Aegina is an island in the Saronic Gulf and its key position makes it the most popular nearby destination. A hour by boat and half by a rib boat, Aegina can combine your various desires as the island is ideal for fun as well as relaxation.
You can visit the temple of Afea that is dedicated to Athena ancient goddess. The temple is located at a height of 160 meters on the eastern side of the island.
The most beautiful beaches of Aegina include “Portes”, “Klima” and “Agia Marina”. But “Marathonas” beach is also stunning and gives you the opportunity to visit the opposite islet with a rib boat. Another nice excursion is to “Vagia” beach from which you can also visit the nearby beach of “Tourlos” or rent a rib boat and visit.
You will be amazed with the turquoise waters of the island and the numerous beaches that are not easily accessible and renting a rib boat shall provide you access to them. Aegina is an island of lush vegetation and clear blue waters that will make you feel like being in a heavenly place.
Do not miss to taste the local food of the island; fried “katsoules”, pug reddish fish and horse mackerel fish. You can also enjoy a juicy T-bone combined with local potatoes from “Portes”. And of course do not forget to buy the amazing Aegina pistachios which are world famous for their taste and their nutritional value.