Just 370 meters from the coast of Peloponnese, the small and green island of the Saronic gulf combines tranquility and an aristocratic atmosphere.

Poros Beaches

An aerial photo of the Love Bay Beach, Poros, and people swimming in its blue-green waters.
photo: Agnee / CC BY 2.0

Love Bay Beach

Picturesque small bay where pine trees touch the sea and offer shade. Clean waters, nice view, excellent vibes. Love Bay beach is a popular one.


Kanali Beach

Within walking distance from Poros port, Kanali is a shallow-water, sandy beach with a few beach bars and tavernas. Excellent sunrise.


Russian Naval Station Beach

Russia established a naval station after two victories over the Ottomans - around 1800s. A place steeped in history. Beach bar, wheelchair accessible.


Monastiri Beach

Surrounded by pine forest, swimming at Monastiri beach you get the landscape's soothing energy. Fully organized and quite popular.


Vagionia Beach

Vagionia is a relatively sandy beach sandwiched between rocky hills. Sandy-bottom sea with a few rocks. Ideal for snorkeling. No beach bars, come prepared.

Poros Attractions

A Greek flag next to the white Clock Tower of Poros and a blue sky in the background.
photo: Justkillingtime at English Wikipedia

Clock Tower of Poros

Constructed in 1927 it dominates the top of one of the two hills of the city, and offers a great view. It is visible from almost everywhere.


Russian Dockyard Ruins

The ruins of the old Russian Dockyard look like the setting of a movie. In front, there's a small beach bar with a friendly owner.

The ruins of the Sanctuary of Poseidon on Poros and a few trees grown around.
photo: Komponisto

Sanctuary of Poseidon

In antiquity, the Sanctuary of Poseidon was buzzing with pilgrims and priests. Today you can stroll around among ruins and enjoy the view.

Poros Why visit?

  • Poros is two islands separated by a narrow strait.
  • One of them emerged in a volcanic eruption.
  • Look out for sinkholes.