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  • Beaches Near the Villa
  • Beaches Further Afield

 

Beaches close to the Villa include, from South to North:


• Paliolinos – the next beach south of Avithos. Long walk from Avithos or drive through Klismata. Small beach with no facilities.


• Avithos Beach – the nearest beach about 1.4 km walk (20 minutes there, 25 minutes back) or five minute drive. It has a restaurant, taverna, snack bar, facilities, lounger rental and lifeguard. One of the best beaches on the island.


• Megli Petra Beach –the next beach north of Avithos. Less crowded and nice. Walk from Avithos. No facilities. 


• Ai Helis Beach – great beach with dark sand and lots of facilities including loungers, snacks, and boat rental. Drive towards the sea from “five corners” and follow signs.


• Ammes Beach – north of Ai Helis Beach. Follow the signs past Ai Helis to get there.


• Eglina – small beach near airport.


• Megali Ammes – small beach near airport.


• Minies – beach with facilities at end of runway. Occasional noise from airplanes but very calm and shallow water.

 

 

Beaches a little further away include :


• Xi – red sand beach at the foot of the Lixouri peninsula with tavernas, water sports and facilities.


• Myrtos Beach – beautiful white beach between steep cliffs, south of Assos.


• Makris Yialos – in Lassi with facilities and water sports.


• Platis Yialos – in Lassi with facilities and water sports.


• Skala – long sandy beach at south of island close to village with water sports available.


• Agios Thomas – small sandy beach in Karavados. Near excellent fish taverna.


• Antisamos Beach – pebble beach near the port of Sami where they shot scenes for the movie “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.”