Angistri. Angistri (Agkistri or Agistri) is a tiny island with an area of twelve square kilometres, covered by many pine trees. The island has about one thousand permanent residents and it is located about six kilometres west of the island of Aegina, in the heart of the Saronic Gulf.
In summer the island is visited by thousands of tourists. Angistri administratively belongs to the city of Piraeus. On the island are four villages situated:
Megalochori or Mylos: Megalochori is the largest village of the island with more than five hundred people. Megalochori has its own natural harbor and a sandy and pebble beach. Here arrive and depart flying dolphins that make the route Piraeus-Angistri-Piraeus. The village has many old Greek stone houses, narrow cobbled streets and alleyways, traditional kafeneions and taverns as well as cheaper and more luxurious hotels.
Skala or Angistri. Skala is the larger port of Angistri, here arrive the big boats from Piraeus and Aegina. Skala is situated in the northeast of the island. Located two kilometers from Megalochori and with 350 inhabitants. It is a resort where many hotels and apartments are. Here is a nice sandy beach with shallow water. Here are many traditional seafood restaurants, bars and taverns.
Limenaria: Limenaria is a traditional village in southern Angistri, about five kilometers from Megalochori. Here live couple of hundreds residents in a village surrounded by many pine trees.
Metochi: Metochi lies on the slopes of a hill between Skala and Megalochori. Because it is a little higher, the view from here is very nice.
Angistri is accessible from Piraeus and Aegina. the boattrip from Piraeus takes up to two hours, from Aegina 15 minutes.