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28 Απρ 2018

Beaches on Samos Island!


Samos island has a huge variety of beaches. My Samos Blog presents you some of the most interesting ones! Read more...


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PROPOSED BEACHES:

Mare Deus Beach



Photo by Andreas Kalitsis


Mare Deus Beach is located in southern Samos, between Potokaki and Heraion.

The beach has sand and gravel and is well organised, with a beach bar restaurant and beach volleyball court.

View the location of Mare Deus Beach on Google Maps!

Click the next album to see pictures of Mare Deus Beach!



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Photo by Rinus Lasschuyt

This large and touristically developed beach is pebbly and is located 2 km west of the town of Karlovasiat the mouth of a river.

Visiting the beach is usually combined with hiking in the green valley of the river, which has beautiful small waterfalls.


Click the next album to see pictures of Potami beach!




Photo by Iraklis Milas

This exotic beach is located in the northeastern part of Samos.

It's sandy with shallow waters and is touristically organized.

Access to the beach is via a dirt road.



Click the next album to see pictures of Livadaki beach!


Photo by Stelios Demertzis

Located 2 km outside of Pythagorio, it's one of the most organized on the island, and in recent years has been honored many times with the Blue Flag.

It's a small bay, in which area there are hotels, cafe bars and restaurants.

The territory of the beach consists of sand and small pebbles and underwater is sandy.

The seabed is ideal for snorkeling or scuba diving.


Click the next album to see pictures of Glicorisa beach!


See pictures of Glicorisa beach on Flickr!


The series of the following beaches starts from the northwestern edge of Samos island and continues in clockwise direction:


Megalo Seitani

Photo by Stamatis Gounaris

It lies in northwestern Samos and is perhaps the most quiet beach of the island. Access is possible only by foot or by sea. It's characterized by outstanding natural beauty and is included in the Natura 2000 protection network, which is the reason why there are no organized tourist facilities there.

The territory of the beach consists of sand and pebbles, while the seabed is sandy.



Click the next album to see pictures of Megalo Seitani beach!


See pictures of Megalo Seitani beach on Flickr!


Mikro Seitani


Photo by Manolis Thravalos

It's a beach with sand and small pebbles located between "Megalo Seitani" beach, which lies 45 minutes away (on foot), and "Potami" beach.

Access to Mikro Seitani is possible only on foot.


The beach is also included in the Natura 2000 protection network, so there are no organized tourist facilities there.


Click the next album to see pictures of Mikro Seitani beach!



Photo by Anastasia Giannaki Pantazopoulou

It's located in northern Samos, in Campos Vourlioton area, a few hundred meters from the famous Tsabou beach.

It's quiet, with crystal waters and big pebbles. 



Click the next album to see pictures of  Svala Beach!




Photo by Stelios Demertzis

This picturesque beach is located in northern Samosbelow Vourliotes village and very close to Avlakia village.

It has large pebbles and the water there is deep and often wavy.

It's touristically developed.




Click the next album to see pictures of Tsabou beach!





Photo by Manolis Marg

Mikri Tsabou is a hidden tiny bay with small pebbles and attracts nudists.

It's located a few meters east of Tsabou beach and it's much smaller than it.

Click the next album to see pictures of Mikri Tsabou beach!




Photo by Outi Alen

It's a quiet beach with small pebbles on the southern part of Avlakia village.


Click the next album to see pictures of Avlakia beach!




Photo by Stelios Demertzis

It's a beach with turquoise waters, pebbles and pine trees which reach the sea.

Located
 2 km west of Kokkari village, Tsamadou beach is very close to Lemonakia beach. These two beaches look very similar.

Tsamadou is one the main touristic beaches on Samos island and attracts especially young people.


The eastern end of the beach is a nudists' gathering point.



Click the next album to see pictures of Tsamadou beach!




Photo by Nikos Anastasiou

It's one of the most popular beaches of northern Samos, located just outside Kokkari.

Like Tsamadou, Lemonakia is an organized beach with turquoise waters and pebbles, full of pine trees that reach the sea.



Click the next album to see pictures of Lemonakia beach!



Kokkari


Photo by Nikos Anastasiou

This beach with pebbles is located in the western part of Kokkari village, the biggest tourism center of northern Samos.

It's organized and ideal for windsurfing.



Click the next album to see pictures of Kokkari's long beach!



Kedros


Photo by Birgit Koster / Φωτογραφία: Birgit Koster

Kedros beach is located only 7 km western of Samos town and is ideal for kite surfing.

It's a quiet beach with pebbles and sand inside water.
Click the next album to see pictures of Kedros beach!



Photo by Stelios Demertzis

This small beach has pebbles.

It's located in Kalami suburb of Samos town, in a few meters distance from Samos hospital. 



Click the next album to see pictures of Roditses beach!

Photo by Υiorgos Tsolakakis

This beach has pebbles and is located in a suburb of the city of Samos.


It's well organized and for decades was considered the most cosmopolitan beach of the island.



Click the next album to see pictures of Gagou beach!




Photo by Anestis Sarantidis

It's a quiet beach with small pebbles.

Mourtia beach lies under Zoodochou Pigis monastery in eastern Samos.

It has a view to Asia Minor's coast and is surrounded by dense vegetation.


Click the next album to see pictures of Mourtia beach!



See pictures of Mourtia beach on Flickr!




Photo by Stelios Demertzis

Mikri Lakka is located a few hundred meters south of Mourtia beach from wich can be accessed only on foot. Alternatively it can be reached from the sea.

It's a quiet beach with small pebbles.



Click the next album to see pictures of Mikri Lakka beach!


See pictures of Mikri Lakka beach on Flickr!


Megali Lakka 


Photo by Stelios Demertzis

Megali Lakka beach is a sandy beach very close to Mikri Lakka.

