Welcome to Porto Cheli, Greece! Porto Heli is a lovely seaside town that attracts many Athenians for its island character. It is embraced by the picturesque harbor which is used by the private yacht owners during summer. The town is a great getaway from the busy city and suggests some beautiful spots including beaches and relaxing spots. Due to its convenient location, Porto Heli is a good base for road excursions to Ermioni, Epidaurus, Nafplion, and Poros. Also from the small port of Costa, there are local boats to Spetses island. Tourism in Porto Heli is popular among families with kids. There are ferries to Porto Heli from Piraeus, the main port of Athens. These ferries depart frequently, about 4-5 times per day, and also connect Porto Heli with other destinations in the Saronic Gulf, such as Poros, Spetses, Hydra, and Ermioni. The ferry trip from Piraeus to Porto Heli lasts about 2 hours. These ferries are hydrofoils, which means that they are speed boats that take only passengers, no cars are allowed to board the ferry. If you are in Spetses island and want to go to the opposite coast where is Porto Heli, you can also take the local boat that operates this route. There are local boats from Spetses to Porto Heli or Costa (a small port 4 km from Porto Heli) and itineraries depart every 30 min. A private helicopter transfer to Porto Heli might be more expensive, however it offers you more comfort and privacy. You can book online helicopter service to Porto Heli from Athens. The nearest airport is the International Airport of Athens that receives domestic and international flights all year round. From the airport of Athens, visitors can go to the port of Piraeus and take the ferry to Porto Heli, which runs about 4-5 times per day.