Antipaxos

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Antipaxos

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Antipaxos is a very small island south of Paxos and has perhaps the most turquoise water in the entire Ionian Sea.It has only 20 permanent residents and its area is 4.3 square kilometers.Its port is Agriapidia and it is the only one that connects it with Paxos from where it is only 3.4 nautical miles away. A little above you will find the church of Agios Emilianos which is the only one on the island. The movement is limited, There is a small path that starts from the bay of Vrika and ends at Cape Plaka.There is a lighthouse built in the late 19th century.However you can rent some accommodation for your stay which includes your transfers to and from the island by boat of the respective accommodation owner.You can reach the island of Antipaxos or Antipaxos (as the locals call it) by taking a speedboat from the central square of Gaios. you want nothing more than 18: 00-19: 00 as no one stays on the beaches at night.Another way to get there is by boat, either sailing or yacht for diggers or renting a boat. If you do not have a license this is not a problem as by law, for rental boats up to 30hp you do not need a license. as well as tips for the best destinations and weather.

Beaches

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You do not need to travel to the Caribbean to see turquoise waters and white sand, as long as you are on the beaches of Antipaxos, it is one of the most beautiful in the Ionian.The first is Vrika, it forms a cove with a green landscape over the white sand and the turquoise waters. There are umbrellas and sunbeds as well as taverns to enjoy a drink or food.Mesovrika is between Vrika and Voutumi, it is clearly a smaller beach and has white pebbles and some beautiful caves where you can swim safely.And finally, Voutoumi is rightly considered one of the most characteristic beaches, with crystal clear blue-green waters and white sand and also green landscape. A characteristic point is the tavern Bella Vista overlooking Paxos, you can easily go up the stairs at the end of the beach.Other beautiful beaches with equally turquoise waters are Rodovani and Sarakiniko.In the summers Antipaxos is flooded with visitors who arrive here either by luxury and sailing boats or from Paxos but also by day trips from Corfu to Parga and Sivota.

It is worth mentioning that there are several vineyards of which the locals produce excellent local wine that can be tasted in the taverns of the island.

 

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The islands of Paxos-Antipaxos with their wider sea area and rocky islets have been designated a protected habitat of Natura 2000