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Kythnos island

Kythnos island

Kythnos belongs to the Western Cyclades complex islands. It has numerous beaches, Cycladic scenery and local hospitality.

It is said that it was named by the Dryopes headmaster and first settler of Kythnos. Another version says that the name is born from the root "kyth" from the verb "keftho", which means cloak and refers to the place where someone can hide.

The major settlements of the island are Loutra, St. Irene, Chora, Myrichas, Dryopida, Lefkes, Canala and Saint Demetrios.

Kythnos is composed of countless bays, coves and unique beaches with crystal clear waters and ample shade from the trees.

To get to Kythnos by boat, you will start from Piraeus or from Lavrion. It is ideal for either short breaks or long vacations.

Why choose Kythnos for vacation?
Because it is very close to Athens
For the 65 sandy beaches with the crystal waters
For the Cycladic colour of the architecture of the island
For the friendly people
For a walk at the traditional alleys
For fresh fish on the beach where the waves break.

Why to choose the Studio's & Apartments Nereides?
For the variety of selection in studios & apartments.
For its unique Cycladic architecture.
For the spotless rooms with the daily maid service.
For the wonderful views of the Aegean Sea.
For the modern amenities like wireless Internet (Wi-Fi).
For the experience of island hospitality.

Which other islands connect to Kythnos?
Kythnos is connected by boat with
Kea (Tzia), Serifos, Sifnos, Milos, Syros and Santorini.

What sports can you do at Loutra?
Diving with specialized group
Taking walks at the traditional streets.

Distance from harbour of Loutra : 500m
Distance from port 11 km
Distance from bus stop 550 meters.
Distance from springs 600 meters.
Distance from Chora (the capital) 5 km

Telephone numbers
Municipality of Kythnos: 22813-61100
Police: 22810-31201
Port Authority: 22810-32290
Ship Agencies: 22810-32242, 22810-32104, 22810-32315