HYDRA, GREECE BY NICKY ZIMMERMANN

A TRAVEL DIARY OF OUR ADVENTURES IN THE BREATHTAKING ISLAND OF HYDRA IN 2016 & 2019

Open French doors lead out to a small balcony that overlooks a sun setting on terracotta roof houses
The different shades of ocean blue sparkling in a cove on the coast of Hydra
Where to Drink in Hydra: Spilia - An evening swim and sunset drinks; Papagalos - Cocktails with a view of the port; Hydronetta - Family owned with a waterfront location
The port of Hydra filled with docked boats
A view of the port and surrounding buildings from atop a mountain
Docked boats, Greek flags and white buildings line the port
Sunset over the Aegean Sea
Hydra, Greece 2019
Crystal clear water surrounded by green covered mountains
Waterfront seating at the local taverna
Nicky Zimmermann stands in front of a traditional white and blue Greek building, with native flowers either side of her
Cliff diving into the ocean
A Greek man walks his pack donkeys through the streets of Hydra
Powder blue flowers blooming on the side of a hill
The mountains meet the sea on the Hydra coast
An ombre blue sea and rocky shore with a mountain on the horizon
Groups walking along The Port next to docked boats and saddled donkeys
A white Greek building with faded blue doors, windows and shutters
Where to Stay in Hydra: Hydrea Boutique Hotel - Book the whole hotel with friends for a fun stay in a relaxed location
The pool and climbing vines on a wall at a villa in the back streets of Hydra
A view of the sunset over a sea of white buildings with terracotta roofs
Where to Eat in Hydra: Four Seasons Hydra - For lunch by the beach at the taverna; Xeri Elia Douuskos Taverna - Family taverna with a relaxed atmosphere; Techne Restaurant - Modern Greek with views over the Aegean sea
The interior of a restaurant with wooden tables sat underneath a trellis
An old building with earthy colours and textures
The view of the port from the sea
Nicky Zimmermann aboard a boat at sea
A small cove with a rocky beach and blue water