The heart of cosmopolitan life beats on the beaches of Poros. Starting from Stavro and reaching up to the west pier of the new harbor of Poros which is 1,020 feet long. Along the pier, the visitor sees plenty of tourist shops, cafes, restaurants, taverns, grill houses, many bars with Greek and foreign music and the local movie theater.
The cultural center, exhibition center, the Chatzopouleios pubic library, the Archaeological Museum, City Hall, all banks and services on the island are also found in the same area.
The starting point for buses and taxis is located in the central beach area. There is access to boats heading towards Galata and the neighbouring coastal area. There is frequent transportation service all day long throughout the island. Buses depart every hour and boats every ten minutes.
On the seaside you will find travel agencies, ticketing offices for ferry and speed boats, three pharmacies, telephone companies, clothing and shoe stores, a supermarket, minimarket, fish market, bike and moped rentals, the press agency, disposable supplies and provisions for boats and whatever other shop you may have in mind.
The beach of Poros, almost all day long, especially at night, is full of life and people strolling on the pier along the sea.