Steni Vala


The island's third settlement, 11km northeast of Patitiri, is an attractive little fishing village and deep-water yacht port, backed by excellent seafront tavernas and simple rooms for rent.

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1. Glyfa Beach

0.16 MILES

Golden-grey pebbles and clear water are the draws at easy-going Glyfa, fringed by greenery just north of Steni Vala and often used by water-sports…

2. Agios Petros Beach

0.26 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…

3. Kalamakia

0.71 MILES

The island's northernmost village of note, 2km north of Steni Vala, Kalamakia comprises a small harbour, a few domatia and several fine, low-key dockside…

4. Leftos Gialos Beach

1.62 MILES

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…

5. Agios Dimitrios Beach

2.16 MILES

Triangular Agios Dimitrios, 5.5km northeast of Steni Vala, is one of the island's most beloved beaches, with a seasonal truck-canteen and domatia sitting…

6. Kokkinokastro Beach

2.24 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…

8. Hrysi Milia

2.62 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…