It is, according to many, the best and most popular beach on the island, the one that shouldn’t be missed when visiting Kythera. It is a pebbled beach with crystal clear turquoise waters on the eastern part of the island, right next to Palaiopolis.Read more
What to see
It is one out of the best three coastal destinations. Melidoni beach lies in the southwest of the island and is connected by dirt road to the village of Drimonas.
The beach of Agia Pelagia lies in the northeastern part of the island and runs along the village of the same name. This is a beach with fine gray sand and crystal clear waters.
If you have just left the village of Kalamos, there are many swimming options nearby. Chalkos is one of the most popular beaches on the island, located just a few kilometers away - a pebbled beach with crystal blue waters!
Anyone who visits the beach Diakofti will be confused and wonder if they are in some exotic island! The water is shallow and turquoise and the color of the sand is white. Located on the northeast side of the island...Read more
Swimming in Kapsali beach is a treat: you get magnificent views of Chytra and the castle of Chora. The beach is organized with umbrellas, deck chairs and water bikes.
There are two beaches named Firi Ammos on the island. The first and most famous is in the island's southeast, near the village of Kalamos. It is a long beach with red sand and pebbles, in the past it has won the Golden Starfish award...Read more
Komponada is one of the wildest beaches on the east part of the island. Located between Firi Ammos of Kalamos and Kaladi, it has large pebbles and very deep waters.
An alternative proposal for the northeast coast. With smooth dirt road between Karava and Platia Ammo we reach the beach Fournoi.Read more
One of the two beaches named Firi Ammos on the island. Located at a short distance from the village of Agia Pelagia and - as its name prefigures – it consists mostly of red sand and pebbles. Just like the beach of Agia Pelagia...
Located near Milopotamos village, it is an appropriate destination for those wishing to relax away from the crowd. Take the road to Panaghia Orfani; upon a few meters you will have to park your vehicle as the road ends.Read more
Looking at the sea from the village of Agia Pelagia, you’ll see several beaches on your right; one of them is the beach of Lorentzos. Located between Firi Ammos and Kakia Lagada, it is one of the largest beaches on the island, with crystal clear water, sand and pebbles.
About 4 kilometers away from the village of Kalamos, after you pass a dirt road, you’ll reach the small cove of Vroulea. Its small port overlooks the islets Kapelo and Koufo.Read more
Just next to the beach of Lorentzos, at the end of the Paleochora canyon you’ll find Kakia Lagada. During the winter months, a large lake is created just behind the beach by the water coming from the gorge.Read more
Next to the port and beach of Kapsali lies the hidden beach of Sparagario. It is located in the end of the stream coming from Chora, between two steep slopes, like a canyon.
The beach of Palaiopolis is the largest on the island. It lies between the village of Avlemonas and the settlement of Skandia. The beach combines parts of pebbles and sand and is ideal for water sports - skiing, windsurfing, etc.
Sandy deep waters at the foot of paratherisrikou Lakkoudia settlement. It is 6 km from Karavas, 5 km from Gerakari.Read more
In the picturesque village of Avlemonas you can swim in the small creek at the center of the village. An ideal swimming choice for children as the area is surrounded with places where adults can have a meal, drink or coffee while attending the young swimmers.Read more
The beach of Neos Kosmos is just off the main beach of Agia Pelagia in the east; a pebbled beach with a view to Neapolis.Read more
A few miles away from Agia Pelagia lies the beach of Agia Patrikia, small in size and used mainly as a fishing shelter.Read more
In the village Platia Ammos, on the northern part of the island, you can swim and enjoy the view of the Peloponnesian coast and mountains just opposite you.
On the northern tip of the island, just below the lighthouse of Moudari, you'll find the beach of Agios Nikolaos, a picturesque and sheltered beach for swimming away from the crowd.
Between Kaladi and Komponada is the beach of Vlichada. There is a dirt road to the beach but it is very rough even for off-road vehicles. You can also swim to the beach from Kaladi as the distance is small, or take a boat.
Leaving Milopotamos past the junction that leads to the cave of Agia Sophia, after a beautiful ride with a view to the Ionian Sea, you will end up at the beach of Limnionas.
From the main road make a turn to the village of Logothetianika and follow the signs to end up on the beach of Lykodimos. There you’ll find a canteen where you can grab a bite or something to drink.
Further south of Limnionas, the dirt road that leads from the Monastery of Mirtidia to the coast will get you to the little beach of Limnaria. It is ideal for fishing and has a haven for small fishing boats.Read more
At the entrance of Chora take the dirt road on the right; it will lead you to Feloti. The road is very dangerous and requires attention but the scenery will surprise you, as large rocks that slumped from the mountain of Agia Elessa have randomly set up on the slope.
A small and wild beach with beautiful colors on the island’s west. It can be approached by the road from Logothetianika. It is surrounded by huge rocky cliffs.Read more
Kiriakoulou beach is on the right cove after the cape between Chalkos and Kapsali. It is small, with white pebbles, green waters and high rocks, accessible by sea or through the gorge that starts at the cave of Agia Sophia, near Kalamos and has a small pond just before reaching the beach.
Take the road from Potamos to Karavas, follow the dirt road behind the olive factory and you will end up on the beaches of Ligia and Petritis, on the island’s west. You’ll have to walk several meters after you leave your vehicle.