Αbout us

 

At Holiday World Karpathos Travel, many people from different parts of the world, work along with the locals to provide professional and quality services to the customers.

Moreover, we choose our partners very carefully and it is worth mentioning that in recent years we have also been official partners of the global travel agency, TUI Group, for Karpathos. From the beginning of our operation, we are a proud member of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies in Greece.

 

Mission Statement

To provide fair cooperation with our partners and unforgettable experiences to our customers,  from their visit to our island through our quality, innovative and constantly renewed services that will always be based on safety, reliability and mutual trust.

 

Our goals

  1. The satisfaction of even the most demanding customer. We design every package to the smallest detail.
  2. We want to build long-lasting relationships with our customers so that they will be able to trust us again and again.
  3. Our many years of expertise in the tourism industry made us able to constantly upgrading our services and we can promise you for more luxurious & alternative holiday “packages” (multi-day or one day), always respecting island’s flora and fauna in combination with the customer's needs.

 

Our facilities

Our facilities are located in the capital of the island of Karpathos, in Pigadia (Karpathos). We are centrally located and easily accessible from anywhere in the city. We have deluxe offices with high-tech office facilities.

In a full cooperative and team spirit, we and our carefully selected partners are there to offer you the best services in a friendly atmosphere, always focusing on customer satisfaction.

 

Our travel services

At “Holiday World Karpathos Travel” we organize trips for group or for individual guests. Always in cooperation with our experienced staff, we will reveal the charm that is hidden in every place of the island. We do not just organize excursions, we create unforgettable experiences, because we know our island, we love it and this has an impact to you.

Guests are transported either by our buses or boats to all the famous destinations of the island by our experienced multilingual tour guides. We organize accommodation, transportation, visit to places of interest and meals on our island.

A new service of our agency is the support for cruise ships. We can organize excursions for cruise participants, organize an event with traditional dances on the cruise ship or even stroll through the local market to buy souvenirs or enjoy a coffee or a drink.

It is also worth mentioning the new pioneering service of  ecotourism, in which you have the opportunity to experience the real traditional life on the island, just as the locals live. To vine harvest and make wine, collect olives or enjoy the local festivities. See more information here (link to ecotourism)

 

About our island

Karpathos is the second largest island in the Dodecanese in the South Aegean (after Rhodes), with an area of ​​301 square kilometers and a coastline of 160 kilometers. It is famous for its climate, its strong traditions and its award-winning, dream-like beaches at a global level.

Karpathos is the tranquil, mountainous island of the Dodecanese with countless churches, chapels and monasteries but also amazing beaches, hospitable people and unparalleled beauty.

It has 12 villages all along it. It is an ideal destination for families and couples. With more than 75 crystal clear beaches and all kinds of activities such as windsurfing, hiking trails, cycling, diving, bird watching and climbing, your visit will be an unforgettable experience.

The main feature of the island is its tradition and its authenticity. The holidays in Karpathos are for those who want to combine tranquility and relaxation with the live tradition and take part in local events away from crowds and mass tourism. In the village of Olympus, women continue to wear local traditional costumes revealing their strong ties to old traditions.

Climate conditions in Karpathos are no different from those in the wider region of the southern country. The temperature rarely varies in low values ​​such as 12oC-14οC in winter and for the summer the thermometer rarely falls below 34oC-32οC.

In the southern part of Karpathos there is one of the best windsurfing spots in the world, where races can happen from time to time or you can test your stamina in this beautiful sport.

 

Specifically, on the island:

  • There is a health center and a luxury hospital under construction.
  • There are 3 bank branches: National, Piraeus, Alpha Bank as well as a variety of ATM machines.
  • There are 4 gas stations on the island, located in the town of Pigadia and Arkasa.

In Karpathos there are public transports such as,

 Air transport:

Karpathos Airport, with a new building (2009) with an area of ​​15,000 square meters, located 15 kilometers southwest of the city of Karpathos and operates since 1970.

 There is a direct connection with Athens and Rhodes almost every day. There are also daily flights during the summer months from European capitals every day.

 Boat transport:

  • There are ferry routes from Piraeus to Karpathos all year round.
  • The island has many connections in the South Aegean islands, such as Kasos, Rhodes, Crete, Chalki, Kos and Kalymnos.
  • In recent years, cruise ships and sailboats have been approached due to the construction of the new marina on the island.

Collaborations

Some of our business partners