In the 19th Century, Hydra was home to some 125 boats and 10,000 sailors.
The settlement Plaka is about 16 km north of Agios Nikolaos. It has two beaches, one north and one south of the village. Pebbly both, but only the north is organized.
The village Tsilivi is located on the east Zakynthos, 10 kilometers north of Zakynthos town.
Steno beach is a few kilometers northeast of Chora. It is a beautiful sandy beach with clear shallow waters.