Greece has an extremely large number of amazing Greek islands, with estimates ranging from somewhere around 1,200 to 6,000 greek islands. The number of inhabited Greek islands is variously cited as between 166 and 227.
What are the best Greek islands?
The largest Greek island by area is the magical and beautiful island of Crete, located at the southern edge of the Aegean Sea.
The second largest island is the beautiful Euboea, which is separated from the mainland by the 60 metre wide Euripus Strait, and is administered as part of the Central Greece region.
After the third and fourth largest Greek Islands, the islands of Lesbos and Rhodes, the rest of the islands are two-thirds of the area of Rhodes, or smaller.
Some of the most famous Greece islands for holiday makers and honeymooners are Corfu, Santorini and Mykonos. Beautiful beaches, wonderful hotels and resorts, interesting adventures and activities and great food make these islands very popular among honeymooners from all over the world.
If you want an absolute fabulous Greek honeymoon, consider Greek island cruises and visit the best islands in Greece, a Greek cruise will help you experience the real Greece.
Ports on the mainland include Athens, Greece's capital, as well as Gythion and Katakolon, the gateway to Olympia.
You will find the fun nightlife in Mykonos and beautiful sunsets in Santorini, a magical beach in Corfu, and Old Town in Rhodes for some shopping therapy.
Check the map of Greek islands for the best Greek islands to visit, such as Mykonos, Santorini, Rhodes, Naxos, Hydra, Corfu, Milos, and Zankythos islands.
Other popular islands of Greece are Ios, Patmos, Folegandros, Skiathos, and Thasos.
So for the perfect Greek island vacation, make sure to check out our guides to help you plan your holidays to Greek islands.