Scorpios Island

Scorpios Island Lefkas, Ionian Sea
38° 41' 18.996" N, 20° 44' 43.7136" E
Island Sailing

The private island of Scorpios, opposite Nidri town on the east coast of the island of Lefkas is famous as the retreat of legendary shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and has a spectacular shoreline complimented by a lush collection of trees and exotic plants.

The Greek shipping magnate, famously married to Jackie Kennedy and one of the most legendary self made billionaire tycoons purchased Scorpios in the fifties. The island was the venue for the marriage of Onassis to the former wife of John F. Kennedy and the main house on Scorpios island is situated on the top of the hill and next to it is a helicopter pad. Closer to the water is a port and a mooring specially designed to hold the Onassis super yacht. There are several bays on the island and each one can be an ideal place to stop for a swim off the back of the fantastic new bathing platforms on the Island Sailing new design Bavaria sailing yachts.

Over recent years there have been many famous names linked to the island as Onassis' grandaughter Athina was rumoured to be selling Skorpios. Many bidders have been rumoured to have been competiting for ownership of this very famous and very beautiful Ionian island including fashion designer Giorgio Armani, Bill Gates, Roman Abramovich and Madonna.