KEA Island Information
KEA, the ideal place for your wedding, event and holidays
Kea, also known as Tzia, is the first of the Cycladic islands and is a mere one hour ferry ride from the port of Lavrio, or half hour on a private speed boat, only 16 nautical miles. Lavrio is also only about half hour drive from Athens Venizelo airport. A mere hop skip and jump! Kea is an ideal place to arrange your wedding, party, or event. An island with beautiful holiday homes to rent with private pools and some with private beaches as well. Accommodation varying from small one room homes to some boasting up to 8 bedrooms. Whatever you’re looking for from quaint to lavish Kea can accommodate. Concierge services can help you with whatever you need. In Kea there is a lot to do from a day boat trip to beautiful secluded beaches to learning to cook Greek food from a real chef to going diving, taking a sketching class, visiting one of the many archaeological sites or exploring the walking paths. Kea was recently voted as one of the top secret islands in Greece.
Our concierge services can assist even the most demanding customers arrange their dream wedding or book the ideal accommodation at an exquisite villa.
Kea is picturesque and unique, it’s also been relatively untouched by mass tourism. The total population of the island is only 2500 inhabitants on 129 km/sq.
Kea terrains vary from sandy beaches to rugged peaks and oak forests. The capital is Ioulida and Korissia is the name of the main port. Vourkari is a pretty little fishing village and marina , It is also the most cosmopolitan area of the island with many restaurants , tavernas , coffee shops and bars . It is an ideal spot to sit and people watch and take in the sunset. The island of kea boasts over 40 magnificent beaches, some more well known than others and many reachable only by sea. Private boat tours can be arranged to visit these beautiful beaches.
Kea is truly rich in history and archaeology with settlements and ruins t to explore dating back to the Bronze Age. Kea has many excellent walking paths and beautiful sites to discover by foot. A boat trip around the island or a sunset boat cruise gives a totally different perspective to the islands beauty. If diving or snorkelling is your thing there is also a lot to discover below the seas surface, including well known ship wrecks.
Kea also attracts a lot of artists and musicians as its beauty and serenity help to inspire and reflect. Once you visit Kea once it is hard not to want to return to see more.
A boat trip around the island gives you a totally different perspective on the beauty of Kea and its many secluded beaches. If diving is your thing Kea has some amazing ship wrecks to explore.