The ancient name of the name was "kekryphalia". This means head decorated,because of the pine trees. Actually Agistri island is all green forested, the combination of pine trees and the sea is simply amazing. With residents less than 1000 people ,it looks like a well kept secret.The place is ideal for family holidays, for relaxation and for daily cruises. There many islands around Agistri that you can visit easily with a boat.
From the airport to the port to Piraeus the route is about 45 minutes and more, depending on the traffic. You can use the bus X96 from the airport to the port , or the metro (10 euros ticket). Of course there is the option of a taxi. You can book your transfer with Greece Private Transfer (www.greeceprivatetransfer.com) and an English speaking driver with luxury vehicles can drive you easily and safe right to the kiosk of the port of Piraeus. From the port you can take the ferry or one of the two hydrofoil companies (Hellenic seaways and Aegean flying dolphins).Remember that Gate 8 is the Gate for Agistri island.
You must see the sunrise from the Spa area of Oasis Hotel and Spa and you must see the sunset on board with greeceprivatetransfer.
You must visit the three famous beaches of Halikiada (nudist beach), Dragonera and Aponissos. Clear crystal water everywhere around the island. The Scala Beach is the only beach of the island that is totally sandy. Ideal for children. At the same beach you must visit Oasis Spa for a massage or a jacuzzi. There are many activities for couples or families to do during your stay in Agistri.You can be informed from the www.greeceprivatetransfer.com . Daily cruises and excursions in the mainland are very popular.
You can buy local products , honey and sweets
There are a lot of tavernas around the island like Aponissos,Moschos,Aktaion,Toxotis with delicious food. You must try the Oasis seasisde restaurant in Scala, top class service,fantastic food and a lot of different wine tickets. A lovely place to enjoy . Some days of the week they organize events ,like live music and the Oasis wine tastings!
There are a lot of hotels for all your needs in Agistri! Oasis Scala Beach hotel (Silver Hospitality Award for the year 2017) is a great option. You can also stay in Aktaion and Saronis in Scala area. In Skliri, Rosy's littke village and Kekriphalia are very good choices. Akrogiali studios are in a good location and they are value for money. The hospitality in Agistri is A M A Z I N G !