Myrtos was voted as one of the best beaches in the world and it is the trademark of the island. Its exotic natural beauty with the transparent waters, the dazzling white sand and pebbles, the steep cliffs that submerge in the sea, the consecutive Blue Flag awards and the amazing sunset has justifiably travelled around the world. This beach cannot be missed.
Makris Yialos Beach
Makris Gialos is a cosmopolitan beach, only 3 kilometres from Argostoli, visited by hundreds of people every day. It's fully organized, with umbrellas, sun beds and lifeguards on duty. At Makris Gialos you will have the chance to try water sports or relax on one of the many beach bars, taverns, restaurants and small cantinas.
Platis Yialos Beach
We could say that Platis Gialos is the better other half of Makris Gialos while it is actually its extension. They are both known for their azure waters and the golden sand. It has been awarded with the Blue Flag and it's fully organized.
This is one of the most well known beaches of the island. It's sandy and though not very long boasts amazing blue waters. The entire area has an excellent tourism infrastructure, with many hotels, rooms to let, stores, restaurants and traditional taverns. You can also take a walk in the nearby mountainous area
This is a rather unknown beach, only 5 minutes by car from Fiscardo. It is not organized and ideal for those who love pebbly beaches. Foki mostly attracts people who look for calmness and peacefulness far away from crowds. The trees that reach all the way to the shore, give waters this amazing, dreamy emerald color while offering the most cooling and rejuvenating natural shade
Emplysi is a charming beach, near the picturesque Fiscardo. Since the coast is full of thick pebbles, you will definitely need a sunbed in order to comfortably enjoy the sun. The scenery is ever green and the deep waters are crystal clear. Emplysi is a rather quiet place, sheltered, but not organized.
Way before you even get to the beach, you will feel the magic. The 10 km road trip from Lixouri will take your breath away. The small pebbles will massage your feet, the rejuvenating breeze will caress your face and you will simply enjoy the turquoise, clean waters. Petani is fully organized and easily accessible
Xi is an "alternative" beach that will make you want to come back for more. They say its soil contains therapeutic elements and many people that visit this place cover themselves with mud! Nevertheless, it has a superb natural beauty, numerous beach bars and it's well organized
Antisamos became known by the movie Captain Corelli's Mandolin, since some famous scenes were shot there. The ever emerald blue waters, the small white pebbles, the amazing view, the trees that reach all the way to the water and the bustling beach bars are only few of its attractions.
This is a 7 kilometres beach! A favourite meeting point for water sports aficionados and not only! Skala is famous for offering unforgettable moments and romantic walks. It's organized, sandy, with deep azure waters.
This is an exotic, secluded and isolated beach on the southern tip of the island. It's located in the middle of nowhere, but you will find it on the way to Skala. Just take a right turn before reaching the village of Ratzakli. The beach is easily accessible, however its most beautiful and somewhat shady spots can only be found by going on foot. Ideal for swimming and relaxation in a quiet natural environment, it is also a refuge for the Caretta-Caretta turtles.