Saronic Gulf & Argolic Gulf

Aegina : Aegina a beautiful island located very close to Athens and very popular among Athenians, especially for trips by yachts. It has a quite traditional town (port) with architecture, 2-3 picturesque fishing villages and important archaelogical sites. Aegina has a descent touristic infrastructure and a variety of tavernas, clubs, bars, pastry shops, cafes, beach bars etc. Night life is not wild but visitors will find a few greek music and international music dancing clubs, mainly in the town. It has a few nice beaches.
Agistri : Agistri is a well kept island. It is a very small island with a marvelous natural landscape and definitely the most exotic waters in the Saronic Gulf. It is located only 20 n.m. from Piraeus (Athens main port) and 4 n.m. from Aegina.
Until the 80's Agistri was a rather isolated destination without any touristic infrasructure. It was popular only among free campers. Today Agistri has more than 1.000 local residents in the winter and more than 5.000 residents in the summer.
Poros :The island`s capital, Poros, is beautiful situated on ancient Sphairia, a promontory of volcanic origin on the south side of the island linked with it by the narrow Bisti Isthmus. Poros has a unique landscape and is one of the most popular yachting destinations. It located close to Athens and is divided by the mainland Peloponissos (Galatas) only by a narrow canal. Poros has a beautiful town which is also its port. It offers a good variety of options for accommodation, food and entertainment, as all Greek destinations. Many tavernas, cafes and bars are all over the town and the nearby settlement. Night life is quiet but there are 1-2 nice dancing clubs in the town. Poros attracts all yachters because it is the most "yachting friendly" island of Saronic Gulf. It is full of greenery and its pine trees come all along the emerald green sea. It has a few nice beaches.
Hydra : Hydra has become a popular destination for yachters and VIP's from all over the world. Hydra reflects a unique romantic atmosphere. Vehicles are not allowed on the island. The only transportation are donkeys and sea-taxis. The strict rules for reserving the traditional architecture and the natural environment has kept away touristic development and expansion. Therefore the island offers only a few but good options for accomodation, food, entertainment and nightlife, if compared to other popular Greek destinations. However, it offers quite a large varitery of little shops selling all kinds of things, such as clothes, jewlery, accessories, artworks etc.
Spetses : Spetses, an island boasting a long naval tradition, is famous for its significant contribution to the 1821 War of Independence. It was here that the revolution flag was raised on 3rd April 1821. The beautiful old harbour and Dápia, a tourist and commercial centre where the heart of the island’s entertainment beats, are the trademarks of the town of Spetses.