Analipsi or Maltezana:
A seaside village spread out along a small valley in Exo Nisi
with a beautiful sandy beach. The second name 'Maltezana' makes
reference to the pirates who pillaged the Aegean and found refuge
in the island's sheltered bays. The village hugs the bay with
a long jetty at which fishing caiques moor. The orchards and
vineyards go right down to the water's edge. Tour boats can
take visitors to the island's beaches and the islets of Hondro,
Ligno, Aghia Kyriaki, Koutsomytis, Syrna and Kounoupi.
A seaside village spread along a fertile valley on the inlet
of the bay with the same name. Livadia is the island's flower
garden. The gardens with mandarin trees, orange trees, vines,
and houses bedecked in flowers are spread along the entire length
of the stream which terminates at a beautiful beach.
Vathy resembles are lagoon. The bay is almost completely closed
off with an opening of just 50m. There are two small villages
at Vathy: Exo Vathy which is at the mouth of the bay with its
small jetty at which caiques moor and Mesa Vathy on the inlet
of the bay with fields, a few trees and vineyards. Visitors
can reach Vathy by road along a passable dirt track or by boat.
There are regular sailings from Vai Bay.
Other islets in the area:
To the southeast are the islets of Hondro, Ligno, Aghia Kyriaki
with a church dedicated to that saint, Koutsomytis with its
charming beach and Kounoupi. Further out are Adelfi, Syrna and
the Tria Nisia. To the west are the islets of Ktenia, Pontikoussa,
Ofidoussa and Katsagreli. To the north is Fokionisia.