If you are looking for unspoiled retreats to relax and take in nature’s unpretentious bliss, then Symi beaches are ideal. You may access them on foot or via boat and they provide exquisite places to lay back and enjoy the scenery. Delve into their refreshing waters, softly walk on the silky sand and feel the salty aura surrounding you. There are many beaches on the island worth exploring. Let’s see some of them, in order to fuel your wanderlust and let you in on the island’s secrets!
First and foremost, Nos beach is probably the most popular one and is located just a stone’s throw from Symi Town. Nos is an acronym for Nautical Club of Symi and attracts many visitors, especially during peak season in summertime. You are welcome to enjoy the generous shade of parasols and nest on one of the comfy sun loungers. The beach boasts great facilities, as it is fully organized and offers drinks, food and entertainment. Plus, it is a natural shelter against strong winds and maintains its purity and cleanliness, despite being so close to the port.
In pursuit of something even more exceptional, Agios Georgios Dysalonas is one of the top Symi beaches to visit. The turquoise waters and the secluded character, the imposing cliff and the pine trees all around create a majestic landscape. Dive in the waters and enjoy the beauty of the island, in an authentic laid-back atmosphere. This beach is very close to Pedi beach, which is actually a series of small coves and bays. Even though the entire area is pebbly and there are rocks, the crystalline waters make it an excellent choice for swimming.
Then, there is Nimborio beach or else Emborios at the settlement bearing the same name. This is the second port of the island and is located within short distance from the bays of Faneromeni, Marathounta and Agios Nikolaos. It is a great choice to stay at the village or at least schedule a day tour here. You will fall in love with the splendid architecture, the hospitable locals and the genuinely warm welcome.
Panormitis beach is another wonderful beach on the island of Symi. There you will find the famous Monastery of Archangel Michael Panormitis. So you should consider starting your day early on in the region and visiting both places at once. A long and sandy beach, dear to travelers due to its inviting nature and the facilities offered. And of course, these are not the only Symi beaches for you to discover. Also check out Sesklo and Agia Marina, Gialos and Maroni, Agios Emilianos and lots more. Happy diving, everyone!