Lounge on Livadi Beach in Donoussa
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Donoussa is a small, charming Greek island that remains untouched by the same tourism as other areas of the country. This means that the beaches are all incredibly peaceful and relaxing, and you can’t go wrong with any of them. Livsadi Beach is one of those places that is the whole package. It is peaceful, beautiful, and interesting. One of the beaches you will want to spend time at is Livadi Beach.
About Livadi Beach
Livadi Beach in Donoussa is one of the longest beaches on the island. The beach is located near the village of Mersini. If you’re visiting Mersini, Livadi Beach is just a 20 minute walk away. Before stepping away from Mersini, be sure to take in the breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and the stone houses.
Livadi Beach features inviting fine white sand that you’ll want to sink your toes into. The beautiful blue waters of the beach are ideal for swimming or cooling off. The beach is protected from any adverse weather that may occur as it is located in a bay. Trees on the beach offer natural shade.
Visit Livadi Beach in Donoussa
Livadi Beach provides the perfect environment for a day of relaxation. Since the island isn’t frequented by a lot of tourists, it’s unlikely to be crowded. Set up your beach blankets in your ideal spot and lounge under the warm Greek sun. When you are ready to cool off, the turquoise waters of Livadi Beach are refreshing. You can also enjoy taking a relaxing stroll along the shore of Livadi beach.
There are no restaurants close to Livadi Beach, so you will want to bring your own food and water. You can always walk back to Mersini for a meal or take the bus or taxi to Kalotaritissa or Chora if you don’t mind venturing a little farther.
If you’re a camper, Livadi Beach is available for camping setups. There are just a few facilities around the beach and surrounding area, but in general, this is a beach you can come to for relaxation and quiet. Livadi is an isolated area that makes the perfect escape after a day of exploring and traveling around the island.
Getting to Livadi Beach
Getting to the island of Donoussa can be done by ferry from the port of Piraeus in Athens. As Donoussa is such a small island and a distance from Athens, the ferry only runs a few times a week, so you will want to plan your trip accordingly. A quicker option for getting to the island of Donoussa is to take the ferry from either Naxos or Amorgos. You can get to Naxos by plane. Amorgos does not have an airport, but it is close to Naxos and easily accessible.
Once you’ve arrived at Donoussa, you can get around by taxi, bus, or on foot. A fun way to get to Livadi Beach is by sea bus, which would also allow you to see that island and surrounding area from a different perspective. If you choose to visit Mersini, the walk to Livadi Beach will be quick, convenient, and allow you to explore at your own pace.
Visit Livadi Beach when spending time on the Greek island of Donoussa.
This post was written by GreekBoston.com