Chios is a perfect honeymoon destination for all tastes. Whether you want to relax or dance the night away this is the island for you. Cafes, tavernas and restaurants, bars and night clubs offer a range of entertainment for everyone.
You do not need to worry about your budget as there is a huge variety of accomodation to suit your pocket and taste. Just pick the one that’s ideal for you and enjoy your honeymoon. You can choose from a 5-star resort, a boutique hotel or rental accomodations, all offer the best facilities, comfort and a very friendly staff to help you have a pleasant stay.
During the day, soak in the sun at one of its many beaches. You can try a different one every day. Some are close to town such as Bella Vista, Daskalopetra, where Daskalopetra rock is located one of the island’s most famous archaeological sites according to tradition the great poet Homer from used to recite. Ormos, Agia Paraskevi are also welcoming, fully equipped with umbrellas, water sport facilities while at others there are nearby cafes and restaurants.
However, if you wish to get away from all then go north to Mersinidi but remember to take along your own water and food. Glaroi beach is also a popular one for swimming, and enjoying loud music and beach parties.
Looking for a lively nightlife, then the port is the place for you but not only as you can find plenty of entertainment at Karfas, Komi, Agia Fotia, Pyrgi, Volissos, Lagada, and Kardamyla, as well.
Chios local cuisine
Do not hesitate to try local cuisine, especially fresh fish dishes, served all over Chios and drink excellent quality wine known as Ariouso Oinos of ancient years.
Chios culture and history
In addition to swimming and entertainment there are plenty of sites worth visiting. You can learn about the culture and history of the island by visiting some of its museums, the Folklore Museum, the Oinousses Maritime Museum, Trapeza at monastery museum, an art gallery are just a few.
At Kampos admire the unique architecture of the old residences with their high stone walls blending in with the natural environment. Explore the Emporio archaeological site and many castles and fortresses dating back in the Byzantine and Roman period.
Chios has gained worldwide fame for its ‘mastic’, which is only cultivated and produced in Chios. It has numerous uses, and is used in many products since mastic has medicinal and pharmaceutical qualities Chios is also famous for its excellent varieties of its citrus fruits, such as tangerines and lemons and they specialise in sweets and marmalades. Good idea to get some for your breakfast back home! The island guarantees an amazing honeymoon at any time of the year!