The beach of Merichas renowned for its crystal waters. This is a natural bay with fine sand on the coast, full of red, earth, blue and white colours like those that dominate the Aegean. In the village there are many different kinds of shops for fun and all your needs.
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.