My Iraklia

My Iraklia: 
Long-Standing Friendships

25 May 2014John & Lynn, former teachers, from England first discovered Iraklia in 1998.«We were attracted by the lack of man-made noise, for Iraklia is a quiet, unspoilt island where we have made many long-standing friendships …”

Johanna, retired teacher from Austria

My Iraklia: 
Small Marvels of Life in the Sea

Johanna, retired teacher from Austria, loves Iraklia for its wonderful people, warm Greek hospitality and little marvels of life ...

My Iraklia: 
The Flurry When the Boats Come Into the Harbor

Kate, teacher and translator, lives in Australia. She shares with us some of her favorite things on Iraklia.

My Iraklia: A Nature Lover's Paradise

“We love Iraklia. It became a very special place for us back in 1996 when on our very first visit we received such a warm welcome from all the Iraklian people, making us feel very much a part of the Iraklia “family.” At that time, we just wanted to return as soon as possible. And now we usually spend a month on the island each year...

My Iraklia: For Me There is No Alternative

16 Jun 2014Øyvind, sales manager, from Fetsund, Norway, has visited Iraklia several times over the last decade, rewarded each time he arrives with the warmth and hospitality of the people. "If you like a holiday, where calm, relaxation, good food, nice beaches, friendly people and a total recharge of your batteries is the most important thing...

 Chef Giannis Gavalas on Iraklia

My Iraklia: In One Word: It's my LIFE!

Chef Giannis Gavalas, who lives in Athens, is from Iraklia. He says: “…place of origin of both my parents, Iraklia is where I first stood on my two feet, taking my first steps at nine months. [It is] the place that filled my senses with the first aromas and flavors that accompany me professionally until today. Iraklia: the place I...