Gerakas is a small, medieval village built on a natural harbour surrounded by steep hills, where the sea runs inland creating Greece’s only fiord. In ancient times, the entrance to the harbour was known as Porto Cadena (Chain), because of the chain that was used to close off the entrance to the harbour.
Harbor Gytheíou, the principal port of Lakonikós gulf, consists of a natural harbor and an anchorage on the outside. Inland from the harbor Gýtheio town is situated, which is the capital of the namesake region of the prefecture of Lakonía and the seaport of Spárti, which is the capital of the prefecture.
The Byzantine fortress town of Monemvasia, known as the “stone ship” is situated on the southeastern coast of Laconia, ready to travel the visitors on a historic journey back to time. Castles, walls, old mansions, narrow lanes, churches, imperial marble thrones and Byzantine icons give the impression of a town untouched by the time.
Poulithra is a picturesque seaside village, 9 km southeast of Leonidio, the capital of Kynouria of Arkadia and southern of Plaka. It combines harmoniously the mountain with the sea as it is located 2 km from the beach and is enhanced by the presence of the beautiful natural environment which surrounds the area.
The beach of Sampatiki with the graphic small port and the beautiful small settlement constitutes a point of attraction for many tourists during summertime. On the beach the small church of Virgin Mary can be found , while in the bight they tie up a lot of fishing boats.
The beautiful sandy beach of Agia Paraskevi is located in a sheltered cove on the western coast of Spetses, 12 kilometres from Dapia. Agia Paraskevi beach is one of the most popular beaches on the island and a pole of attraction for travelers due its beautiful colours and the beach facilities it offers.
Great sandy beach in the western part of the island which is protected by numerous islands that surround the sea side and in the interior of the island protected by a wall of cedar trees. Abound Sempre Viva flowers and beautiful plants spring up in June.
The sound of the sea, playing with the shiny pebbles sparkling sea, taking a blue-green color of the olives are reflected on them, making the beach Kotrona one of the best places for swimming and lunch at the northeast of Mani. The beautiful pebble creek we describe, is located between the village and the village Kotrona Flomochori and considered as the 'Island' by locals.
Heading to Athens about 6 km if you turn left towards Agios Ioannis and Geraki follow the signs to Epidaurus Limiras and will reach the sea in Kastraki, there is the beach of Kastraki. This is a great and pure beach full of sand and very small pebbles.
On the way to the castle of Monemvasia is the Kourkoulas, a sheltered harbor which usually resembles a swimming pool and is protected by 3 points, ideal for swimming. With the help of small stairs, immediately immerse in cool and clear water next to you having the imposing rock towers.
Inside the castle, at the end of the Lower Town and then the walls follow the signs to the castle, located in Portello. The output is a Portelo down the walls that leads to a narrow strip of rock, but also a unique experience of swimming and literally in the shadow of the castle of Monemvasia.
In the village Platia Ammos, on the northern part of the island, you can swim and enjoy the view of the Peloponnesian coast and mountains just opposite you. The combination of pebbles and sand beach and the picturesque village surrounding it will make you relax.
Looking at the sea from the village of Agia Pelagia, you’ll see several beaches on your right; one of them is the beach of Lorentzo. Located between Firi Ammos and Kakia Lagada, it is one of the largest beaches on the island, with crystal clear water, sand and pebbles.