Iraklia

A tiny island of Small Cyclades, Iraklia is geographically located between Naxos and Ios. Although it is found between two popular Greek islands, due to its small size, Iraklia island has managed to keep its calm vibe away from mass tourism. This is a perfect destination to enjoy some private and peaceful moments. The beaches are not organized in Iraklia Greece and they can be reached mostly on foot, which makes it a great place for trekking and free camping. Tourist facilities are few on the island, but there are enough to cater for the limited number of visitors. The island can be visited for holidays or as a day trip from Naxos. There is local ferry connection from Naxos and the other islands of Small Cyclades.

Travel guide to Iraklia, Greece

Iraklia is a tiny island that belongs to Small Cyclades. Tourist development is limited there and visitors are very few even in high season. Holidays in Iraklia are totally private and secluded. The beaches are not organized and accessible only by foot or private means. They are all large in size and offer fantastic moments of privacy and peace. Accommodation in this island is scattered around the port and in some beaches close to the port. This is a great island for hiking and nudism.

Although it is found between two popular Greek islands, due to its small size, Iraklia island has managed to keep its calm vibe away from mass tourism. This is a perfect destination to enjoy some private and peaceful moments. The beaches are not organized in this island Greece and they can be reached mostly on foot, which makes it a great place for trekking and free camping. Tourist facilities are few on the island, but there are enough to cater for the limited number of visitors. The island can be visited for holidays or as a day trip from Naxos. There is local ferry connection from Naxos and the other islands of Small Cyclades.

Iraklia island is a tiny island that belongs to the Cyclades complex. It is geographically located between Naxos and Ios, two of the most popular Greek islands, but still it preserves its calm and traditional style.

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Iraklia Island

Due to its small size, Iraklia hasn’t developed much its tourism facilities, however its natural beauty and pure atmosphere are much attractive to visitors. Around this island, there are many other tiny islands, like Schinoussa and Koufonisia. Only a few people live permanently in Iraklia and its number doesn’t overpass 150 residents. However, in summer, the island gets more population who has summer houses there or deal with tourism businesses.

The main port of Iraklia is Agios (Saint) Georgios, a pictureque small harbor that owes its name to a small chapel that is found closeby. Some houses and rooms to rent have been built around this port. The other village of island is Panagia, located in the centre of the island with fewer inhabitants. In summer, small excursion boats leave from Agios Georgios and make the tour of the island, stopping at several beaches.

The most famous beach of Iraklia is Livadi, an impressive sandy beach with crystal water and a long shore. There are also many other beaches and small coves in Iraklia to enjoy privacy and calmness.