Chora is a medieval settlement around the Byzantine Monastery of Ag. John the Theologian. This unique settlement consists of white Aegean houses and forms the heart of Patmos, attracting visitors from all over the world. Chora is a small community with many restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops. The settlement is connected to the rest of the island by bus or taxi.
Skala is the capital of Patmos and the largest settlement on the island. It is a very beautiful port with many restaurants, cafes, and shops for all your needs. Most accommodations are located in quiet neighborhoods at the back of Skala or in front of the sea. Skala is connected to the rest of the island by bus and taxi, and from Skala, excursion boats depart on a daily basis for the various beaches of the island or for other nearby islands.
Grikos is an authentic fishing village just 5 km from the port of Skala. It is located in the fantastic gulf of Groikos with the mysterious rock of "Kallikatsou" which was once the refuge of hermits for many centuries. The old square offers a romantic view and there are fish taverns open all day.
Sapsila Settlement is located between the port of Patmos and Grikos. The waters at the beach of the settlement are the warmest waters on the island. It is a settlement with a few picturesque houses and an ideal beach for relaxation. It is an ideal settlement for those who want to have a quiet vacation.
Kampos is a village at a distance of 5.5 km from Skala. It is located on a beautiful sandy bay with all-white houses. An untouched piece of nature where farmers and fishermen are your neighbors! The village square, as well as the beach, has taverns and everything you need. The beach has shade trees and sunbeds - there are also facilities for marine activities.