Paxos is the biggest island among the group of Ionian Islands in Greece. It has plenty of Island Paxos holiday rentals to offer to make your Greek holiday one to never forget. The creation of Paxos is attributed to Poseidon, who according to Greek mythology struck Corfu with his trident to create the quiet island of Paxos. Calm, serenity, tranquaility, relaxation and stunning natural beauty is what you will enjoy if you choose to visit this Greek island paradise. Island Paxos is only a few kilometres long, therefore staying in the picturesque Island Paxos holiday villas will give you a chance to explore the entire island and enjoy its landscape and diverse views. If you are staying in Island Paxos holiday rentals in the western half of the island then you will be greeted with its chalky white cliffs and will be able to explore its famous blue caves.
Choose Paxos Island Villa Rentals and discover this Greek island paradise
Olive groves abound from Gaios to Lakka and walking through them and enjoying fresh olives is a great way to spend a holiday here. Interestingly, there will be trees along your walk that are in some cases more than 100 years old. Some of the best places to find Island Paxos holiday rentals are on the beaches on the island. Lakka lies to the north of Island Paxos and has a sheltered bay. You can also take the opportunity to visit the sea caves near Lakka. Loggos is a harbour town complete with fishing taverns and a beach called Monodendri. Gaios, the capital of Island Paxos, also has plenty of Island Paxos holiday rentals to offer along with its Mogonisi Beach and profusion of coves. All these beaches offer excellent waters to swim in and enjoy an aquatic holiday.
Paxos Apartments - listen to the calming blue waves lap gently onto the sand
Aside from the beaches you can also visit the island of Antipaxos, which is an even smaller version of Island Paxos and has some fabulous beaches as well. Snorkelling is a great activity to indulge in while on a trip here. For some interesting history, visit the Papankolis Cave while staying in Island Paxos holiday rentals and take a look at a cave which helped camouflage a Greek submarine during the Second World War. You can stay in Island Paxos holiday rentals and enjoy the International Music Festival which is held in September. Considering that the island is only around 20 square kilometres, one of the best holiday activities to indulge in is to put on a pair of sturdy walking shoes and start exploring the natural beauty this island has to offer.
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