Sappho Travel Women's holidays to Greece
Lesvos (Lesbos) - Skala Eressos - Birthplace of Sappho
Skala Eressos is a lively resort, which caters for a wide range of visitors. It features a pleasant sandy beach, which is backed by a good selection of bars and restaurants.
This village, with its 3km unspoilt beach, is renowned world wide as the birthplace of the poet and teacher, Sappho, and is particularly popular for the traveller seeking creative inspiration, and for women travellers.
Many bars and restaurants here are owned and run by women from all over the world and there is a vibrant year round community. The resort boasts not one but two women only hotels and a whole host of activities throughout the year.
Women's Venues in Skala Eressos
Established venues in Skala Eressos include the ever-popular Tenth Muse Bar in the main square (plateia) of Skala Eressos. No changes for this year are planned, so Lena and her staff are here for you to serve breakfast / lunch and she will definitely host her very well known parties!
Sofia and her Mylos Bar at the very end of the promenade towards the harbour is open for guaranteed relaxation in the daytime on her beautiful terrace, serving you breakfast / lunch ... and at night ... Sofia plays her best club music and keeps you dancing for many hours!
Although the winter has caused real structural damage to the terrace of Skala Eressos' oldest women owned bar Marianna's, her bar is open again and you will find here the best afternoon snacks and evening relaxation. Not a real party bar, Marianna's actually offers some peace and quiet in the midst of parties on your left and right!
Xristina's Lyxnari Gift Shop (Oil Lamp) is here for your better gift and souvenier shopping therapy! It's simply impossible to walk out of this shop empty handed ... you will find here gifts for your girlfriend, your mum and even your grandmum!
No panic about not having your favorite outfit on holiday! Kinky Planet is not just any shop for dressing up, here you will find just about every accessory for Street Fashion hip and sexy looks. Just the thing you need in Skala Eressos! Jumpers, t-shirts, belts, wallets, bags and much more from a wide range of brand names like Punkyfish, Emily Strange, Scary Miss Mary and Artbox.
Located literally ON the beach is the very popular Moon Kantina. From early morning till late afternoon you can hang out here lazing, sunbathing, drinking and eating and you can almost jump in the sea from your hammock! The Moon Kantina is one of the most relaxing daytime venues around and can't be missed !
Skala Eressos is home to a few brand new venues which have opened their doors for the season 2006.
Sappho Garden of the Arts is a new cafe bar gallery and cultural center in Skala Eressos on Lesvos, and the first dedicated performance venue in this lively lesbian-friendly resort.
Sappho Garden of the Arts is a transformable and magical space that will provide a focus and inspiration for women and their creativity. A place where women can celebrate their painting, photography, sculpture and craft; their talent with words, music and theatre of all kinds; their intellectual prowess and their skills in healing therapies and training others. More information: www.sapphogarden.de
Aqua Bar has opened its doors and is the new hot spot of Vikki, former owner of Fuego Bar. Lazy lounging on the terrace in the daytime with breakfast / lunch and sunshine! In the evening the bar will transform itself into dancehall with guest dj's and of course the latest music which will keep you dancing for quite a few hours.
Many women will love this! Skala Eressos has it's very own professional Laundry Service! No more smelly clothes after spending a week on the beach and dancing till the morning. You can be fresh and sexy again every day! Pam and Jean will be very happy to see you walking in and assist you with a good tumble-dry!
Internet @ Eressos is a brand new Internet Shop by Hannah and Carolina and is located on the main promenade. The shop will provide you with internet access and you will be able to print your e-mails and photographs right on the spot!
Whether you are a woman traveling alone, with children or with friends, you will find Skala Eressos a safe and enjoyable environment to spend your holidays.
Sappho Travel has consistently endeavoured to offer services to women, and we have an excellent range of accommodation for women here in Skala Eressos.