Solo Travelers in Naxos

Are you planning to solo travel in Greece? Find in Naxos island yourself and “the true sense”

Traveling solo in Naxos is fantastic! Do you have questions like: Will I’ll be safe? What route should I follow? Who will take photos of me? Which mountains should I climb and which path to follow? Which ancient ruins to uncover and hiking routes to explore?

  • The island’s mountainous interior makes for some bold and breathtaking treks.
  • Every side has amazing sandy beaches.
  • Naxos is ideal destination for history lovers with the plenty of ancient ruins and museums

Procrastinate, close your eyes, breathe, imagine the feeling of such an experience and do not hesitate to book that flight to Greece and stay in Naxos!

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Solo female travel in Naxos: Is it safe?

Is Naxos safe for solo female travelers? Greece in general is a safe country for solo female travel. Naxos island is indeed an ultimate Greek island alternative adventure destination blessedly hassle-free and safe for the solo female traveler. 

Naxos’ hinterland is more appealing to solo travelers than you may think! With incredible friendly locals, epic mountain ranges and endless landscapes to enjoy, it’s the ideal place for a Cycladic island solo travel adventure.

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Do people speak English in Naxos?

English is very widely spoken in Naxos, and most Greeks have a good grasp of the English language. You will always find someone that speaks English and is willing to help you with anything you might need. The majority of taverns, cafes and bars will present you with an English menu. But it would be lovely to learn a few major words in Greek. The locals appreciate it a lot.

Why solo travel in Naxos at ELaiolithos?

  1. At ELaiolithos we make your solo travel experience in Naxos very easy, both logistically and psychologically.
  2. We treat you like a family! You get the feeling immediately!
  3. We’re fostering opportunities to solo travelers to see Naxos through a local eye. Authenticity is our core. Everything here is about the experience!
  4. We subvert the common expectations of a solo traveler.  You feel the  breezy spirit that solo travelers cherish., there is always something quirky to experience or to enjoy here.
  5. At ELaiolithos every solo traveler can expect to be treated the same, regardless of your gender, color, sexuality, race or bodily ability.
  6. Friendly community, welcoming hospitality. Be ready for surprises as the allure and beauty of this unspoiled spot of the world unfolds for you and boosts your happiness threshold.
  7. ELaiolithos is a true treat for the culturally curious and culinary inclined solo traveler. We’re in the center of the island, close to everything and away of everything
  8. Easy to meet other like-minded travelers, locals, safety is not an issue, and the connectivity is excellent.
  9. ELaiolithos is surrounded by cultural treasures along with lovely nature, beautiful landscape, while its own and also other stunning vista points around making it one of the best solo traveling hotels in Naxos.
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Which solo travelers visit ELaiolithos?

Solo travelers of all ages, millennials, Gen Z, in their 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, or even 80s are extremely common at ELaiolithos. We weave all your personal experience with little secrets and a sprinkle of magic!

We have many solo travelers of all ages, between 25-35 yrs old. We had an 82 yr solo traveler who hiked Mt. Zeus, and a 78 yr old solo female traveler who hiked the whole island herself. 

It’s our mindset, and actions that provide a great atmosphere and the feeling of security to our solo travel guests, who never feel lonely. Here solo travelers will meet and socialize with not only the locals but also other travelers, spend time with them, with us, or be on their own whenever they choose to explore the destination’s best attractions and traditional villages.

We offer an equal opportunity to every solo traveler to feel real and genuine connection through Greek hospitality and appreciation for Naxos’ authentic culture and mainland.

How we see the world here at ELaiolithos?

ELaiolithos is perfect for solo travelers and an inspiration to all! For us life is all about the experiences, about spreading happiness and healthiness! Our aspiration at ELaiolithos is to inspire our solo travel guests to experience and appreciate authentic living through simplicity, peace, quality and uniqueness that will allow them to reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

Here smiles start conversations that lead to stories which reflect on personalities that make friends and friends make authentic memories. There is a difference between a genuine smile and a social one. ELaiolithos creates genuine and authentic smiles through personalized surprises, fun moments and local adventures without compromising guests’ comfort and luxury.

