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Cruises to Hydra

Hydra (Photo:leoks/Shutterstock)

About Hydra

Only 90 minutes away from Athens by hydrofoil, Hydra is one of the closest islands to mainland Greece, making it a favorite beach getaway among the Greeks. The buildings here are white stucco, with red Mediterranean-style roofs, and cluster around a perfect horseshoe-shaped harbor.

Only smaller cruise ships from companies such as Azamara, Windstar and Sea Dream stop in Hydra. The island provides a welcome beach break from tours of ruins in this area of the world, although bring your water shoes when you go, as the shores here are pebbly.

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Celebrity Infinity
Celebrity Infinity (Photo: Celebrity)

7 Night
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1,564 Reviews
Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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Le Lyrial (Ponant)
Le Lyrial

7 Night
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Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Ponant
Jul 15, 2022
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Azamara Journey
Azamara Journey

9 Night
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784 Reviews
Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Azamara
Jul 9, 2022
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Le Bougainville
Le Bougainville (Photo: Ponant)

13 Night
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8 Reviews
Leaving:Nice
Cruise Line:Ponant
Jun 27, 2022
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Ponant
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Leaving:Malta
Cruise Line:Ponant
Sep 16, 2022
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Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Ponant
Aug 11, 2022
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Ponant
Apr 27, 2023
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Ponant
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Leaving:Malta
Cruise Line:Ponant
Jun 1, 2023
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Star Clippers
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9 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Ponant
Apr 26, 2023
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Leaving:Venice
Jul 14, 2022
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Leaving:Athens
Sep 27, 2023
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8 Night
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Sep 23, 2022
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Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Ponant
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Why go to Hydra?

Pros:

Hydra is a top-notch destination for beach-lovers

Cons:

Cruisers seeking a rollicking nightlife or an array of activities might be bored on quiet Hydra

Bottom Line:

Not far from the mainland, this tiny island offers beautiful beaches and a charming village

Currency & Best Way to Get Money?

Currency is the euro. Bank machines are located along the seaside promenade.

Language?

Greek, but almost everyone speaks English.


Hydra Cruise Reviews
Loved Hydra. Small town, yes, but we found the area immediately around the harbor to be charming and enjoyed just walking around.Read More
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AussieBoyTX
A pleasant port, with a wide variety of shops, bars and restaurantsRead More
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Spysmum
Lovely tender port with some cafes and restaurants and a small number of good quality shops. No cars on the island, so easy to wander around.Read More
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LandC
Be adventurous , take the donkey ride ! It was an experience to be remembered. Very nice. Loved the fact that this place has NO CARS. I especially loved seeing the locals head to the market with their donkeys and wovRead More
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