Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do on Donousa
Port of Donousa
By the main settlement of Stavros, the homonymous port is approached by ferries from Piraeus & this that connects Donousa with Naxos.
The central settlement and the port of the island, that includes tourist infrastructure and facilities as well as tavernas, bars, and cafés.
Timios Stavros Church, Donousa
Impressive white church with a blue dome that gave its name to the settlement and celebrates on the 14th of September with a big festival.
Kedros Beach, Donousa
A sandy beach at a wind-protected bay of the island. One of the most popular beaches of the island where nudism and free camping is allowed.
Livadi Beach, Donousa
Sandy beach where free-camping and nudism are allowed, while it is accessible either by boat or by a one-hour hiking path from Mersini village.
Ruins of an Ancient Settlement in Mersini
Close to the second biggest village of the island are situated the remains of its ancient settlement.
Kalotaritissa Beach, Donousa
A small pebble & sand beach, the biggest of the tiny and homonymous fishing village in a wind-protected bay at the north part of the island.
Trypiti Beach, Donousa
Located approximately 400 meters from the settlement of Kalotaritissa, it's a golden-sand beach that is well-protected by the winds.
The largest island of the Cycladic complex where the fertile soil & the rich surrounding sea make it self-sufficient and interesting to explore.
4-small islets Complex (Ano, Kato Koufonisi, Keros, Glaronisi), where Ano Koufonisi is permanently inhabited offering genuine travel experiences.
At the southeast edge of the Cyclades island complex, it combines the wild and mountainous landscape with the endless blue of the Aegean.
Questions & Answers about Donousa
Why Visit Donousa?
- Tiny & unspoiled from mass tourism with 3 small settlements & numerous beaches.
- The small boat is the best way to reach the beaches and the coastal caves.
- Favorite destination for hikers, adventure lovers, and free campers.