Exploring Ikaria Sailing Holidays area
Feast of St. Irene in Campo.
- Visit Site
- Date: 5 of May
Psili Ammos is a secluded sandy beach with turquoise waters, accessible only by boat (a 45 minutes boat trip from Skala) or by bus to Diakofti and then walking for about 20-30 minutes through a path that leads to the beach. There is a tavern that separates the beach in two parts, one of them being used by nudists.
About 200 meters from the port is the beginning of the beach Agios Theologos (Saint Theologian). It is a sandy beach which is very popular on weekdays with the locals because they can take a quick dive, refresh themselves and go on with the ir daily duties.
The beach of Armenistis is surrounded by picturesque Ikarian white houses built on a wooded hill overlooking the peaceful greenish blue sea. As winds are not strong, waves are not either, and the warm golden sand along with the crystal blue waters invites to relax and leave behind the stress of everyday business life.
The village of Karavostamo is located east of Evdilos, the second port of Ikaria, and counts on a nice and well reputed long beach with sand and pebbles, and crystal clear water like most Greek islands. Karavostamo beach can be reached either by the 2 km gravel road, or by the 1 km old foot path.
The beach of Kerame is found at 10 km from Agios Kirikos, at the north-eastern tip of Ikaria, and is a beautiful sandy beach that obviously has the characteristic crystalline waters that define most of Greek beaches. Kerame beach has some rocky formations that end up in the sea, providing some sheltered spaces.
This beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Ikaria. Located in a picturesque and intimate cove, at 25 kilometers south-west of Agios Kirikos, this beach has bright pebbles and rocks, emerald waters and is surrounded by impressive rock formations, creating a wonderful setting.
Mikro (small) Seitani is a tiny pebbly beach, only some 150 meters long, with deep very clean sea; the beach is open to the North and the northern winds raise high waves when blowing. It is situated at the northern coast of the island, some 36 kilometers northwestern to the town of Samos and 4 kilometers after Karlovasi.
The beach of Megalo (big) Seitani is a small beach, only 350 meters long, with coarse sand, situated at a distance of 38 kilometers far from the capital town of Samos, at the Northwest. The sea is pretty deep and very clean, not protected at all from the northern winds, which raise high waves when blowing.
The small (400 meters long) beach of Psili Ammos (the word in Greek means fine sand) is a sandy beach with fine sand from which it has taken its name; it is also referred to as Chrissi Ammos (golden sand), because of the color of the sand. The beach is situated some 51 kilometers southwestern to the capital town of Samos.
Limnionas is a small beach, only 400 meters long, with nice coarse sand, very clean and deep sea; as it is found within the bay of Marathokambos at the southwestern coast of the island, it is also well protected from the winds. The beach is situated at a distance of some 53 kilometers far from the capital, to the Southwest.
Kedros is a tiny, sandy beach with very clean sea of medium depth, situated at a distance of some 63 kilometers southwestern to the town of Samos. Found at the western coast of the island, the beach is open to the west and it is not much protected from the winds.
The harbor of Fourni gets a fair amount of swell with the `meltemi (the Etesians)` and to compound the problem its rocky bottom with a thin layer of mud provides poor holding.
The best place for a yacht is alongside the southern side of the ferry jetty at the SE side of the harbor, where there is space for two yachts to raft up, or (if a ferry is not parked there) alongside the northern side of the same jetty.