Porto Heli has lovely warm summers and dry, mild winters. Spring and autumn are pleasant, graced with bright sunshine and occasional rainfall, but enjoyable for up to nine months a year.There are a multitude of activities for the young at heart in Porto Heli, including:
There are also numerous jaw dropping historical sights that are a short distance away from Porto Heli, including:
This ancient 4th century theatre is nestled within the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Asklepios, in the town of Epidaurus, a short 45 minute drive away. Due to its resounding acoustics, the theatre is still used today, and even hosts the outstanding annual Epidaurus Festival.
A Less than 2 hours drive away, on the Peloponnese peninsula, lies the exquisite city of Nafplion, with narrow alleyways and steep stairs leading to taverns with mouth watering local food, lively bars and cafés, with a magnificent seafront promenade.
This ancient hilltop valley city lies on the fertile Argolis plain in the Peloponnese. It has a rich cultural heritage due to this Bronze age acropolis being one of the greatest cities in the Mycenaen civilisation, which also helped archaeologists revise the early history of Greece.
The seaside town of Ermioni boasts stunning beaches and blue waters, surrounded by gorgeous pine trees, authentically Greek, charming and friendly. This elegant little harbour is lined with popular taverns and clubs, ideal for a dynamic night out.
Accessible via a 24 hour water taxi, Spetses is a popular weekend island, filled with charming boutiques and beaches. The island, which was a trade island in medieval times, hosts elegant mansions that still stand tall. The Armata, a famed festival on the second weekend of September is an unmissable event, which peaks with the burning of a boat in commemoration of a naval battle between the Greek and the Turks.
A Saronic island situated on the Aegean Sea, Hydra – or Hydrea in ancient times, due to its natural springs – has a picture perfect cobbled street town, known to be the exclusive escape for numerous artists, actors and writers.