Ormos is an idyllic fishing village on the southwest coast of Samos . If you want to experience the original Greece , with its deep blue sky, marvellous views, local life, traditional wooden boats, Ormos’s own pebble beach and nearby sandy beaches, far from the madding crowd of other tourists, then this is the place for you.
Underneath the shady roofs of traditional tavernas, choose your favourite table by the sea and experience typical Greek hospitality while enjoying delicious freshly cooked local dishes and a variety of locally caught fresh fish, washed down with fine Samos wine.
From Ormos you can travel by car, scooter or foot to many fantastic destinations such as historical and archaeological sites; traditional villages hidden away amongst pine scented forests on the mountainsides; small unspoilt coves off the beaten track, and as you head back towards Ormos you will once again be overwhelmed by the stunning views of Mount Kerkis – over 1400 meters high - which seems to rise majestically from the sea, changing colour as the sun rises and again as it sets.
Boat trips take you along the south coast to lonely bays and
Wild herbs and fragrant pines, wild olive groves and tamarisk trees, brightly coloured bougainvillea and oleander are just some of the highlights of the island, along with excellent bird watching. If your idea of heaven is to sit and daydream on the beach you will be amazed by the ever changing shades of blue in the sea and on the horizon as the fantastic Greek light works its magic.
Come and enjoy the experience of traditional Greek life whilst still being surrounded by beauty, peace and tranquillity.