Pylaia Boutique Hotel is located in the picturesque Chora of Astypalaia, hardly 200m from the central square which is dominated by the figure of the 9 traditional mills that are well-preserved till nowadays. It is built on a hillside, 2 acres in extent, with a view to the Aegean Sea, and the coves of Aichyli, Agios Konstantinos, Papoy and Tzanaki. In a very close walking distance lies one of the most beautiful and well-organized beaches of the island, Livadi. Pylaia Boutique Hotel is named after an old appellation of Astypalaia. Locals used to calle the island of Astypalaia Pylaia (Πυλαία) due to its numerous Pyles (gates) and after this appellation the resort is nominated Pylaia Boutique Hotel.