Kythnos is also called ‘Thermia’ due to its natural thermal springs that have been known since the Byzantine time for its therapeutic properties.
You can still visit the thermal waters today located at the area of Loutra. There’s a nice outdoor lake-shape spot where warm springs (app 40C) are flowing into the seawater and you can enjoy a relaxing natural spa on your way back from the beach. For a more intense spa therapy you can also visit one of the 8 indoor baths that are located just across Loutra beach.
Looking for authentic island living? For remote beaches that even in August you can swim
like nobody’s watching ? For unspoiled seashores away from the
noise of beach bars? For whitewashed villages where people still live on their
Then you’re at the right place!
Kythnos is Cyclades’ hidden gem, still unspoiled by mass tourism and known for its magnificent 100km coastline of sandy and pebble spread bays. It belongs to the Western Cyclades, located in between the island of Kea and Serifos. The closest port is Lavrio where the boat reaches Kythnos within an hour and a half. Lavrio is also the closest port to Athens’ airport Eleftherios Venizelos. There’s also the port of Piraeus where boat timings are less frequent and the trip duration is app 3 hours and 30min. You can find more about how to get to Kythnos from www.openseas.gr and www.viva.gr
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