Poros is a small island located in the southwestern part of the Saronic Gulf, 5 km from the Peloponnese peninsula. Poros is a mountainous island of fertile land, with poorly rugged coastline. The population of the island is mainly engaged in agriculture, seafaring and tourism. Due to good transport links and tourist facilities, the island of Poros is one of the most popular weekend destination for Athenians.
Poros consists of two islands: larger Kalaureia and smaller island Sphairia which are separated by a narrow strait. On Sphairia is located the main island town, Poros. Town is adorned by colorful houses built neoclassical style, a variety of restaurants and taverns, souvenir shops and the friendly residents. The city port and the surrounding bay are bait for sailors and yachtsmen because they provide safe anchoring and mooring without the threat of strong winds.
Poros has several beautiful beaches which boasts dense pine forests and clear blue sea and the most attractive beaches are Kanali, Askeli and Monastiri.