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Secret Greek Islands

Tim Walker Kaladi, a remote pebble beach

Photo: Tim Walker

The cardinal rule for avoiding Greece’s many tourist traps—never eat at a restaurant named Zorba’s—can be blithely ignored on Kíthira. This Ionian isle has the blindingly white houses and broad beaches found in the Cyclades, but instead of being bare and volcanic, Kíthira is lush and green. Best of all, locals and summer residents have conspired to keep its caves, coves, and azure bays a secret—yet it’s just a 45-minute nonstop flight from Athens. Read the article

Destinations: Greece

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