Patmos is a small island with few villages but many beautiful beaches. In fact, the main villages in Patmos are Chora and Skala. Chora is the capital town of the island, constructed on top of a hill and hosting the two most important sights of Patmos: the Cave of the Apocalypse and the Monastery of Saint John. Skala is a tourist village spread around the port of the island. Most hotels in Patmos are found in Skala, in a walking distance from the port, restaurants, cafeterias and shops.
Beaches in Patmos are spread all around the island. The most organized Patmos beaches are found on the eastern side, such as Grikos, Kampos, Agriolivado, Sapsila and Meloi. These are nice bays with crystal waters, partly organized with sunbeds, umbrellas and taverns, with small hotels or rooms in short distance. Most beaches are accessible by bus from Skala. Here are the most famous villages and beaches in Patmos. Each location is presented with detailed text, map and occasionally photos and close sightseeing.