Ereikoussa, the land of reiki
The second biggest of the Diapontia islands is surrounded by the Adriatic and the Ionian Sea. The island is named after the heather bush (reiki or ereiki in Greek) that blooms on the its hills each fall, offering a beautiful purple colour.
• Porto is the port and the main settlement, where you’ll be able to enjoy local recipes in its few restaurants. There are limited choices for accommodation, so it is advised to book your room in advance.
• Agia Triada is a Church close to the port with a stone bell tower.
• The highest point on the island is Santardo. It’s 130m high and the best place to enjoy a panoramic view of Ereikoussa.
• The beach of Ereikoussa, also known as Porto beach, is long and sandy. You will find sunbeds and water sports facilities.
• Fyki is a natural harbour with a beach bar where you can lay back and enjoy the deep orange hues of the sunset.
• Brakini has shallow waters and is protected from the wind. Here there is a trail that leads to the beach with an amazing lighthouse.
• Trekking through the trails that are full of olive and cypress trees.
• Mountain biking on the island’s hills.
• Canoeing in the shallow waters of the beach that is close to the port.
• Spearfishing at Cape Katergo, at the back side of the island.
Enjoy a relaxed holiday and book cheap ferry tickets to Ereikoussa through Let’s Ferry.
Information about the port of Ereikoussa
Ereikoussa is connected to Corfu, Othonoi and Mathraki. There are no cars on the island. You can walk or use a bike to move around.