Accommodation on Leros
A plentiful supply of hotels,
pensions and self-catering studios can be found in the ports and main
coastal resorts of Leros. You'll have a good chance of finding a decent
enough room even if you arrive on spec in high season because mass
tourism has not yet extended its tendrils to this peaceful island which
is only just waking up to its potential as a package holiday
Few people choose to stay in the
main port town of
but there are a number of comfortable hotels and studios here if you
want to stay overnight in order to catch an early morning ferry. Most
visitors make a beeline for the east coast resorts of Pandeli and
. Pandeli is the better option for non-package holiday accommodation,
offering a good selection of clean and comfortable pensions and
self-catering studios, many with wonderful views of the bay.
Some of the holiday
accommodation gets blocked booked in the summer months by tour
operators, especially in the longest established seaside resort of
Alinda on the east coast. But independent travellers will generally be
able to seek out a reasonably priced bed for the night especially if
they steer clear of the more popular holiday spots.
, with the twin resorts of Krithoni and Alinda, is lined with apartments
and modern hotels.
The south coast resort of
Xirokambos has rooms to rent and the island's only camp site, located in
an olive grove set back from the bay at Lepida. The shaded site has a
scuba diving centre, a small restaurant and a bar. Like many of the
campsites in the Greek islands the ground is rather hard so a free
standing tent is an advantage.