There's a reason we've been coming here for 20 years
Sitting in the sparkling turquoise Aegean Sea, Lesvos is a warm and sunny emerald gem of Greece. It is a whole continent in miniature: spectacular beaches, high mountains and wild forests on Greece's third largest island.
Due to the island's size and variety, there's something for everyone: beach holidays, activity holidays, gastronomic tours, nature attractions and spectacular geography.
Here at Real Lesvos we aim to gradually make the wonder and attractions of Lesvos more easily available to the UK traveller. In the map below you'll find an ever-increasing list of our favourite things to do and see on Lesvos!
In the heart of the town of Eressos, the birthplace of the famous lyric poet Sappho and Theophrastus, lies the famous boutique hotel: The Eressian Hotel & Hammam Spa. Established in 1850, it has been welcoming visitors and shaping their experience of Lesvos island for over a century! This accommodation is unique: it used to be a Greek family home that has been renovated and currently offers two suites, two rooms and a wonderful dining room. Its decor is modern yet retains the feel of staying in a Greek home, with traditional stone and wooden fittings but full of light! It offers a wonderful pool and sun-loungers while being a short drive from the beach town of Skala Eresou. Food-lovers will love the Eressian Hotel & Hammam Spa for its passion for highest quality, organic local produce. Local chef Harris Katrakazas offers guests fantastic food with a changing daily menu that leaves no stone unturned: vegan guests will not be disappointed! Next to the main hotel lies the Hammam and Spa which offers every treatment imaginable; enjoy the peace and harmony of the Eressian Hammam and Spa has to offer which will bless your senses during your stay on Lesvos.
Its list of accolades includes: the 2021 ‘Small Hotel Spa of the Year Award’ granted at the Greek Hotel of the Year Awards. Eressian Hotel has the reputation of a world-class Wellness retreat, making Lesvos a top destination! Indeed, the Condé Nast Traveller UK magazine featured The Eressian Hotel & Hammam Spa in its September 2021 issue, raving about its award-winning purifying hammam experiences and its intimacy: the size of the hotel makes it ideal for groups of up to 11 who want to rent the entire hotel and treat it as their own private villa!