• Patmos

Patmos

Patmos is the island were the Apocalypse was written. The town of Patmos is built round the overwhelming monastery of St John that dominates the whole island.

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Name of place: Patmos

Capital: Patmos

Basic tourist information
  • Patmos is the island were the Apocalypse was written. The town of Patmos is built round the overwhelming monastery of St John that dominates the whole island.
  • Although calm at nights, Patmos is an impressive island, with amazing beaches and a unique landscape that attracts tourists.
  • The houses at Hora have interior yards and gardens, because people used to live indoors for fear of the pirates.
  • Among the 20 beaches of the island, you will find one for your tastes. If you like nudism, go to Diakofti and Psili Ammos. Vaghia is one of the coldests of the island.


Main port
  • Main port name: Skala
  • Mooring: The is a new marina at Netia, next to Skala.
  • Shelter: Safe harbour, open to SE winds. There is a new quay into the bay. The quay closer to the town is reserved for ferries. Good holding.
  • Available services: It is the main settlement of the island, with all the facilities one will need. No electricity, one can buy water.


Alternative bays
  • Aspri. Is a cove N of Skala, protected from the meltemi (N wind).
  • Grikos bay. An idyllic bay, looks like a lake, S of Skala. It is advisable to anchor behind Tragos island, because Grikos is open to SE winds.


Useful Telephone Numbers
Port Authorities phone number  Hospital Police
+30 22470 31231 +30 22470 31211 +30 22470 31303