Hydra is the ideal destination for quality relaxation.  It is one of the most cosmopolitan islands of Argosaronic gulf, which reminds of the 21st century because of the lack of vehicles and the rhythm of lifestyle. Pebbled beaches, impressive stone houses and buildings and donkeys as a means of transport, contribute to the amazing picture of this beautiful island. Hydra has always been a favored retreat of jet-setters and rock stars: Aristotle Onassis, Maria Callas, Rex Harrison, Peter Ustinov, Leonard Cohen, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones have all regularly frequented the island … as have famous artistic luminaries, among them Picasso, Chagall, and Miller.