Francs used to call the island “Isola di Spezie”, which means “the island of aromas” and was the reason why the island is named Spetses, according to tradition. Spetses island is located at the Argosaronic Gulf, across Peloponnese coast and about 60 miles southwest of Athens.
Spetses island is a place where time seems to stop. Neoclassic buildings, carriages and the absence of cars, create a unique landscape of a past era. The sea emerges between traditional houses, picturesque streets and the colorful stones that form images from the life of the island and create a magical, breathtaking view. Across the coast, there are lots of beautiful beaches and hidden caves with crystal clear waters, waiting to be discovered. Its rich history, has granted Spetses island with lots of monuments and areas with archaeological or ecological interest. Here you will never get bored… Living!