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Paxos

The tiny island of Paxos measures just 10km by 4km, meaning its not big enough to have its own airport – perhaps the secret to its success. The few who make the journey via hydrofoil from Corfu are richly rewarded – a breathtaking coastline studded with secluded pebble bays, boasting crystal clear water awaits. Add to this an interior featuring ancient olive groves – some of the oldest in Greece – and you can understand why the journey is worth it.
With a population of just 2,500, Paxos is concentrated in its harbourside town. Capital Gaios is the busiest in an uncrowded field, where the waterfront and venetian square attract a friendly mix of locals and visitors. Just 5km away lies Loggos, renowned for its authentic Greek tavernas.
Similarly, Lakka offers a range of eateries producing the freshest seafood, alongside Greek classics like tzatziki and mezze. The traditional methods of fishing have survived here – you’ll see more masts and sails the motors here, adding to the tranquility of the island. Savvy sailing fans have been keeping Paxos a secret for years. The deserted beaches around the island are easily accessible by boat, and what better way to spend a day, than sailing through the azure waters to the next picture perfect cove?

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 14℃
  • 14℃
  • 16℃
  • 19℃
  • 23℃
  • 28℃
  • 31℃
  • 31℃
  • 28℃
  • 23℃
  • 19℃
  • 15℃
  • 12
  • 12
  • 11
  • 12
  • 8
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • 8
  • 11
  • 15
  • 17

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

RAINFALL

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

January

Due to the low temperatures and the majority of bars, restaurants and hotels closed, we do not recommend a beach holiday during this month.

February

Due to the low temperatures and the majority of bars, restaurants and hotels closed, we do not recommend a beach holiday during this month.

March

Due to the low temperatures and the majority of bars, restaurants and hotels closed, we do not recommend a beach holiday during this month.

April

Due to the low temperatures and the majority of bars, restaurants and hotels closed, we do not recommend a beach holiday during this month.

May

May marks the start of the holiday season. Bars, restaurants and hotels open their doors, temperatures rise above 20 degrees and fewer tourists means this is a fantastic month for a spring time beach holiday. What’s more, there are usually great value offers to be had from tour operators and hotels.

June

As temperatures start to rise, the holiday season is well underway. This is the perfect month for those wanting a Summer break before the schools break up for holidays.

July

As schools break up and the destination experiences some of the best weather. This is a fantastic time to travel so special offers are becoming limited - book early if you have specific holiday needs.

August

Schools out for the Summer and the weather is perfect for beach holidays. There are little or no deals available during this period and popular hotels are likely to become booked out.

September

As schools return, the crowds reduce making September a great time to sit back and relax on the beach. Special offers return as familes are unable to travel during this period.

October

The temperatures start to drop but it's the perfect time to grab a beach holiday away from the crowds and to take advantage of any special offers.

November

Due to the low temperatures and the majority of bars, restaurants and hotels closed, we do not recommend a beach holiday during this month.

December

Due to the low temperatures and the majority of bars, restaurants and hotels closed, we do not recommend a beach holiday during this month.

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