Indulge in the private activities Hydra has to offer, adding to the under-the-radar island life. Get your daily exercise by doing yoga, stretch your legs while hiking up the mountains, explore hydra on a horse trek or on a historical tour, or find the perfect sun lounger and spend the day at the beach.


Take a deep breath and begin your day with a relaxing massage. You can choose between a Wellness Center in Hydra Town,called Aromia, or a private session in your room(with Rena Floria). Either way, you will be greeted by professionals eager to help you enjoy your vacation.


Hydra is famous for its mountainous landscapes and is visited regularly by hikers from all around the world. Old paths leading up to monasteries, abandoned windmills or even “Eros mountain”, the highest mountain on the island. Any path you may choose will guarantee a refreshing experience with a breathtaking sea view. Choose between walking individually or going with a local guide. Ask us for more information 

Harriet's Hydra Horses

Harriet is a local Hydriot fluent in Greek and English with fully trained trekking horses with comfortable western style riding saddles. There are 8 treks to choose from according to your preferences and are available year-round. They include visits to various monasteries, churches, chapels and beaches.

Rent a boat with a skipper

Explore the island's most captivating and unique landscapes! Experience a day on the boat, wander around and feel the freedom of swimming in Crystal clear waters! (Book with us or directly with - Giannis and Natalia will make your day Unique! )

G&G Tour if the island

Take a day boat trip and explore with Giorgos and Giola the island of Hydra.
Wander through the island and discover it’s beautiful beaches and unique coastline, G&G Cruises offer a wide range of services, from daily excursions and transfers to full moon parties and special / private events.


Most beaches on Hydra are pebbled, with clear blue water and have beautiful green surroundings. Boats and sea taxis depart from the port to take you to your destination, while some beaches are also accessible on foot. Almost all beaches are organized, meaning they offer sun loungers and umbrellas for shade, and have cafés or restaurants nearby. Don’t forget to check out Spilia-which means Cave- and dive from the rocks! If you need help in choosing the best beach for you, take a look at our provided map.

  • Spilia Beach on the rocks (5' walking distance)
  • Hydronetta rocky Beach (5' walking distance)
  • Kamini - Castello pebbled beach (15' walking distance or take a water taxi-ask us for the fee)
  • Vlychos (30' walking distance or Vlychos boat or take a water taxi-ask us for the fee)
  • Four seasons pebbled beach (45' walking distance or Four Seasons boat or take a water taxi-ask us for the fee)
  • Mandraki resort and beach -sandy beach (25' walking distance or Mandraki boat or take a water taxi-ask us for the fee)
  • Bisti pebbled Beach (Bisti boat or take a water taxi-ask us for the fee)
  • Saint Nikolas pebbled Beach (Saint Nikolas boat or take a water taxi-ask us for the fee)

Historical & Cultural tour of Hydra

Discover the Historical and Cultural part of the island by visiting its museums and galleries. Visit the Historical Museum, Miaoulis statue, Lazaros Kountouriotis mansion and the house of Tetsis, explore the 60's by finding the house and the bench of Leonard Cohen, the Kid and the Dolphine statue and visit Deste foundation.

Schedule an organised tour.Your local tour leader-historian will be Maria who was born and raised in Hydra.Maria will narrate the island’s history while taking you to visit museums, Historical mansions and different corners where the island pays tribute to artists and leaders.