Located inland, in the settlement or Maltezana Ascension, 10 km from the town. Sandy beach with tamarisk trees. At one end of the beach are ancient houses in the sea. There is a beach on the right and left of the pier. The area has restaurants, etc.
Steno, as the local townspeople refer to it, divides Astypalaia into the eastern part known as the "Inner Island" and the western part known as the "Outer Island". The concrete road towards the "Inner Island" stretches past the successive beaches "Marmaria", "Steno", "Plakis" and the "Blue Limanaki" until it reaches Analypsi or Maltezana after a total of 9 Km.