Symi Island

Symi is a small Greek island covering just 68 square miles in the southeastern part of the Aegean, only 24 miles from Rhodes.

About Symi Island

Symi is a small Greek island covering just 68 square miles in the southeastern part of the Aegean, only 24 miles from Rhodes. Here you are still able to sample traditional Greek hospitality and friendliness at its very best while soaking up Symi’s unlimited sunshine, contagious atmosphere of pure relaxation and island life style.

As you approach Symi on the ferry from Rhodes you see the steep rugged cliffs rising up from the sea stark against the cloudless blue sky and you begin to sense the magic of Symi, a magic that will stay with you long after your holiday is over. A climb up flights of wide stone steps, the main thoroughfare of old, known as the Kali Strata will take you to upper town of Chorio which offers magnificent views of the harbour and bay of Pedi.

Fabulous pebble beaches with crystal clear waters makes it an unforgettable destination for your holiday and the inner part of the island, full of chapels and monasteries – most of them dedicated to archangels for the island is under the protection of Archangel Michael – calls you to combine body and spirit joy and relaxation.

Symi offers a spectacular view to its visitors as it consists an architectonical small paradise, famous and beloved to many people all over the world. Behind the traditional neoclassical houses lies a great past history from the antiquity to the contemporary times.