Home Excursions Restaurants

  • 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.”