Kythera, located in the southeastern Aegean Sea, between the Peloponnese and Crete, is an emerging tourist destination, famous for its rich history, the picturesque character of its villages, and its beautiful beaches. Discover the most impressive beaches of Kythira, taking into account aesthetic criteria, geographical features, and available infrastructure.

Halkos: A beach ideal for relaxation, with shallow waters, golden sand and a beach bar for refreshing cocktails. In addition to the shallow sandy coast, the area is famous for the famous beach bar “Halkos”, where you can enjoy refreshing cocktails and snacks, relaxing on sunbeds overlooking the endless blue.

Firi Ammos: Organized beach, suitable for families, with shallow waters and natural shade from tamarisk trees. Firi Ammos beach, also known as “Kalamos”, is an ideal choice for families with children. In addition to the shallow waters and fine sand, the existence of tamarisk trees provides natural shade, while the beach bar covers the needs for food and refreshing drinks.

Kaladi: An impressive beach with two omega-shaped bays, with colorful pebbles, emerald waters and wild beauty. The wild beauty of Kaladio fascinates nature lovers. In the middle of the beach between the two bays there is a very large rock with a sea cave inside. The white pebbles, the emerald waters and the impressive rocks compose a landscape of incomparable charm, which makes it one of the most popular beaches of the island.

Melidoni Beach

The magnificent Melidoni beach on the south side of the island with a view of the islet of Khytra.

Melidoni: A small cove with fine sand, blue-green waters and a quiet atmosphere, ideal for seclusion. Overlooking the Cretan sea and the rocky island of Chitra, the small cove of Melidonio is an oasis of peace and isolation. The fine sand, the turquoise waters and the quiet atmosphere offer relaxation and tranquility. The beach is organized and offers a multitude of water activities.

Kapsali: An extensive sandy beach with a beach bar, water sports and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. For those looking for a cosmopolitan atmosphere, the beach of Kapsali is the ideal choice. An extensive sandy beach, taverns, restaurants, shops, water sports and a lively nightlife make up a dynamic environment.

Limnionas: Picturesque cove with fine sand, shallow waters and a canteen for great tastes, ideal for families. The picturesque fishing village of Limniona fascinates with the traditional cells, i.e. the stone-built houses with wide doors for the fishermen’s boats.

Chalkos Beach Kythira

The small but cosmopolitan Chalkos beach amidst a rich natural environment.

Halkos: Small cove with crystal clear waters, pebbles and rich underwater life. The small bay of Chalkos beach, is ideal for snorkeling (mask with snorkel), hides in its crystal clear waters rich underwater life, offering a unique experience to lovers of exploration.

Platia ammos: The sandy beach in the calm seaside village of the same name, in the north of the island, with shallow waters, sunbeds, umbrellas and water sports, ideal for families.

These are just some of the many beautiful beaches you can find in Kythira. You will surely find the ideal one to relax and enjoy the beauties of the island.
In addition to the aforementioned beaches, in Kythira there are many more beaches, able to satisfy every taste and preference. Whether you are looking for a cosmopolitan atmosphere, relaxing on the hidden beaches of Kythira, or exploring wild beauty, the Kythira has the ideal beach for you.

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