Ereikoussa is the most northern one of the Diapontia Islands, a verdant, round islet with a diameter of only 2 kilometers. Its name, Ereikoussa, comes from the bush «reiki» (heather) which grows in the whole island and blossoms in October with pink and purple flowers that have a sweet, characteristic scent.
As soon as the visitor reaches the island, he disembarks in Porto, the settlement where the port of the island is located but, also the large, organized, sandy beach with its shallow waters. In Porto you will also find shops with basic necessities, a clinic, a pharmacy, taverns, rentable rooms and small hotels. From Porto begin the paths for your tour to the inland of the island. You will pass through beautiful, small houses with trimmed gardens, full of flowers and vegetables and very clean neighborhoods.
Ereikoussa is only 6 nautical miles north from the Cape of Drastis and eight nautical miles from Sidari with which it is connected by boat during summer, while it is also connected with schedules to the port of Corfu. In Ereikoussa there is also a heliport for emergencies of the island.