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Last Minute Hydra

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Are you dreaming of a last-minute getaway to the iconic Greek island of Hydra? If so, our team at Voyage Privé is here to help. We have some fabulous, members-only deals for the best hotel accommodation in this picturesque part of the world!

Why take a last-minute trip to Hydra?

The island of Hydra is one of the most beautiful and iconic areas of Greece and a great spot for a last-minute booking. It is known for its elegant stone mansions, churches, narrow alleys and charming shops. There are no cars allowed on the island, which adds to its overall ambience. These are just a few reasons why last-minute Hydra holidays are a great move. The Voyage Privé team is delighted to assist you in booking the perfect accommodation for the getaway to this peaceful location.

The Voyage Privé travel expert's opinion on last-minute holidays in Hydra

Our travel expert here at Voyage Privé is excited to recommend the island of Hydra to you as a great choice for a last-minute holiday booking to Greece. There is something for everyone on this tranquil island, whether you are going on a romantic getaway, a group adventure, a family retreat or a solo excursion. You will love immersing yourself in the region's dining, nightlife and culture when you schedule the perfect travel experience with our team.

5 things to do on a last-minute trip to Hydra

Barceló Hydra Beach Resort 5*

1. Avlaki Beach

Located just 100 metres from Hydra Port, Avlaki Beach is a spot you simply cannot miss while on a last-minute break to the island. It is known for its clear waters and is a great choice if you are looking for a less crowded beach than many other options in the area.

2. The museums of Hydra

Hydra is home to some outstanding museums that are great for travellers looking to learn more about the region's history and culture. Top recommendations include the Historical Archives Museum and the Ecclesiastical Museum.

3. Spilia Beach Bar

Located just a 5-minute walk from Hydra's port, Spilia Beach Bar is the perfect spot to head for drinks and a meal. It is known for its delicious Mediterranean fare and its steps that lead directly to the waterfront.

4. Prophet Elias Monastery

At 500 metres above sea level, the Prophet Elias Monastery offers spectacular views of the sea and the surrounding landscape. It was first established in 1813 and played a key role in the Greek Revolution of 1821.

5. The festivals of Hydra

The island of Hydra is renowned for the many festivals that take place there during the year. If you come at the right time, you can experience the pageantry that is on display when the island's residents come together to celebrate occasions such as Easter or the memory of the famed War of Independence hero Admiral Andreas Miaoulis.

Which hotel to choose for your last-minute stay in Hydra

1.?Barceló Hydra Beach Resort 5*

Barceló Hydra Beach Resort 5*

The Barceló Hydra Beach Resort 5* is located in the beautiful Greek region of the Argolis and is a great option for exploring the area's sights and sounds. It offers stunning views of the Aegean Sea as well as the iconic island of Hydra. The family-friendly resort's amenities include a private beach and spa treatments.

2.?Grand Bleu Apartments

Grand Bleu Apartments

Grand Bleu Apartments is a perfect choice for travellers looking to take in the sights and sounds of Ermioni on Greece's Peloponnese mainland, across from Hydra. You will love the modern decor that is combined with the ambience of the traditional Greek white houses that make up the property. During your stay, you will have the option between a Superior Sea View Room or an Executive Sea Front Room.

3.?Nautica Bay 3*

Nautica Bay 3*

The Nautica Bay 3* is a great family-friendly option for last-minute holidays in pretty Porto Heli on the unspoiled Pelopenesse Peninsula on the mainland. Its location is ideal for excursions to the island as well as other locations in the Saranoic Gulf, such as Spetses and Poros. Hotel amenities include free Wi-Fi, a playground, mini-golf, a tennis court, a restaurant, a beach area with sunbeds and umbrellas, a pool bar and a beach bar.

4.?Nikki Beach Resort & Spa 5*

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa 5*

The Nikki Beach Resort & Spa 5* is located in Greece's beautiful Port Heli region. It is one of the top spots for travellers looking to enjoy excursions to the island of Hydra and offers incredible views of the Argolic Gulf. You will enjoy dinner at the resort's rooftop terrace during your stay. Key amenities include a serene spa and an infinity-edge pool.

5.?Barcelo Hydra Beach 5*

Barcelo Hydra Beach 5*

The Barcelo Hydra Beach 5* is located on the coast of Greece in the beautiful community of Thermisia. It is a great choice if you are interested in taking a journey out to the island of Hydra, and it features stylish rooms and access to rejuvenating spa treatments. Amenities and services include free Wi-Fi, babysitting, a gym, room service, dry cleaning/laundry service, a beachfront, a pool and an on-site restaurant.

Practical information on last-minute travel to Hydra

It is important to note that the local language of Hydra is Greek, and the region uses the euro as its currency.

What is the weather like in Hydra?

The island of Hydra experiences a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and moderate winters. It is also known for sudden showers, so it is always a good idea to bring along an umbrella just to be on the safe side.

What budget to plan

Given the short-notice nature of last-minute Hydra holidays, bringing along additional cash is always a plus. This will help to ensure that you can handle any expenses that arise that you had not initially planned on.

How to get to Hydra

Flying into Athens is a popular option for travellers who want to visit the island of Hydra. You can get a ferry from the Port of Piraeus. Other options for getting a ferry to the island include Port Heli and Ermioni.

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