Access to it Megali Lakka is possible only on foot or from the sea.

Both Mikri and Megali Lakka are quiet, without tourism facilities.


Click the next album to see pictures of Megali Lakka!




Photo by My Samos Blog

It's located in eastern Samos, just 13 km from the capital of the island, in a small bay with trees that reach the sea.

It's a quiet beach, suitable for families.


Click the next album to see pictures of Kerveli beach!


See pictures of Kerveli beach on Flickr!


Photo by Nikos Anastasiou

This beach is located opposite to Asia Minor's coast.

It's a beach with shallow waters and small pebbles and is suitable for families.


Click the next album to see pictures of Klima beach!




Photo by Stamatis Gounaris

It's one of the most popular beaches and is located in the Strait of Mycale, near the coast of Asia Minor.

It's particularly suitable for children as it has very fine sand, in and out of the water, which is very shallow.

The beach is touristically developed, with numerous umbrellas and sunbeds for rent.



Photo by Dimitris Korakis

It's a long beach in southeastern Samos, located opposite the Mount Mykali of Asia Minor.

It's covered by pebbles outside water, whereas the seabed is sandy.

It has various zones where swimmers can rent umbrellas and sunbeds.



Click the next album to see pictures of Mykali beach!




Photo by My Samos Blog

I's a small, picturesque bay with crystal clear waters and pebbles.

Located 3 km outside of Pythagorio, on the road to the town of Samos.

It's a very quiet beach, suitable for families, and has armyridia.

Characteristic of the area is the chappel of Panayia Eleousa, built on a rock by the sea.



Click the next album to see pictures of Panayia Eleousa beach!



Photo by Stamatis Gounaris

It's a small beach with sand and small pebbles in the northern end of Pythagorio.



Click the next album to see pictures of Remataki beach!




Photo by Stamatis Gounaris

It's a small beach with pebbles in the southern part of Pythagorio, near the port.

Both Tarsanas and Remataki beaches are easily accesible on foot for those staying in Pythagorio.



Click the next album to see pictures of Tarsanas beach!

Pythagorio (or Potokaki 1)

Photo by My Samos Blog

Pythagorio Beach (or Potokaki 1) is one of the most organized beaches of Samos, with a lot of tourist facilities, and is ideal for water sports.

This beach has been awarded with a Blue Flag for 2018.

It has gravel and sand and is located between the picturesque village of Pythagorio and the settlement of Potokaki.


Click the next album to see pictures of Pythagorio (Potokaki 1) beach!



Photo by Manolis Marg

It has gravel and sand and is located between Pythagorio and Heraion, a stone's throw from the airport "Aristarchos of Samos".

It's touristically well developed.

The beach was awarded with a Blue Flag for 2017.



Click the next album to see pictures of Potokaki beach!



Photo by Rinus Lasschuyt

It's a picturesque small bay with pebbles, located just outside the village of Heraion.


It's touristically organized.



Click the next album to see pictures of Pappa Beach!




Photo by Steve Ewer

It's a small beach with pebbles in southern Samos.

During summer, Tsopela beach can be reached with tourist boats from Pythagorio, in one-day trips.



Click the next album to see pictures of Tsopela beach!





Photo by Stelios Demertzis

Samiopoula is an isle south of Samos. A beautiful small sandy beach named "Psalida" is the only beach on the isle.

Samiopoula in summer is accessible with tourist boats, which start from Pythagorio or Heraion.



Click the next album to see pictures of Samiopoula beach!



Balos

Photo by Stelios Demertzis

It's a quiet beach with small pebbles, approximately 3 km south of the village Koumeika.


Click the next album to see pictures of Balos beach!



Photo by Manolis Marg

Kaladakia is a sandy beach located west of Balos beach and has become popular in recent years.

Umbrellas and sunbeds are available in this beach.

Next to the beach there is a beautiful cave which can be reached by swimming. 



Click the next album to see pictures of Kaladakia beach!



Photo by Marlies Naucke

Votsalakia is a large beach with sand and small pebbles in the area of Kampos Marathokampou.

It's organized, with umbrellas and sunbeds for rent.

Furthermore, bathers are able to practice many water sports there. 

Click the next album to see pictures of Votsalakia beach!



Psili Ammos Marathokampos


Photo by Rinus Lasschuyt

It has fine sand with a golden color and is located between Kampos Marathokampou and Limnionas bay.

It's touristically developed and is one of the most popular beaches of Samos island.


Click the next album to see pictures of Psili Ammos Marathokampos beach!


Limnionas

Photo by Nikos Chatziiakovou

It's a sandy bay in southwestern Samos. 

It's touristically developed and bathers can find umbrellas and sunbeds there.



Click the next album to see pictures of Limnionas beach!



See pictures of Limnionas beach on Flickr!



Photo by Nikos Chatziiakovou

It's a small quiet beach with gravels in southwestern Samos.

Makria Pounta can be reached by following the dirt road west of Limnionas and continuing for about 300 meters on foot.
Smaller beaches with caves are in the greater area of Makria Pounta.



Click the next album to see pictures of Makria Pounta beach wider area!


See pictures of Makria Pounta beach wider area on Flickr!


Plaka


Photo by Steve Ewer

It's a small, clean and quiet beach in western Samos with pebbles and sand.

The beach has beautiful view to Fourni and Ikaria, with great sunsets, and is often wavy.



Click the next album to see pictures of Plaka beach!


See pictures of Plaka beach on Flickr!


Varsamo


Photo by Nikos Chatziiakovou

It's a tiny beach with small pebbles in western Samos, which is only a short distance from the bay of Agios Isidoros.

Access to the beach is possible through a rough rural road from Kallithea village.



Click the next album to see pictures of Varsamo beach!



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