Our house is located in Andros Island’s most famous village, Batsi! This beautiful fishing village has now become the most appealing place of Andros and is therefore the major resort of the island. Despite its touristy character, Batsi has kept a traditional and picturesque charm. This attractive town has little red-tiled colored houses which have been built amphitheatrically, and encircles a bay with a lovely fishing harbor at its south end and a nice sandy beach at the other side. The town is cosmopolitan but maintaining the local colors, and a main destination for the visitors. Here you can find all the expected and necessary comforts for nice holidays such as taverns, ouzo shops, night-time entertainment, tourist agencies, hotels, post office, bank, car and motorbike hiring agencies and many , many other shops!
The property includes 3 bedrooms which can accommodate up to 4 visitors, a large living room , a full bath and a kitchen equipped with oven, large fridge, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, cookware, cutlery and dishes. This wooden flooring house is fully air conditioned and there is also heating system for the winter months The highlight though is the garden and large veranda overlooking the Aegean sea and the picturesque port. Picture yourself relaxing on it with the loved ones under the charming Cycladic nights! The perfect place for absolute relaxation! If you decide to go to the beach then you just have to walk 5 minutes!
Andros is the northern island of Cyclades and apart from the sandy beaches, there are rocky coastlines, mountain ranges alternating with fertile plains, lush vegetation and abundantly flowing streams.
The globally acknowledged Museum of Modern Art, houses unique collections of paintings and sculptures, the archaeological museums in Hora and Paleópolis representing the ancient history of the island make Andros a cultural destination. Despite of the museums in Hora, the capital of Andros we suggest visiting:
the Churches of the Assumption of the Virgin, Agia Tsour a, Agios Georgios and Panagia Theoskepasti
the Kambanis Fountain
the Tourlitis Lighthouse
Other attractions of the island near Batsi are definitely:
the Sariza Spring in Apikia
the Tower of Agios Petros and the lighthouse in Gavrion
the Ancient City of Andros, the Geometric Settlement of Zagora and the Archaeological Museum in Palaiopolis
the Dionysus Springs and the Church of Taxiarchis of Melidas in Menites
the Epano Kastro and the Folklore-Ecclesiastical Museum in Ormos Korthiou
the Church of Taxiarhis in Messaria
the Leontos Bridge and the Bisti-Mouvela Tower in Stenies
Andros Greece is located 36 miles from Rafina Port on the eastern coast of Attica, from where ferry boats depart for the island. The trip to Andros takes about 2hours by ferry boat. If you are coming to Andros Greece from the Athens Airport in Spata, you can catch a bus or a taxi to Rafina Port.