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. The location of this place is also very suitable in general terms, as it is at just a 15 minutes walk from the taverns at the harbour of Vourkari, as well as from the main port of Korrissia, since it is in the middle of both ports, although it is placed in a cove within Korissia bay. This semi-enclosed location guarantees the calmness of the sea in regular weather conditions. Those who like surfing will not like this feature, but the ones who enjoy swimming at tranquil waters, or those who have children will sure take advantage of that. In fact, Gialiskari tends to be plenty of kids and teenagers. You can enjoy the lively atmosphere of this beach on summer, and also come to relax during the low season.
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Edition: June 2009
In this map of Tzia , for the first time, the island’s entire coastline is mapped!
Cartography was done with a specially equipped and staffed cartographic vessel.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.