Alonissos - a quiet, relaxing Greek resort
Alonissos is a fantastic Greek resort that offers a relaxing holiday experience, perfect for older travellers and couples.
Although there is not as much nightlife as other Greek resorts, an Alonissos holiday offers a wide range of activities and attractions that more than makes up for it.
With an airport transfer time of one hour, there is just enough time to become familiar with your surroundings before arriving at your chosen accommodation. There is a wide selection of hotels and apartments to suit all tastes and budgets during holiday in Alonissos. For a touch of luxury during your break there are several 5* hotels that offer high quality services and amenities to make your holiday extra special. Self catered apartments and villas are also available in Alonissos, perfect for anyone wishing to enjoy a more intimate holiday experience.
The beaches in the resort are covered with fine golden sand that leads to turquoise waters, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the hot Greek sun.
Alonissos is an ideal resort for anyone looking to enjoy the best of Greece’s natural scenery in a tranquil resort. The resort offers idyllic beaches and plenty of opportunities to explore the natural surroundings. With fantastic deals on Alonissos holidays available, why not book your break today?
Alonissos – Spectacular Diving Opportunities
Alonissos holidays are perfect for anyone wishing to switch off and simply relax on one of the many stunning beaches. If you do prefer to stay active during you break why not try your hand at diving? There is a fantastic dive school located within the resort offering lessons and equipment hire for both beginners and experts. The underwater sights are extraordinary with ancient shipwrecks and a vast array of colourful marine life.
Nature lovers will appreciate the marine park in Alonissos which is home to many seals and dolphins, a great way to spend a day during your break. Excursions are available to many of the nearby Greek islands, boat trips to Skyros, Skiathos and Skopelos are popular choices along with day trips to Athens for shopping and sightseeing.
Alonissos – Sample the Authentic Local Cuisine
One of the main attractions of a holiday to Alonissos is the fantastic range of restaurants available to experience during your stay. Whether you wish to sample some of the authentic Greek cuisine or prefer to stick with more familiar tastes, there is something to suit all palates. Seafood is a popular feature on many menus, with shellfish being one of the local delicacies. Many restaurants and bars offer Ouzo, the local drink which is perfect for enjoying alongside your meal.
Although Alonissos does not offer a lively nightlife there is a selection of bars to enjoy offering fantastic cocktails and locally produced wines. There is one nightclub within the resort however this is only open during the summer months.
Shopping is a popular activity for visitors to the resort; there are supermarkets for all of your holiday essentials and small craft stores, perfect for picking up holiday gifts and souvenirs. Public transport is both regular and reliable with buses, taxis and even water-taxis to take you to nearby resorts.
Alonissos - Weather and Climate
Alonissos offers year round warm sunshine, perfect for anyone wishing to enjoy a winter sun break. Summer temperatures often reach around 30°C especially during July and August where visitors can enjoy around 12 hours sunshine per day. The refreshing coastal breeze ensures that temperatures stay comfortable.
During the winter months temperatures are lower however there is still around 7 hours sunshine per day. There is a chance of rainfall during the winter months especially during November; however any showers soon clear up leaving you to enjoy your holiday in Alonissos.