Don’t you feel comfortable traveling solo outside of your comfort zone? Your staying at ELaiolithos ensures complete safety of the body and the soul. It’s an experience that will enrich your life and open your mind to new discoveries about the world and yourself. With us the fear of the unknown becomes a passion to explore!

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ELaiolithos – solo female travel in Naxos – local life

Naxos is an obvious choice for female solo travelers and for all travel solo soul-seekers. ELaiolithos is particularly hospitable to solo female travelers which includes women of color, female travelers with disabilities and LGBTQI+ travelers.  Our female solo travelers are thrilled with the kindness and consideration with which they’re treated on our premises and in the on seen villages. The charisma of the locals really seduces our solo female visitors.

We master the art of female solo travel by offering you a plethora of possibilities and we’re there to take a photo of you or with you. We know that without authenticity, the culture, character and life of a destination is erased and losses its uniqueness. At ELaiolithos we aspire this value of uniqueness through multiple actions. You’ll meet new people, socialize with locals in different villages, create beautiful and genuine friendships, understand the way we interact with each other, learn from what it means to live inside of another culture and to adapt into it, have fun with us, eat and drink in the same places as we do, be treated to a home meal or be taken to a favorite local hangout, mingle with our families, feel this inspiring reality that never leaves the destination. We assure you that the human connections you will make here are pure bliss, as you will become part of the culture.

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ELaiolithos’ owner is also a solo traveler who travels the world and offers valuable insight to all solo female travel visitors.

We offer stress-free solo travel experiences

Solo travel for self discovery?

If you’re looking for a solo travel “relaxury” trip meaning a trip that combines “relaxation with luxury,” ELaiolithos is a magical place ideal for self-reflection for solo travelers to relax, reflect and recharge. While spending your solo time at ELaiolithos you become a lot more aware of your surroundings, more observant, you find yourself, enjoy your own company, become more self-confident, develop your knowledge, notice small details and reflect on your discoveries. Enjoy cooking classes, guided hikes, day trips, visits to organic farmland, cycling, hiking and walking to get around the verdant olive grove hills and villages surrounding the retreat. Enjoy endless mountain vistas and appreciate nature from your own grand porch. This is an unbeatable picturesque setting where the tranquil environment, the serene melody of the crickets and goat bells will mesmerize you. Find company easily or seek seclusion, whichever you prefer whenever you prefer.

Solo travelers and ELaiolithos’ healthy cuisine

ELaiolithos is an ideal place for sustainable solo travelers looking to make a conscious shift towards green travel. Eat healthy, drink great local wine, homemade crafted cocktails and amazing smoothies, hang out with us, with the locals or join local events – so much more than a simple solo trip. 

Eat seasonally in the mountains of Naxos. We ensure your access to organic, clean, rustic, regional, farm-to-table and traditional meals. All high-quality ingredients and produce comes from our own farms within a 5 Km distance only, and we’re sustainable with green agricultural practices. You’ll experience that as well with us.

We offer our solo travelers the opportunity to engage with food in a deeper way and educating yourself about the mountainous Naxian cultivation, production food methods, sustainable farming, culture and nutritional value of your meals. You’ll eat daily fresh home-cooked meals with the intention of learning through local interaction in a mutually beneficial way which brings us together. By understanding people’s differences, we can understand more of our own. Here the words Local, Seasonal and Sustainable are not just culinary buzzwords but the main ingredients in everything we do. At ELaiolithos, creativity and a passion for food are always on the menu. Our crew, field and farm producers are all locals which clearly support sustainability and as a solo traveler you’ll have the opportunity to meet them and even participate or be able to visit our farms.

Solo Traveler Guests Really Matter to Us!

If you travel solo with intention, and an urge to experience revitalizing holidays which become remarkable memories, the ELaiolithos offers you an authentic solo travel experience along with all the comforts of a home, the indulgences of a luxury hotel, and the authenticity of a Greek island destination!

We Turn Trips into Experiences!

Are you inspired to travel solo to Naxos? Your journey begins here…. Just make your booking, pack, arrive safely, and leave all the rest on us – you won’t regret it!

Let’s spend some unique moments together….travel solo in Greece, in Naxos, in ELaiolithos