The original name of Büyükada is Prinkipos (Πρίγκηπος, in Greek). It means Prince and together with Kınalı, Burgaz, Heybeli, Kaşıkadn ası, Sivriada, Sedef, Yassıada and Tavşanadası they are all called the Prince's Islands.
There is accomodation only on Büyükada, Heybeliada, Burgazada, Kınalıada and Sedef.
Büyükada is just 4 km from Istanbul, however when you land here it feels very different to life in the city.
You can reach Buyukada at all times of year and there are many different activities to enjoy here.