Just over the headland that rises from the ferry quay, this gorgeous tamarisk-fringed beach has a long swoop of coarse golden sand and a rustic taverna.

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Nearby Serifos attractions

1. Ramos

0.34 MILES

Just past Livadakia, Ramos is a small sandy beach backed with grapevines and a smattering of flash holiday apartments.

2. Archaeological Collection of Serifos

1.33 MILES

This modest museum displays fragments of mainly Hellenic and Roman sculpture excavated from the kastro. Panels in Greek and English retell the legend of…

3. Museum of Popular Art & Folklore

16.19 MILES

This quirky museum has an intriguing assortment of old costumes, pots, textiles and photographs. It's on the central square just opposite the post office;…

4. Archaeological Museum of Sifnos

17.03 MILES

This small museum in the heart of Kastro houses archaeological remains from the ancient town. It's sometimes inexplicably closed.

5. Acropolis of Agios Andreas

17.07 MILES

At the heart of the island, about 2km south of Apollonia, this well-excavated hilltop acropolis dates from the Mycenaean period (13th century BC). Take in…

6. Church of the Seven Martyrs

17.1 MILES

From the seaward end of town, a steep but sturdy path leads down the cliff to this tiny blue-domed church, set on its own little promontory surrounded by…

7. Martinakia

18.7 MILES

Although you can swim in the centre of town, you're better off walking 10 minutes north to this pretty little cove.

8. Moni Chrysopigi

18.93 MILES

Perched on an islet connected to the shore by a tiny footbridge, this handsome whitewashed monastery is considered to be the protector of Sifnos. Built in…