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Skala Eressos, with its 3km unspoiled beach and crystal clear sea, is a unique village on the beautiful island of Lesvos, and offers a warm welcome to independent travellers & holiday makers from all over the world.
Skala Eressos is renowned world wide as the birthplace of the female poet and teacher, Sappho, as well as the philosopher and Aristotle’s successor father of botany, Theophrastus.
For over 50 years women from all over the world have traveled to the birth place of Sappho to enjoy a laid back and friendly atmosphere amongst the locals and other tourists making this the most popular resort for women in Europe.
There is an abundance of animal life here. The island of Lesvos is renowned throughout the world as having one of the largest visiting populations of migrating birds and is said to be a ‘twitchers’ paradise. In the fields surrounding the villages of Eressos and Skala Eressos, you will see wildlife galore.
Skala Eressos is built on a valley floor and surrounded by a stunning amphitheatre of volcanic rock and mini mountains. Most property is built on the flatlands of the valley floor and very few of them afford a direct view of the sea.
The air is fresh and the waters clean, more importantly, children can play in safety here on the gently sloping sands and the beach front streets are almost void of motor vehicles. Certainly the main promenade is vehicle free.
With its reliable summer weather, laid-back atmosphere, friendly people and wonderful food, Skala Eressos offers an inexpensive alternative to some of the better-known Greek islands and resorts.