Patmos is located in the Aegean Sea and specifically in the Dodecanese complex. Its size is 34 sq.km and has approximately 3,000 residents.
The island of Patmos is a very important religious destination mainly because of the Cave of the Apocalypse, the monastery of St. John the Theologian, the Monastery of Patmos and the fact that all the religious ceremonies in Patmos are performed unchanged from the 12th century AD. Of course Patmos is not only that…
Patmos is a destination that combines a beautiful natural environment with mild tourism development. It’s geography offers a number of capes,bays and islets around the island where one can enjoy the crystal clear waters of the island.
The Monastery of St. John the Theologian, the Monastery of the Apocalypse including the cave where according to tradition Apostle John received the Revelation, the ruins of the Acropolis in Skala, the site where St. John baptized Christians and residents and many more significant landmarks compose the religious history of Patmos.
The visitors in Patmos will be impressed by its beautiful beaches. Livadi Pothitou is one of the most popular beaches on the island, Meloi beach, ideal for families with young children, Skala, Geranos, a beach of big pebbles, Kampos beach which offers many water sports amenities and many other beaches, each and every one with its own specificity.
Patmos may be considered as a religious destination, which is why Easter in Patmos is a lifetime experience,but you will be amazed when you also experience the island’s nightlife. When the bars at Chora close after midnight, people move to Skala where the fun goes on until dawn … The food lovers will enjoy the local dishes in many restaurants and taverns located in every corner of the island.
As Patmos does not have an airport, the only way to reach the island is from the port of Piraeus, a route of about 10 hours. Superior Air gives you the opportunity to visit Patmos in less than hour and a half from Athens. All you have to do is call us and book your flight!