The interior of the island is still very traditional with white-washed houses, narrow crooked stone paths and with many old monasteries and churches tucked into the hills. There are no motorcars on the island and transport is by donkey, foot or boat. Hydra is a perfect place for exploring the other very diverse islands of the Saronic group and the Peloponnese mainland but people travelling to Hydra should be aware that there are many stone steps that connect the various parts of the island and some houses, located high up require a good level of fitness and take quite a lot of energy to reach
FEATURED VILLAS IN Hydra
The House of the Shooting Star
Sleeps 8, from € 3200/Week
This exceptional property sits high above Hydra town and is styled in the most wonderful way. Lavish and chic the house offers an incredibly high level of accommodation for eight guests and benefits from fabulous views, an unusually large garden for Hydra and a private swimming pool on this wonderful Greek island.
Sleeps 6, from
This is a lovely island house taken straight out of a fairytale with an ethereal and magical feel, and many beautiful, artistic touches.
Sleeps 4, from € 1800/Week
The Mariner\'s Retreat has recently been refurbished to provide comfortable and spacious accommodation. Right next to the sea, this lovely holiday villa provides a unique setting on the Greek island of Hydra.
Sleeps 3, from € 1085/Week
Situated in Kamini and very close to the sea, 3 tavernas, bars and grocery stores, this sweet little Greek cottage provides a charming environment for a couple or small family and of course for honeymoons! Only ten minutes walk from Hydra town, Kamini is one of Hydra\'s best kept secrets.
The Hidden Manor
Sleeps 6, from € 2800/Week
The Hidden Manor is one of the most tastefully and sensitively restored manors in Hydra. Sleeping 6 guests it provides a standard of self catering accommodation that reminds one of the prosperous days of a by gone era.
Sleeps 8, from € 2940/Week
This fabulous house has been beautifully restored using the techniques and materials of the past. The result is a very comfortable property in a great area of Hydra town which is accessed easily. Perfect for the discerning traveller looking for a luxurious property on this lovely Greek island of Hydra.
The Small Shooting Star
Sleeps 6, from € 2200/Week
Sleeping up to 6 guests, the Small Shooting Star is ideal for a family or smaller group of friends who would love to experience the beautiful island of Hydra in authentic surroundings at a reasonable cost. It is possible to rent Small Shooting Star by itself and with exclusive use of pool and gardens in all months except July and August.