Small sandy beach with difficult access, the clear blue waters and the majestic rocks will steal your breath.
The harbor of Loutra is on the NE side of the island and is somewhat more yacht-friendly than the main ferry harbor. Although the prevailing NE winds blow down into the bay and cause a pronounced swell, the harbor, situated at the extreme W end of the bay, escapes much of the worst.
The harbor of Merichas lies on the west side of the island, five miles south of the cape of Kefalos at its northern tip. The main harbor used by the ferry boats, Merichas lies at the SE end of the homonymous bay and offers reasonable protection from the meltemi (the Etesians), which mainly gusts here from the NE.
Next to the homonymous church of Agios Sostis this enchanting beach is completely secluded as it is nestled within the natural bay of Loutra and offers a serene summer escape for relaxing swims and peaceful moments of relaxation. The emerald waters and the golden sandy coast invite swimmers for tranquil breaks in the cerulean Aegean where they can enjoy the divine serenity under the shimmering everlasting sun.
Loutra is a newly established summer resort attracting visitors and locals alike due to the thermal springs that give the water a distinct therapeutic value. Well sheltered from the winds this enchanting sandy and pebbled beach offers a popular spot, where swimmers can dive in the warm emerald waters, relish local specialties at the nearby taverns or drink an iced called coffee while enjoying the serenity of their surroundings.
Nuzzled amidst picturesque surroundings this beautiful beach with the golden sand, the fine pebbles and the deep clean waters is a remote beach paradise for unforgattable beach days. Visitors can swim into the crystal clear waters, lie on the soft sand and bask in the sun or unwind under the shade of the straw umbrellas.
Mavrambeli is a quiet beach, offering a picturesque and calmed environment, ideal for those who expect to relax and get away from big crowds. Mavrambeli is placed on the north-west coast along with other more popular beaches, such as Gialiskari and Otzias.
The beach of Pisses offers most of the features that any visitor or local may expect from a beach: an awesome landscape, good facilities, the chance of practising water sports, and some interesting sites to visit. That is why Pisses is one of the favourite beaches on Kea, especially for the families.
Beach Ligia can be found on the south-western coast of Kea, along with Kastelakia, Pisses, Liparo, Kambi and Koundouros beaches. Secluded and remote places like Lygia beach with few or no facilities take advantage of the good connection between these beaches, and therefore, offer visitors the chance to get what they need after a walk through the path.
Surrounded by the gracious nature and the stunning Cycladic landscape Kaliskia beach is a remote heaven of seclusion and peacefulness offering utmost privacy and calmness. Nuzzled in an unspoiled setting layed with sand and pebbles this quiet beach with the emerald waters is ideal for those seeking complete isolation.
Gialiskari is a small beach on the north-west coast of Kea and is the most popular among the locals living in Ioulida, the capital of the island. In spite of its size, during the high season this beach counts on an extra attraction, a cafe bar that provides great views of the beach, to the point that one feels as being enjoying a drink or a meal in the middle of the beach.
Embraced by the arid coastal scenery this gorgeous beach with the bright sand and the transparent emerald waters is a beach haven of relaxation and serenity. The tamarisk trees that envelope the beach offer abundant shade to swimmers who can relax under the shade, dive into the shimmering waters of the sea or enjoy an iced coffee at the café and Mediterranean delicacies at the sea front restaurant nearby.
Nuzzled in a gorgeous picturesque landscape with verdant valleys, trees and wild flowers this beautiful beach offers a serene escape for relaxing days in the sun. Visitors can swim into the sapphire waters of the sea, partake in windsurfing adventures, lie on the beach or stroll around the narrow paths winding through nature.