Holidays in Kokkari take things slow, with a handful of beaches, hiking trips into nearby mountains and waterfront tavernas brimming with Muscat wine - the island's speciality. It isn't difficult to slow your pace on cheap holidays to Samos in this coastal town, and in no time you'll find yourself living like a local.
Looking for an easygoing, relaxed town with plenty to see and do on your Samos holidays? Then Pythagorion is the destination you're after – whitewashed houses with terracotta roofs look postcard-perfect against the turquoise sea. With great hotels, cosy tavernas and beautiful beaches, this town will tick all of your boxes.
Samos Town is the capital of Samos and is one of the island's three ports. The town is also known as Kato Vathy as it's situated immediately below the town of Vathy. There are some wonderful beaches only a short walk away from Samos Town, making it an ideal spot to catch some rays during your holidays to Greece.
The second-largest city on the island of Samos, Karlovassi combines gorgeous mountain scenery with tucked-away beaches and a nearby town offering neoclassical architecture. The main town is also home to a university which creates a real buzz, so there is a vast selection of bars and cafes to suit younger crowds. If you're hoping to spread your wings and see more of the area, Karlovassi is just 45 minutes away from the island's capital, also called Samos.