Diaporos Island is still one of the last standing gems in Sithonia. This island is situated on the east side of the Sithonia peninsula, close to the Vourvourou village. Diaporos island has a surface of around 2 square kilometers. This island hides some of the most beautiful beaches in Sithonia. One of the most intriguing beaches in northern Greece is located exactly on this small island – the Blue Lagoon beach.
Diaporos was not inhabited until the 1980s when many holiday homes were built on the island. However, the island is still not inhabited by permanent citizens, but it always looks like a paradise island with its turquoise blue waters and white, sandy beaches.
The main secret of Diaporos is that you can only come to its beaches by sailing boats, yachts or small rented boats you rent in Vourvourou. Because of this, renting boats in Vourvourou has become a very lucrative business. On our website, you can find many agencies that rent small boats in Vourvourou, and you contact them and book your adventure in advance.
The island of Diaporos is the largest of the 9 islands belonging to the Sithonia archipelago. Diaporos is such a famous island that many tourists come for their summer vacation precisely to sail or cruise around it and enjoy the unusual and breathtaking sandy beaches.
Population: About 10 permanent residents
Postal code: 63078
The most famous beaches of Diaporos are Blue Lagoon, Myrsini, and Kryftos. Also, on the island itself, there are dozens of hidden bays with the most beautiful sandy beaches.
Diaporos island is a well-known destination for Hollywood celebrities, as well as celebrities from all around the world whose luxury yachts you can see here during the summer season.
Considering the great popularity of this attraction – visiting the island with a small boat from Vourvorou – we recommend that you make a reservation a few days before your arrival. Regardless of the large number of agencies that rent these small boats, in the season there is a wait of 3/4 days for the next free boat.
The most affordable boats are 25 horsepower, and you do not need a license to rent a boat up to 30 horsepower. Diaporos island tour is one of the best whole-day adventures you can choose in Sithonia, so we recommend that you book a boat for a date that suits you right after you arrive in Sithonia, or even before your arrival.