Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Located approximately 400 meters from the settlement of Kalotaritissa, it's a golden-sand beach that is well-protected by the winds.
This large island offers a plentiful choice of historical sites, traditional villages, and beaches - a place for road trips, sunsets, and nightlife.
Backpackers' favorites, out of these four islets, only Ano Koufonisi is permanently inhabited. Find lots of time for yourself with friends on the beach.
A place for travelers rather than tourists, this island combines a wild and mountainous landscape with Aegean's endless blue. Sunsets are otherwordly.
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.