Hotel Orkos Beach
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... warm enough to sun ourselves on the beach, but the water was too cool to swim. The next day we packed our bags for a 2 hour ferry ride to Santorini. During breakfast wet met a nice couple from Broome Australia. They have been travelling for 3 months in Europe and we had many travel stories to share with each other. We were sad to leave the friendly hospitality we received on Naxos island but anxious to visit the famous Santorini island.
... is the 3rd largest island in the Cyclades and was initially populated during the 5th millennium BC. During the Mycenaean Period (1200-1000 BC) a fortified citadel flourished at Koukounaries that is near Naoussa. There is an ancient marble quarry on the island that was used by the Greeks to build the Athens Acropolis and various temples. The weather was sunny and warm during the first day, so we decided to walk the beach and through the small town on ...
We arrived in Naxos on our comfortable and speedy aquajet and were thankfully met by an agent who showed us to our transfer and organised the information for our stay (things were looking up!).
Our hotel was on the outskirts of the main area and check in was simple before being shown to our room and getting a run-down of the area and the island.
With the plan of a very chilled out night in our heads we decided ...
... port and had dinner in a traditional family Greek restaurant. I had Moussaka, and Robert had roast lamb. This was a special night as it was the Greek Easter, and there were lots of celebrating happening. We could hear constant firecrackers going off, and it turns out people would throw them into yards to wish others good luck. We also saw a procession, during our stay, through the town, where the community hold candles and then walk to the church ...
We stopped at the same village for a coffee and some people watching. the café was under this huge tree which was probably quite old in itself, and we saw the locals just going about their business, it was lovely. We then headed back to naxos after a long day of driving. I didn't realise the island was quite this big, and we have more planned for tomorrow when we go to the coast roads around the island.