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Great beach with ancient ruins.

Unbeatable combination of a beach and archeological site. Have lunch at taverna Katerina. Excellent... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana
Very pretty

Very pretty site, but small - you can see it in 10 min. No info about the ruins - common everywhere... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2019
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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All reviews ring the bell small island kastri island small church agios stefanos ancient ruins lovely swim easy swim small pebbles short swim crystal clear water blue church your feet the main road take photos food van plenty of sunbeds
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

Unbeatable combination of a beach and archeological site. Have lunch at taverna Katerina. Excellent fresh fish and unbeatable musaka.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank orleansnraveler
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

Very pretty site, but small - you can see it in 10 min. No info about the ruins - common everywhere in greece

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DenisaDDL
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Stunning setting with beautiful clean waters and long beach. Swimming out to the island is an option at low tide. The beach is pretty gritty but local shops sold plastic shoes. The archaeological site is open at all times and is fascinating. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeanpool5
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We have skipped this beach a few times now, but it really is worth the visit. Not sure how long it will be open to the public as a huge hotel is been built. But it’s an ice clean and very safe beach. The sea...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Moore1sl
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Drove down a builders track and the boom, stunning beach crystal clear water and fish everywhere. We swam across to the church on the island but found out there is a stone walkway under the sea which makes it alot easier. Had a go on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank garybO8701VZ
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We first visited this place by boat and swam to the island to ring the bell of the church but didn't go to the beach on this visit.. 2nd visit we drove and parked in a car park right next to the beach which with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Darren M
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The sand is soft and the water warm and calm. There is an area where all the rocks and stones have been cleared so it's easy to get into and out of the water. Unfortunately there is building work going on right behind the beach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 798nh
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The beaches before and after the ruins are both nice. Much sandier after the ruins. Great swimming and snorkelling around the rocks that the ruins sit on, and of course a lovely swim to Kastri Island, with amazing marine life to see if you wear...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scott099
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I wonder how long this spot will remain so perfect? We don't want crowds, we don't want to hire sunbeds, we just want to experience the beauty of the area, with the ruins of Agios Stefanos monastery to your right, the stunning Kaspri Island straight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful beach with a historic site and amazing views. Beach is clean and you can rent loungers but you dont have to. There is a constant noise from the building site just above the beach. Looks like new hotel development.

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 1, 2018|
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Response from Steph_nicola89 | Reviewed this property |
Not really, no. Most of the bars are on the main road, I recommend Dolphin Rock Cafe, great atmosphere in there. But you would need to go further down towards the main Kefalos bit to reach bars and tavernas
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