Sophisticated splendour, chi-chi hotels and unspoiled beaches. Follow our insider guide to make the most of two days on cosmopolitan Spetses in the Saronic Islands.

By Amanda Dardanis

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Take a horse and carriage ride from Dapia to the Old Harbour.

Friday: Harbour Feelings

The Poseidonion Hotel's regal presence is felt at once.

Enjoy a meal at Orloff taverna.

Photo: Lisa Furuland Kotsianis

Saturday: A Peach of a Beach

Time for some peace and relaxation.

Photo: Lisa Furuland Kotsianis

When the sun begins to set, it's time to check out Spetses' glam nightlife.

Sunday: Hit the Road

There are plenty of beaches to choose from in Spetses, like Vrelos Beach pictured here.

Bouboulina's house has been turned into a museum.

Good to know...

In the second week of September, the whole island celebrates the Armata. Fireworks rain over a model Ottoman vessel that is set alight at sea to commemorate a naval battle in 1822, in which 100 local ships took on ten times as many Ottoman battleships and triumphed. 


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