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“amazing seaside”
Review of Kathisma Beach

Kathisma Beach
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Athens, Greece
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“amazing seaside”
Reviewed January 26, 2013

i had the previous summer a great time with my family the water was perfect and the colour was something different ... just perfect

Visited August 2012
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Athens, Greece
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“Lots of sand”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Sand beach but rocky in water, bring shoes to go in. The cafes on the beach have their own pools which you can use.

Visited October 2012
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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“A beautiful beach”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

We were on the other side of the island and drove over the mountains to this beautiful beach. It is not particularly well signposted but we followed another hire car that looked equally lost to eventually be greeted with an absolutely spectacular view. Crystal blue sea and white sand. Exactly like the pictures. I was not particularly fussed with the beach bars but besides that I was in heaven.

Visited September 2012
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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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9 reviews
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“kathisma beach”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

if you don't like loud music from the nearby beach clubs prefer to go to the right end of the beach,there are always less people there.also bring a lot of sun block!the sand and rocks are white making the sun x3 times stronger.no kidding

Visited August 2012
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103 reviews
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“Beach Bars, Taverns, Umbrellas and Chairs”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

...Very organized, clean, with restaurants, showers, Beach club and plenty of umbrellas :). Just continue on the main road from Agios Nikitas and look for a sign before a sharp turn (uphill) to the right for Kathisma beach (getting there is very simple as it lies off the main Coastal Road on the West Coast- Well Marked on any map).... Must see this one at least once...

With the Taverns on the bottom offering anything from coffee, Ice Cream, beer and salad to "Gavros" (small delicious fried fish), pizza, Souvlakia and all the usual tavern foods, you can technically spend all day there!! We usually park on the far right (facing the water), lease a couple chairs w/umbrella (10 Euros I think) and just go back and forth to the Tavern behind us for goodies throughout the day. Good snorkeling (and even cliff diving- see pics) to the far right, but must be decent swimmer as it gets deep rather quickly and currents could pick up in the afternoon.... When the wind/waves pick up, we shower (back of the tavern to the right), change, and enjoy a delicious lunch while people watching (see pics).

Must mention though, to truly enjoy the Beach scene on the West coast, I recommend you get there before 10am. That way, you can find the best parking and enjoy the beach before the late summer wind begins blowing. Winds usually pick up in the West Coast in the afternoon (1-2 pm) and can sometimes bring large waves and make swimming difficult. The East and Southern coast beaches (Poros or "Mikros Gialos", Amousa, Nikiana and various, nameless small beaches between Lygia and Nidri) hardly ever get waves, so many people tend to enjoy these in the afternoon or evening.

Great sunsets can also be viewed here while enjoying a Frapee, Juice, Cocktail or Beer from the Beach Bars!!

Hope this Helps!! KS

Visited August 2012
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