The beach is located at 6 km from Kavala. It is a picturesque resort attracting crowds of bathers during the summertime and is a traditional seasonal center. Palio is particularly popular combining the beauty of mountain and sea landscapes.
When Apostle Paul dreamt of a tall impressive Macedonian man who stood in front of him and asked him to “come and pray in Macedonia” he decided to set sails for Neapolis. In winter of the year 49, Apostle Paul landed for the first time on the Greek mainland in Agios Nikolaos area closed to Neapoli (today’s Kavala).