Castellorizo (Kastellorizo) Island is located in the east end of Greek Dodecanese Islands just opposite of Kas of Turkey. It takes only 25 minutes to cruise to Castellorizo (Kastellorizo) by a Turkey boat. Nearest to the Turkish Mediterranean coastline, Castellorizo (Kastellorizo) is between Rhodes and Cyprus. Castellorizo (Kastellorizo) is the farthest island of Greece that is more than a hundred kilometers to the nearest Greek coast, but only two kilometers to Turkey. If looked at the map, it is appeared as an island of Turkey. Castellorizo (Kastellorizo) had received its name from the ruins of the Red fort which can still be seen today. Another name of the island is Megisti or Meis.
At the beginning of the last century, the island's population was nearly 20 thousand people, but during the Second World War, all were evacuated and today only 300 people live on the island.In the long past, the island was the center of boat builders, so it is still in demand for Turkey boat. What to see on the island are the acropolis, unique neoclassical buildings of the city, spectacular caves and Red Fortress.
The yacht port of Castellorizo (Kastellorizo) is considered as one of the most secure in the entire eastern Mediterranean, so here is also and ideal spot for Turkey boat charters that take Blue Cruise guests for swimming and sightseeing. Tourists who wish to visit that small Greek island can take a Turkey boat out of Kas and reach easily. If you go to the Rhodes Island, you can be struck by a strong influence of sellers in the form of specific goods and souvenirs, energetic disposition traders, their attitude towards tourists.
The main impression of the island is a luxurious bay surrounded by an amphitheater of colorful houses. Here is Megesti; the only city in Castellorizo (Kastellorizo). On the waterfront, you can find dozens of restaurants, souvenirs and the only ATM in the island. In the courtyards, a tiny supermarket and a bakery are hidden where there's a chance to buy the freshest sweets and bread before lunch. Besides, there are a school, a small hospital, mosque and churches. That's the whole infrastructure itself.