This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Andros Island. To help you make friends with Andros Island before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Located in the far north of the Greek Cyclades archipelago, Andros Island, Greece, is a small island measuring twenty-five meters in length and ten meters in width. It is the second-largest island among the Cyclades. Some of the largest towns on Andros Island are Andros, Batsi, Gavrio, and Ormos Korthiou. It is a unique island with just enough tourism to be organised and yet is not overly commercialized. Tourism abounds on account of its many museums.
The island is lush green and offers great beaches and quiet surroundings amidst some very pretty villages. The deep valleys and the high mountains here will definitely make a lasting impression on your mind. If you are the type of person who loves snorkeling, fishing, or sailing, then this island will make your dreams come true. Hostels in Andros Island, Greece, offer comfortable and economical accommodation so that you can enjoy your stay here.
In the capital, Chora, you can see museums, which depict the islands shipbuilding story through the ages, and also archaeological artifacts from different periods of history. The Sariza wells, which are the source of much of the bottled water on Andros Island, are located here. These are natural wells, and you can drink water right out of them.
Take a leisurely stroll around the Menites village. The whole width of the island is covered by Messaira, which is a tree-covered valley from the west to the east, and which culminates in at the coastal capital of Hora, from where you can find some of the most beautiful villages on the island. You can find many water sports in the small harbor town of Batsi. To understand the history and tradition of more than six thousand years in Andros and discover some rare flowers and herbs that can only be found in Andros, all you need to do is follow the ancient paths for a memorable experience in your life.
If you wish to enjoy a vacation in Andros Island, Greece, without spending too much money on accommodation, hostels in Andros Island, Greece, are a great option. While they are not in abounding numbers, the few hostels in Andros Island, Greece, offer clean and comfortable rooms at very cheap rates. You can find one in the village of Batsiamong, the forest by a natural spring. Book your preferred room well in advance and enjoy your vacation.
Written by local enthusiast for Andros Island hostelsJoy Barboza