The easiest way to access this secluded shingle beach on the western coast is by boat. You can also access it via a path leading to the ravine through the northern foothills of the hill of Vardia. The Negros cave that is decorated with stalactites is also close by.
On the south side of the island, you will find a beautiful sandy cove with crystal clear blue waters, basic amenities (umbrellas, sunbeds, etc), a few trees and a tavern that is open only during the summer.
This shingle beach is located between two rocky hills. The waters are cold and deep and there are a few umbrellas and sunbeds on the beach along with some tamarisks. It is also close to the Negros cave.
This is an enclosed cove with relatively warm waters, accessible from Maltezana via a rural road or by boat from Vai.
The beach is sandy but also has small shingles and rocks at one end. No infrastructure is available.
An organized beach with facilities for water sports, umbrellas, sunbeds and several tamarisks. There are plenty of options for food, relaxation and entertainment all around the beach. You can easily access other nearby beaches (Tzanaki, Moura and Papou) from Livadi.
The road from the capital leads to this beach that shares the name of its village. It is sandy with shallow waters, tamarisks, umbrellas, sunbeds and a small pier for fishing boats. You can see some ancient ruins on the seabed at one end of the beach. At the other end, there is a pier for small boats. You can visit the islets of Chondro, Ligno, Agia Kyriaki, Koutsomytis and Kounoupa that are located off the coast by boat.
Megalo and Mikro Steno
These beaches are located northeast of the capital, where the western and the eastern part of the island are connected. Their geographical location makes them an idyllic spot. The first beach is small and sandy while the second one is longer with more trees and a cafeteria.
This is a secluded beach with small shingles on the northwest coast of the island that can be reached via a difficult dirt road or by boat.
This is one of the busiest beaches of the island that is located next to the capital. It used to be the main port of the island until it was transferred to Agios Andreas. It is a leeward beach with tamarisks, deep cool waters and historical taverns nearby. Its marina can accommodate up to 30 boats.
This sandy beach is located east of Maltezana and attracts many people. It is also a site of archaeological interest.
Near Livadi you will find many consecutive shingle beaches that you can access via a trail.
A picturesque beach accessed only via a trail starting from the church of Panagia Flevariotissa.