Groikos Bay

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It provides a good shelter for smaller crafts. Small vessels can anchor before the village of Gréko, at the bay’s head, with a bottom that consists of sand and mud. Two concrete jetties are located in the middle of the bay’s northern shores with nearby depths up to 2 m.

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Skala Harbor

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Port

Skala is a fairly safe harbor during the meltemi (the Etesians) (the Etesians) season despite the strong gusts and cross-winds. However, it is open to the SE and during the winter months it can become untenable.

Dufour 455 Economy

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Sailing Yacht for Charter

  • Berths 9
  • Built 2007
  • Length 45.00 ft

Grigos Anchorage

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Anchorage

Grikos Bay is just 3 M S of Skala. There are a number of pleasant spots that one can anchor.

Kampos Bay

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Mericha Bay

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Lagoon 39 Class

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Catamaran for Charter

  • Berths 10
  • Built 2014
  • Length 39.00 ft

Melogi Cove

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Stavros Bay

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The first thing you notice on Patmos is the Monastery of St John the Divine or the Evangelist. It crowns the hill of Hora.

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"Houston" at Skala

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Cafe

Cafenion (traditional cafe) is located in Skala, Patmos. It is 180 years old and the current owners are trying to keep the style and the traditional environment of Houston.

Loukakia is a small beach just behind the bay of Sapsila. Located a couple of km from Chora and 4 km from the port of Skala, the capital of Patmos, Loukakia has pebbled shore and crystal water.

Grikos Beach at Grigos

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Beach

Grikos is a picturesque fishing village with a big sandy beach and many smaller sandy beaches next to it. It owes its cosmopolitan flair to the sailing boats that moor in its port.

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Petra Beach

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Beach

Petra is an organized beach with large white pebbles. At one end of the beach there is a huge rock, "Petra" (that means stone in Greek), a true challenge for visitors that choose to climb on.

Psili Ammos is a secluded sandy beach with turquoise waters, accessible only by boat (a 45 minutes boat trip from Skala) or by bus to Diakofti and then walking for about 20-30 minutes through a path that leads to the beach. There is a tavern that separates the beach in two parts, one of them being used by nudists.

About 200 meters from the port is the beginning of the beach Agios Theologos (Saint Theologian). It is a sandy beach which is very popular on weekdays with the locals because they can take a quick dive, refresh themselves and go on with the ir daily duties.

Didymes Paralies (twin beaches) is a set of two almost identical beaches located at the eastern part of the island, close to the island's port, Skala. Both beaches are sandy, non organized and belong to identically shaped bays.

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Meloi Beach at Skala

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Beach

Meloi is an easily accessible beach and hosts 2 taverns and the unique organized camping of the island. It is very rarely windy and has shallow waters that are ideal for children.

In the year 96AD in a small cavern on Patmos Island Apostle St. John had a vision.

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