Koufonisia is another of the islands that form the "Smaller Cyclades islands", and is actually a two small islets known as Kato Koufonissi ( lower ) and Ano Koufonissi ( upper ). Together they create a truly unique holiday destination in the Aegean and one that is perfect for those who enjoy the simple things and simply want to escape from the crowds and noise of everyday citylife.
Kato Koufinissi is completely uninhabited and is a popular for day trips where you can find some fantastic and perfect beaches for those hot summer afternoons. There are various services that offer trips back and forth, so if you visit the island and want to enjoy a day at an almost secluded beach, then this is the perfect opportunity.
The main islet of Ano Koufonissia is one that is very picturesque and has maintained its traditional and authentic apperance through the years. The island has avoided all the changes that mass tourism brings with it, so if you are looking for a real Greek island experience, then this is the place for you.
Koufonisia is ideal for those who enjoy outdoor sports and activities. The island is ideal for biking or hiking, and you can follow some of the routes and enjoy the natural beauty and charm it has to offer. During the summer you can head to the popular beaches of Pori, Fanos and Italida. Due to their remote location, many of the beaches on the island are popular with nudists.
The main town of the island is Chora, a pretty traditional town that offers the typical whitewashed houses of the Cyclades, as well as the narrow streets and paths. You can find a choice of places to eat and drink in the town, as well as being able to take a nice stroll around the picturesque harbour.
If you would like to enjoy a sailing tour to Koufonisia, then please get in contact with us. We offer a daily sailing trip to this lovely little island.