This beach is located a few kilometers on the south of the village of Eresos, 92 km on south-west of Mytilene. It is considered one of the best and most beautiful beaches of the island and extends for a length of 3 km. It is formed by a thin gray sand. In comparison to other beaches, this beach is not affected by the winds of the Aegean Sea. Here you'll find a wide choice of tavernas that serve appetizers as well as quiet cafes and bars within walking distance of the bay. Visitors can also practice many marine sports. West of the beach is a pond full of turtles. In the village, tourists can find more tavernas, bars, cafes and accommodation. Skala Eresou received the Blue Flag award as one of the most beautiful and clean beaches of Greece.
On the southern coast of Lesvos, Plomari, the ouzo capital of Greece, is built amphitheatrically near the sea and is the second largest town in the island after Mytilini. This is where the famous Barbayiannis Ouzo comes from as well as several other smaller labels like the excellent Ouzo Giannatsi, both distilled in the traditional method.
Ideal for swimming, even for little children or the elderly, Sigri beach is quite well equipped with sunbeds and umbrellas and is located in the outskirts of Sigri, 90 km north west of Mytilene town. With a tavern on the beach as well as a canteen which sells snacks and drinks, food is not a problem here.