Serifos is a unique, less discovered island of the western Cyclades, with an authentically relaxing holiday atmosphere. According to the Greek mythology Ulysses stopped here on his way to Ithaca and faced Cyclop Polyphemus. Serifos is also supposed to be home to hero Perseus who cut off the head of the Gorgon Medusa.
Serifos is a very interesting island morphologically with numerous sandy beaches and a beautiful capital perched on the top of a steep hill. The rocky coastline is deeply indented with an alteration of coves and bays. Serifos is a typical Cycladic island with white villages, quiet harbours, golden beaches, bare hills and beautiful landscapes. The island has a unique atmosphere, ideal for a relaxed holiday. The mild tourism growth has not affected the island’s nature and traditional features.