an airport. When traveling by plane from abroad, travelers can fly to Corfu from most European airports, or even from Athens airport. It takes up to 1 hour to fly between Athens and Corfu. From there, you can take a ferry to Paxos.

Is Paxos nice?

One of the least commercial Greek Islands in the Ionian sea, Paxos (or Paxi) is truly beautiful, with scenery that makes it an artists paradise, with clear aquamarine sea and pebble beaches that have to be seen to be believed. The local people are so welcoming you feel at home straight away!

Does Paxos have sandy beaches?

Description: Paxos’ only sandy beach is popular with families, also thanks to the many facilities, including lidos, watersports and a taverna. Access: easy, by car. Where: on the west coast, just across the island from Gaios. Description: a small shingle beach carved out of the cliffs of the west coast.

Does paxos have sandy beaches?

What is the best Greek party island?

Here’s our roundup of the best Greek islands for partying.

  1. Corfu. One of Greece’s most popular islands, Corfu boasts long stretches of spellbinding coastline and nightlife venues that’ll have you dancing on tables the minute you waltz through the door.
  2. Mykonos. iStock Richmatts.
  3. Paros.
  4. Ios.
  5. Zakynthos.
  6. Kos.
  7. Skiathos.

Is Paxos expensive?

8 – Is Paxos expensive? Holiday prices are not cheap – it is a small and therefore relatively exclusive island with low volumes of travellers. And once you are there we have found that the prices are pretty average and as expected.

How safe is Paxos?

Paxos is safe, the locals honest, and you need not worry about walking on your own at night.

Where do you fly to for Paxos?

Corfu is the closest airport to the islands of Paxos and Antipaxos and you can fly to Corfu from many cities in the world, via Athens and other Greek airports.

Which is the best way to get to Paxos?

Ilida 2 – to book click here [email protected] The ferries from Corfu all arrive at the New Port in Gaios, which is the capital of Paxos and the main town on the island. Booking is recommended, as the ferries do get full, especially in the high season.

Is there an airport on the island of Paxos?

There is no airport on Paxos! That is part of the charm. You cannot fly to Paxos unless you are extremely wealthy and have your own helicopter (I would imagine – I have never checked to see if there is a helipad to be honest). Maybe next year…… No, us mere mortals have to fly to Corfu and find a boat transfer to the island. When can I fly to Corfu?

Is there a ferry from Parga to Paxos?

Parga is on mainland Greece, and is about an hour away. There are no ferries from Parga to Paxos – all you could do is catch a day trip from Parga to Paxos and not come back! Obviously you would have to tell the captain, and you would of course have to make your own arrangements for onward travel.

Where to stay in summer in Paxos Thalassa?

Villa Kipari is a brand new sea view villa made of wood and stone. Located among the olive groves and oasis in the summer. Villa Kipari is a total combination of traditional elements and modern style, fully air conditioned, sleeping up to 6 people. Enjoy the stunning views accros the hillside and panoramic seascape