Top ChoiceBeach in Donousa

Kedros Beach

Gorgeous sweep of white sand, an easy walk from Hora, and popular with naturists. There's a decent taverna here as well.

Top ChoiceGreek in Donousa


There's a lot to love about this innovative little restaurant above the quayside, run by a Greek-Czech couple: the sea views, Donousa's best wine list, plus classy Aegean cuisine (black-eyed pea salad, sardines...

Top ChoiceTaverna in Donousa

I Kori tou Mihali

At this welcoming taverna in Mersini village, 6km from Stavros by road, Koula conjures up excellent Greek cuisine with a modern twist: wild goat from the island, pork in honey and yoghurt, and smoky eggplant dip....

Top ChoiceBar in Donousa


Up the stone steps at the port, this cafe-bar serves the younger crowd year-round. Out of season, it opens at 5pm, has Monday night movies and various locals' nights. In high season, it parties on into the wee...

Beach in Donousa


Appealing white-sand beach, reachable by a 30-minute walk from Mersini.

Bar in Donousa


Just when you thought that tiny Donousa is about as far from hipsterdom as you can get, this stylish espresso/craft beer bar opens above the quay. The speciality coffee is from the Black Bart micro-roastery in...

Sports in Donousa

Donoussa Trail Run

An annual race since 2017, the trail run is a 19km clockwise loop around the island with an elevation of 1000m, starting and finishing in Stavros. You have to be 15 or over to race.

Greek in Donousa

Captain George Restaurant

A mainstay in Stavros as it's open year-round, this taverna above the port serves up Greek staples with everything from gyros to Greek salads to fish. There's a good view from up there and fish is the speciality...

Bar in Donousa

Kafeneio To Kyma

Right by the quay, this old-school, all-purpose general store and cafe-bar draws a few local guys drinking, smoking and playing backgammon, as well as the odd tourist.