Symi is a picturesque island with postal card views and blue seas. Beaches are all over the island for some you can take a sea taxi to reach them. In the south of the island lies Panormitis the world famous monastery of Archangel Micheal. It is renown for its wonders, making it a very popular monastery, with visits from around the world. At Gialos bay the primary port there is an abundance of sea food tavernas were you can try the local cuisine.