Episkopi is a small, charming and sandy beach, which has 500 meter stretch of sand. Its organized in a small part and there is only a small taverna, offering ouzo, tsipouro and tasteful dishes. Episkopi is an ideal beach to relax on a hammock and enjoy a book, under the amazing natural shadow that trees providing.
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.
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.
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.