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cheap hotel beautiful beach?

Oslo, Norway
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cheap hotel beautiful beach?

Hei,

We are a young newly married couple who going to symi next week. We are looking for a cheap hotel near breathtaking beaches. Leaving kids at home and are planning to do absolutely nothing but get a nice tan and a lot of good food and drinks.

Maybe a day-trip on a boat if possible.

How big is the island and where shall we look for hotel?

We might split our 10 days and also go to Tilos. Good or not so good idea?

Thank you all knowing for help :)

Athens, Greece
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1. Re: cheap hotel beautiful beach?

there are hotel reviews of all islands here on TA ,check them out and find what suits you.

can't help you more,as i've never been..in the videos the little harbour with all the houses built up the hill looks gorgeous though.it's a small typically greek island and its charm is on the harbour...try finding a room there with a view to the sea.type symi in you tube to get an idea

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2. Re: cheap hotel beautiful beach?

if you want to do exploring etc combining another island may be a good idea,as 10 days may be too many foe a little island like symi..but if all you want to do is lay on the beach,i guess it suits you like any other

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3. Re: cheap hotel beautiful beach?

Sorry to say that most of the Symi beaches consist of pebble or shingle, but usually very peaceful and extremely pretty. Symi is small and is ideal for doing a few things and relaxing. Boat journeys around the island are a must with Captain Yannis on his boat, the Posiedon, includes bbq and drinks, well worth a couple trips with him. Different days, different destinations. The majority of beaches are reached by taxi boats, some are walk-able.

You don't state your hotel budget, but 60 to 120 euro's per night available.

Symi is split into upper and lower, lower is the harbour area with all the yachts, tavernas and cafes. Upper is quiet and more locals with a small selection of excellent tavernas and cafes.

I think that you will need to head back to Rhodes to catch the ferry to Tilos.

http://www.symigreece.com/

Enjoy.

Edited: 19 July 2013, 12:47
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4. Re: cheap hotel beautiful beach?

There's only one beachfront hotel on Symi, the Pedi Beach Hotel. The Nireus and Aliki hotels are waterfront but in the harbour area so no beach. There are other hotels in both Yialos, the lower town, and Chorio, the upper town, but the majority of accommodation on Symi is self catering houses, apartments and studios. As Maio-CV says most visitors get to the beaches by boat, great fun in itself, or by walking.

There is one ferry a week to Tilos, currently Friday evenings, this runs year round, but the timetable is only available up to the end of August, and day/time might alter after that, but probably not. Otherwise there are connections via Rhodes or Kos.

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5. Re: cheap hotel beautiful beach?

Thanks for info :) We now choose between a hotel in pedi or symi town.

I guess we will try out all beaches via taxi boat and try that day trip you mentioned :) and then go back to Rhodes for the three or four last days to get some variatio.

Pedi is much smaller than Symington town? With shops and taverns I mean? We want to relax but we are not dead.. :) two days left!!!

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6. Re: cheap hotel beautiful beach?

Pedi has 2 tavernas and one shop. But it is only 5 minutes on the bus or 10 walking to Chorio , the upper part of the main town, where there are 10 or so tavernas or bars, and Yialos, the port which is 20 minutes on the bus has maybe 35 bars and tavernas.

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