Beaches to Visit in Kimolos, Greece
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Kimolos is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Kimolos is home to cobblestone alleys, whitewashed houses, and a tranquil atmosphere. The island also boasts natural beauty that includes thermal springs, impressive rock formations, and caves. In addition to all of this beauty, you will find beaches on the island of Kimolos. Here are some of the beaches you will want to visit when in Kimolos, Greece.
Agios Georgios Beach
Agios Georgios Beach, also known as Prassa, is located 5 km northeast of Chorio. This long and sandy beach is one of the most beautiful you will find on the island of Kimolos. The sand is white and the waters are turquoise. The beach is home to natural thermal springs that provide relaxing and therapeutic properties. A unique feature at Agios Georgios Beach is the figure carved into the rock. There is also a partly sunken cave called Vromolimni. Vromolimni is the longest cave in a series of caves that are nestled along the rocks.
Located 3 km south of Chorio, Kalamitsi Beach is one of the more popular beaches on the island. Its popularity is likely due to its proximity to the town, but it has an ambiance that is hard to resist. Kalamitsi Beach is ideal for relaxation thanks to how flat the golden sand is. The blue-green waters of the beach are perfect for swimming. There are taverns and beach bars in the area, so you won’t have to look far for food and drinks while spending time at Kalamitsi Beach.
Psathi Beach is located next to the port of Kimolos and 1 km south of Chorio. Thanks to its prime location, you will find taverns, including fish taverns, as well as accommodations in the area. The beach of Psathi is family friendly and organized. The beach is partly pebbled with crystal waters. When you are ready to explore the area surrounding the beach, you will find plenty as the majority of activities are concentrated around this area of Kimolos Island.
Located 6 km west of Chorio is the beach of Mavrospilia. This long beach is secluded and not organized. The water is clean and the seabed is sandy. Mavrospilia Beach is nudism friendly. The ancient ruins of Ellinika are also nearby. During antiquity, Kimolos had two ports. One of these ports was located at Ellinika. The islet of Daskalio, or Agios Andreas (the acropolis of the ancient town), and its tombs are visible today.
Aliki Beach is 2 km south of Chorio. It’s a popular beach thanks to its proximity to the capital town and the port of Psathi. Aliki Beach is serene making it the perfect place for a relaxing afternoon. The is sandy with pebbles scattered around and crystal waters. The surrounding landscape is rocky. There are trees at the beach that offer shade on hot and sunny days. The beach of Aliki is also perfect for water sports such as windsurfing as there are winds, especially during the summer months.
Enjoy the beaches of Kimolos, Greece for a relaxing or adventurous vacation.
This post was written by GreekBoston.com