Patmos accommodation hotels rooms and apartments

Patmos welcome the tourist visitor with a good variety of hotel accommodation. Mostly on the port of Skala and the main village of the island Hora you will find the lodgings of Patmos.

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General information. Patmos located in the dodecanese islands only 3 hours by ferry from Mykonos to the west 8 hours from Athens. You can get to Patmos from Kos Rhodes and Leros. The capital of Patmos is Scala and is the biggest settlement on Patmos. Scala has a picturesque small port with cafes , restaurants and any kind of shops. There is a variety of clubs ,bars, and cafes that make a very interesting nightlife on the island . There are accommodation in hotels apartments and rooms to let, most of them located at Scala and along the port.When you enter Skala, the port of Patmos, the first thing that will strike you, high on the hill, is the Byzantine fortified monastery of St. John with the town of Patmos (Hora) nestling at its feet.  Inside the fortress you will find the medieval church of the Virgin Mary with its beautiful 12th century religious wall paintings.  The monastery houses an interesting library of old books, essays and parchments relating to the monastery.  A small distance from Hora you can visit the Cave of the Apocalypse where it is said St John wrote the Book of Revelations.  Patmos also has one of the most important theological schools, which was built in 1713 AD, and is where many of the leaders of the Orthodox church have studied. The capital Scala connected with the other villages of the island by bus and taxis and small boats make daily trips nearby islands and remote beaches of Patmos. Here you can buy beautiful linen embroideries from Patmos and hand- made textiles with traditional patterns. There are also several kinds of local dairy products and traditional desserts from Scala you can travel to the other Greek islands like Rhodes Leros Kalymnos Lipsi Karpathos Astypalea Nisyros Kos Kasos and Mykonos.

At the top of the hill over Scala located the medieval settlement of Chora with the monastery of Saint John. Chora is a picturesque village with typical Geek islands style white houses.Chora is the main attraction of Patmos. Chora has many small restaurants ,taverns and cafes, beautiful small shops ,mini markets and Greek art shops. Chora has connections with the rest of the island with taxi and bus service, if you like walkin you can take the old path that leads to the port in 20 minutes about . Grikos is an idyllic fishing village, in a distance of 5 kilometers from Scala,it is built on the picturesque bight of Grikos, with the intriguing rock of Kalikatsou where hermits lived there for centuries.From the old square you can have a romantic view to the fishing boats and the little taverns that serving traditional food and delicacies. Small sandy beaches with shadowy pine trees make Grikos ideal for a relaxation holiday. For those who like the excitement and action there are also water sports options. Grikos is connected with all parts of Patmos island by bus and taxis and by old walking paths going to Chora and Scala.

Kambos is a rural village about 5,5 kilometres away from the port of Scala, Kambos is built on a sandy coastline and has small white houses . It is one of the unspoiled pieces of land and is inhabited by farmers and fishermen that live next to each other. There are many taverns in the village square and along the beach and there is a small supermarket where you can buy anything. Shady pine and tamarisk trees plus deckchairs along the beach of Kambos offer to the visitors all the comfort ,water sports are also available. Kambos is connected with the port by bus and taxis throughout the day. There are two football fields and one basketball court on the island. The Xanthos Sports Club organizes football, basketball and beach- volley tournaments.

Patmos Hotels Studios and accommodations.

Patmos  paradise hotelHotel Patmos Paradise: the Hotel located in Kambos one of the most wonderful resorts of Patmos. The Hotel offers an excellent accommodation, all rooms have their own veranda with amazing views, air condition and all modern facilities like satellite television, fridge,heating, hair dryer . The hotel Kambos has a tennis court and squash court, swimming pool, free wireless internet access and parking. From 88 euro per room/night. For information and booking

Skala hotel pamosHotel Skala located a few hundred meters from the port of Skala. Its location is ideal because its very near to the wonderful beaches of Patmos and near to the shopping centre of the island. The hotel has a fantastic garden with swimming pool, restaurant and bar. The hotel offers rooms with facilities for disable visitors on request. All rooms are equipped with air condition , writing desks, telephone and sat TV. In the hotel you will find a piano bar and a conference hall. From 68 euro per room/night, click for more information

hotel asteri in patmosHotel Asteri Skala. Located within a short distance from Skala with easy access to all sights and beaches of Patmos as well as the Monastery of St John in Chora. Very near you will find restaurants and taverns just in front of the sea. The hotel Asteri has 37 rooms with balconies that offer fantastic sea views. All rooms are equiped with AC, colour TV and mini fridge. Prices 68 euro per room/night. For more information and booking please

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