Aspects of Andros

Andros Greece Cyclades is a 3.5-minute video published June 21 by click   Andros revisited: If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you probably have seen some of the photos and posts I published following our visit to Andros in late May 2015. (If you missed them, click here for a quick link to the articles.) I haven’t looked at any of […]
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A bevy of beaches & coves on the scenic west coast of Andros

 Looking along the west coast of Andros from a vantage point near Liopessi beach outside the town of Gavrio. More than a dozen places to sunbathe, swim and participate in water sports can be found along the 7 km stretch of seafront between Gavrio and Agia Marina.   The coastline includes alluring small bays, inlets and quiet coves, like this one with […]
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Sizing up Stivari

The Stivari settlement overlooks a scenic coast and bay on Andros   The road through Stivari is lined on one side with buildings of reasonably-priced rental studios for summer tourists  …   … while the other side of the road offers wide open views of the sea, sunset, some small nearby islands and the Andros coastline […]
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Good eats on Andros

 Mastrozannes Restaurant at Agia Marina beach — where we enjoyed fabulous views with the two best dinners of our Andros visit   Memorable meals: We ate exceptionally well during our first-ever trip to Andros last spring, feasting on delicious Greek cuisine at every restaurant where we dined. At almost all of the establishments, either the settings and ambience, or the views, […]
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Where to hit the beach at Batsi

The main beach at Batsi village on Andros is a long ribbon of golden sand that rings the northern shore of Batsi bay. I took this photo at the southeast tip of Batsi beach, near the town’s waterfront strip and harbour …   … and shot this picture from a hill at the opposite end of the beach.  It takes just under 10 minutes to walk […]
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Our stay at Aneroussa Beach Hotel on Andros

Thanks to the clifftop location of Aneroussa Beach Hotel …   … we enjoyed exceptional beach, sea and sunset views …    … from our room and its very comfortable veranda   Didn’t want to leave: After three nights at Andros Town, we moved across the island to spend the next stage of our spring holiday at a hotel near […]
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Impressions of Batsi

Batsi is a scenic seaside village on the northwest coast of Andros   Village views: When I told several regular travellers to Greece that we were planning a trip to Andros, they gave me two conflicting points of view about Batsi, a seaside village and beach resort on the island’s southern coast, about 6 km from Gavrio port.  Half of my […]
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