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What Beaches In The Islands Of North & East Aegean?

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Last updated on April 6th, 2024 at 12:33 pm

Beaches in Sporades Islands

Medium to small size islands close to the coast of Thessaly at the North Aegean, Alonissos, Skiathos, Skopelos, and Skyros are the most known islands offering beautiful beaches and holiday destinations.

1- Koukounaries beach in Skiathos

2- Lalaria beach in Skiathos

Lalaria beach Skiathos
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Sandy beach in Skiathos, Sporades island

Lalaria Beach is located on the northeastern side of Skiathos, a small island of the northern Sporades. Its beauty and its unique characteristics are what have made Skiathos known to the world.

The beach has a majestic appearance that evokes awe and admiration from those who come here for the first time. Mainly because of the huge stone with the famous hole in the middle.

The rocks are impressive and start from the top of the slope ending at the back of the shore.

The steep white rocks are constantly exposed to the cold north winds. These winds for millions of years formed the round-white pebbles called “Lalaria” that today cover the entire beach.

These round-shaped pebbles are the special feature of the beach, and they gave their name to it.

The beach is secluded and the only way to visit it is by sea, you better start in the morning by boat from the port or rent a boat by yourself.

3- Panormos beach in Skopelos

4- Stafylos beach in Skopelos

Stafylos beach in Skopelos
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Sandy beach in Skopelos, Sporades island

Skopelos is the largest island of the Sporades, and Stafylos is its most famous beach.

It is located at the foot of a pine-covered mountain at a distance of 4 km from Skopelos Town.

Stafylos is a beautiful sandy beach with large rocks so it is worth entering the list of the most beautiful beaches in Greece.

Its name comes from mythology which says that the Mythical Prince Stafylos from Crete arrived here in 1600 BCE and built a small town.

5- Agios Dimitrios beach in Alonissos

North And Eastern Aegean Beaches

The most known islands here are Samothrace, Thasos, Lesbos, Limnos, Agios Efstratios, SamosChios, Inouses, Psara, and Ikaria.

1- Lemonakia beach in Samos

2- Tsamadou Beach in Samos

3- Livadi beach in Ikaria

4- Nas beach in Ikaria

5- Messakti beach in Ikaria

6- Emporios Mavros Gialos beach in Chios

7- Golden Beach in Thassos

Golden Beach in Thassos
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Sandy beach in Thassos, Northeast Aegean

Golden Beach is the largest beach in Thassos, a small island in the North Aegean south of Kavala.

The beach is located in the eastern part of the island, 12 km from the port and just 4 km from Panagia.

The coast at Golden Beach has crystal clear waters and easy access and parking spaces. A fully organized beach that offers many facilities and water sports.

This enchanting beach owes its name to the dazzling, golden reflection of the sun on the very fine, blonde sand. Its shallow, crystal-clear waters make Golden Beach ideal for young children.

Its location is ideal for walks, especially to the other end of the beach, Chrysi Akti or Skala Potamias.

There are many hotels, rooms to let, and camping, therefore the area is a complete vacation resort.

8- Alyki Beach in Thassos

Alyki Beach in Thassos
Alyki Beach in Thassos – From Ronald Saunders from Warrington, UK, CC BY-SA 2.0

9- Petra beach in Lesvos

10- Keros beach in Lemnos

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