A verdant island in the Saronic archipelago, Spetses
is famous for its distinctive neoclassical mansions, narrow streets and traditional, charming character. Only two hours away from Athens, it’s a convenient getaway for a destination weekend. Besides its tranquil beaches and glamorous yet laid-back vibe, it is also an excellent spot for shopping where you can score unique treasures. Here is our round-up of the best boutiques on the island for some majestic retail therapy in Spetses.
On The Deck
This high-end boutique boasts of a vast collection of national and international brands and specializes in swimwear and resort fashion. The labels available at On the Deck include Blumarine, Camilla and Corfu-bred Salty Bag, a line of bags constructed from recycled sails.
On The Deck. Dapia, Spetses, Greece +30 22980 773344
Spoil yourself at Spetza, a charming little shop with several Greek designer brands as well as jewelry and accessories by local producers, making it a great stop for easy-to-carry-home souvenirs and gifts. Owner Viki is always happy to help you find what you are looking for with a smile on her face.
Spetza, Ntapia spetses island, Spetses, Greece +30 22980 73353
Ratih Ethnic Collection
Travel without leaving the island through a simple visit to Ratih Ethnic Collection. This shop has a great collection of interior décor items as well as ethnic-styled fashion and accessories made from natural materials such as linen, leather and silk. Let your inner bohemian goddess shine with a spin through their wares.
Ratih Ethnic Collection, Dapia, Spetses, Greece + 30 2298 077000
If you want to shop in style, head to Soho Soho, an upscale boutique in Dapia. With several stores in Greece, this high-end fashion chain features clothing, accessories, jewelry and footwear with lines by Danoff, Devotion, Alviero Martini or Guess.
79, Anonymou Str., Spetses, Greece +30 22980 74105
This little gem is your modern-day Ali Baba cave; everything you find here is one-of-a-kind. With its varied collection of trendy pieces, accessories, jewelry, silk apparel by Zeus & Dione, caftans from distant shores and many more, you’re sure to find something you like — and if nothing above-ground tickles your fancy, Magic Wrap has a basement atelier where they create custom-tailored items.
Magic Wrap, Dapia, Spetses, Greece +30 2298 073004
Don’t be fooled by the name; Marionette is a not a puppet store, just another chic address with an extensive choice of clothing, accessories, and footwear. If you are anything like us, you’ll wish you’d traveled with an empty suitcase.
Marionette, Spetses Central Square, Spetses, Greece +30 2298 072289
By Ethel Dilouambaka