Koumelas is a small picturesque settlement with a small and tranquil bay. The pebbled beach is quiet with big rocks on the edge and crystal blue water being the main characteristic. To get there you must go towards Marlas village, located after Pirgos village. Just before you get to the village outskirts there is a sign-post for Koumelas. Follow the dirt track and keep going for about 4,5 km until you reach the village. Note that although the dirt track is accessible, it can get bumpy and it would be easier if you drove a Jeep-type vehicle. Another characteristic of this route is the fantastic view of neighboring Andros island opposite, as you approach Koumelas village.
Panormos is a small fishing harbor within a large bay on the north-east side of the island provides some protection from the meltemi (the Etesians) but it is not comfortable because of the swell. But within this bay there is much better shelter in Agia Thalassa.
Right under Kardiani village, the quiet little port of Exo Meria with the deep blue embrace of the Aegean Sea as well as the pebbles, gathers mostly families. On the advantages of the beach, you may include the taverns where you can have a meal or dinner of maritime influences.
The cherished seaport of Kardiani (13km from Chora), next to Agios Petros beach. Exotic moments with crystal, shallow waters, shady tamarisks all along, relaxation in chaise lounges under the rattan umbrellas and cocktails or raki from the Kardiani Kalyvia beach bar; always in speed and at your disposal, the beach bar supplies you with snacks, juices, coffees, cocktails and raki directly at your chaise lounge.