Kithira is a magical place, indeed! Nature has certainly outdone itself here, with the splendid landscapes and the endless blue of the sea and the horizon. Filled with verdant forests and plains, perfectly carved mountains and hills, the island is a sight for sore eyes. And in this article, we are going to focus on some of the best Kithira beaches. These will definitely fuel your wanderlust and make you count the days till you visit this lovely island of Greece!
One of the finest beaches in Kithira is hands down Kaladi beach. This small pebbled beach features a rocky landscape like no other. Located on the eastern part of the island, it is never crowded and is within close distance to Paleopolis. You will need to climb down a bumpy path to get to the turquoise bay…but it’s all worth it!
Avlemonas is another small bay that resembles a private pool more like a beach. It is located at the picturesque village of Avlemonas, so you can combine your dives with traditional meals or Greek coffee with a view. Then, it’s Agia Pelagia beach. This is one of the best organized beaches in Kithira. Its silky, golden sand and lengthy stretch make it ideal for families. You may find shade under the tall trees or enjoy the facilities on offer.
Chalkos beach is quite popular, due to its unique surroundings. It is the southernmost beach in Kithira and features a wild, unspoiled environment. Chalkos is well known for its fine sand and tiny pebbles, while it is organized and adorned by large cliffs. Finally, a different experience awaits you at Chytra islet. It is a tiny island just opposite Kapsali and its twin bays. There, you can dive in a cave and enjoy the splendid waters of azure and violet. If you are lucky, you may even come across a seal!
Other beaches worth visiting in Kithira are Fyri Ammos and Sparagario, Komponada and Diakofti, Paleopoli and Limnionas, Melidoni and Kakia Lagada. So get your swim suit on, wear sunscreen and sun glasses and off we go for a marvelous swimming experience at the best Kithira beaches!