Adjacent to Makris Gialos, and sharing all its main characteristics, Platis gialos is a fine-grain sand beach, fully equipped with all the necessary amenities to make a day at the seashore relaxing and enjoyable. There is something here for everybody, whether it’s swimming, beach volleyball, or simply sunbathing, Platis Gialos caters to all tastes.
A little before reaching the St. Theodore lighthouse in Argostoli, one encounters a gold-sand beach with shallow waters. Conveniently situated inside the confines of the capital and across from an organized camping site, this spot is a favorite for many.
Only a few kilometers from Argostoli, Avithos has fine-grain sand surrounded by a range of impressive cliffs. Across the way, one can discern the small island of Dias–a sight beautiful and captivating in its own right.
A favorite among locals for its beauty and proximity to Argostoli, Ammes is a sand beach with shallow waters ideal for families with children. Situated near the eastern end of the airport runway, approaching planes can be spotted overhead making for a one-of-a-kind experience.
Thanks to its clean waters, large expanse of fine-grain sand and easy accessibility from the capital, Makris Gialos is a true favorite among locals and tourists alike. A perfect place to enjoy a nice swim, beach sports and activities, or simply to bask in the sun, this beach has something for all tastes and temperaments.
One of the Minies beaches, this spot lies adjacent to Megali Ammos, and shares its characteristics. Fine-grain sand, deep blue waters and a premier view of the incoming airplanes overhead, make for a delightful experience.
Koutavos lagoon lies at the apex of the Argostoli bay, delimited by the DeBosset bridge on one end, and the Koutavos park on the other. Though the lagoon and surrounding areas had fallen into neglect in the past, recent efforts have given the area a renewed vitality. Koutavos is now an eco-park–a reserve for some of the region’s rarest species of fauna and flora, …
The walkway along the pier in Argostoli is paved with pebbles and lined with palm trees, making this an ideal place for a light stroll. In the mornings this area bustles with activity, the highlight of which is local fisherman docking their boats to peddle their wares to the passers-by, almost as a subtle reminder of times gone by. If lucky, one might also …