Leftos Gialos Beach


Washed by deep-turquoise water, this white-pebble beach 7km northeast of Patitiri is graced by a couple of lively summer tavernas and a sprinkling of sun loungers, and framed by headlands thick with pine forests.

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1. Kokkinokastro Beach

0.65 MILES

The gorgeous golden-white pebble-and-sand arc hugging red-tinged Cape Kokkinokastro, 6km northeast of Patitiri, was the site of the ancient, now-submerged…

2. Hrysi Milia

1.01 MILES

Hrysi Milia is a gently shelving, set-back, sandy gold strand with pine-tree shade and popular summer-only beach bars (also offering scruffy-haired…

4. Agios Petros Beach

1.42 MILES

Small, pebbly east-coast Agios Petros sits 500m south of Steni Vala (by coastal path), bordered by pines and olive groves and with just a few apartments…

5. Agioi Anargyroi

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6. Steni Vala

1.62 MILES

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7. Glyfa Beach

1.78 MILES

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8. Kalamakia

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