Find yourself in this tiny islet. With only 160 inhabitants, it's ideal for relaxation, yoga, and mindfulness. Beachlife is most there is here.

Donousa Beaches


Livadi Beach

Sandy beach where free camping and nudism are allowed. It is accessible by boat or through a one-hour hiking path from Mersini village.


Kalotaritissa Beach

A small, pebble beach protected from strong north winds. The waters are unbelievably clear. Enjoy food in the nearby taverna.

A panoramic photo of the Kedros beach on the island of Donousa.
photo: jenny / CC BY-SA 2.0

Kedros Beach

Fine sand, fabulous waters, barren land. At Kedros beach, nudism and free camping are allowed. A beach for free spirits and unforgettable experiences.


Trypiti Beach

Located approximately 400 meters from Kalotaritissa, there's a golden-sand beach that is protected from strong winds. Nudism-friendly.

Donousa Island Hopping


A place for travelers rather than tourists, this island combines a wild and mountainous landscape with Aegean's endless blue. Sunsets are otherwordly.


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.

Donousa Why visit?

  • Tiny and free from mass tourism.
  • The best way to reach its beaches and coastal caves is by boat.
  • Favorite of hikers, adventure lovers, and free campers.

Donousa Attractions


Timios Stavros Church

Timios Stavros, Holy Cross in Greek, is an impressive white church with a blue dome. Every 14th of September, it throws a big festival.


Ruins of an Ancient Settlement


Close to the second biggest village of the island, the remains of an ancient yet mysterious settlement.

Donousa Things to Do

An overview of the uninhabited island of Keros - a huge rock shining in a setting sun.
photo: Phso2 / CC BY 3.0

Keros Island

Mysterious and uninhabited island where the most ancient sanctuary of the Aegean is located. It is the subject of the documentary "The Enigma of Keros".