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Arkoi, Lipsoi, Marathi

Three little islands, on the E of Patmos with many interesting sites to explore, for quiet, relaxing holidays.
For those who want to enjoy nature and crystal clear waters, unspoilt by tourism.

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Name of place: Arkoi, Lipsoi, Marathi

Basic tourist information
  • Three little islands, on the E of Patmos with many interesting sites to explore, for quiet, relaxing holideays.
  • For those who want to enjoy nature and crystal clear waters, unspoilt by tourism.
  • Lipsoi has a library, pharmacy, traditional bakery, carpet weaving school, 2 super markets, several tavernas with fresh fish. You will moor at the natural harbour wich offers very good shelter, and has water and fuel.
  • If you are around on August 23, you will enjoy the celebrations for Panagia
  • Marathi During the winter the beautiful Marathi hosts 3 inhabitants! There is a marvelous beach with 2 tavernas with good food, many sailing boats like to moor here. There are no roads, only paths! Enjoy!
  • Arkoi During the winter, there are abour 40 inhabitants. The island has a new little harbour, port Augusta, on the SW side of the island. It offers shelter from all weathers and has places for about 20 sail boats, if you moor stern or bows-to. Be careful for reef at the entrance of the harbour. No facilities.
  • Visit the castle -from the 4th cent.BC and the large cave at Halaro.
  • One beach of the island is the marvelous Tiganakia, with sandy bottom. Half of it has sand and the other half peebles.


Useful Telephone Numbers
Port Authorities phone number  Hospital Police Lipsoi Tourist police
Patmos: +30 2247-31231
Lipsoi: +30 22470 41333
Patmos: +30 22470 31 211 +30 2247 41222  -