Discover Neptune’s island, the most amazing destination in the Ionian Sea!
Paxos is a tiny yet majestic island of the Ionian Sea, the ideal destination if you wish to relax and leave the hassle of everyday routine far behind you. At Paxos Greece you will discover the most amazing settings alternating from white pebbly and sandy stretches and clear green-blue waters to verdant hillsides full of olive trees and cypresses. The lovely paths passing through the forests are your best bet if you are a nature lover and wish to stroll around scenting the aroma of herbs harmoniously blended with the sea breeze!
The beautiful and serene villages of Paxos (Paxi) Greece have remained almost untouched by travel industry, compared to the rest of the Ionian Islands, so the island is an ideal cast away haven for all of you seeking for serenity and tranquility during your vacation. You will experience an unprecedented intimate ambiance, heartfelt hospitality and have the chance for alternative vacations including diving, walking, sailing and acquaintance with island customs and art, as many events, trips and sessions are organized throughout the year and especially in summer months.
Some of the most popular settlements with magnificent sea front promenades and lovely open-air cafes and tavernas are Gaios, also being the capital town of the island, Lakka and Loggos, two of the nicest areas in Paxos.
Paxos Beaches & Antipaxos Boat Trips
Paxos Beaches display exotic like features, although they are mostly pebbly, with a few sandy stretches. What makes them stand out is their crystal clear, turquoise waters giving them exotic looks as well as the lush cypress tree vegetation descending almost to the water front.
Some of the beaches really worth swimming at are the sandy Mongonissi beach, while you can soak in the sun and swim at the magnificent Kloni Gouli, Kamini, Kaki Lagada, Kipiadis, Kipos and many more, all with crystal clear waters.
Your Paxos vacations will be complete only if you take a boat tour at Antipaxos, an island extremely close to Paxos. You will take a true taste of paradise at beaches such as Voutoumi and Vrika, which are simply unrivalled and are by far the best to swim at!
Although Paxos (Paxi) Greece is not renowned for its sights and attractions there are some options for sightseeing. Most sights are related to the history of the island in the span of centuries and retain the essence of the past and the particular local spirit. In Gaios you can visit the Folk Museum of Paxos, while in Lakka there is a stone built light-house, a great spot to view the sunset from.
If you are interested in old churches, visit the the two-domed Church of Hypapante near Lakka, as well as Agii Apostoli Church in Boikatika with the amazing sunset vista, are you best bet. Take one of the boat trips offered around the island and admire the sea-cave of Hypapante, as well as brilliant beaches.