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Turquoise water heaven

Beautiful waters, great for snorkeling, but make sure there is zero wind, otherwise it can be... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Athens, Greece
via mobile
Not to miss!

Difficult to get, not always easy to jump info the water but it is so unique, beautiful and great... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful waters, great for snorkeling, but make sure there is zero wind, otherwise it can be tricky to get and out of the water... not ideal for small kids as the rocks are dangerous and there is a very slippery boat slip, no sand... a...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Difficult to get, not always easy to jump info the water but it is so unique, beautiful and great water that you can’t miss! Also until now, not so many people go there! As well, eat there with a daurade or a mullet. The whole...More

Thank ftes
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A really beautiful hidden away cove well worth the effort in finding it. No beach just rocks but clear water ideal for swimming and snorkelling plus a nice taverna close by.

Thank keithcouchburden
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this tiny picturesque cove in the hope of doing a little snorkelling but even though the sea wasn't that rough, the waves were crashing on the rocks and it was hard to imagine ever having the chance! There is no beach, just...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The rest of my family have braved and enjoyed swimming in the cove there. It certainly looks beautiful but on both our visits it's been a little wild for my unadventurous spirits. What I do love is the taverna which serves fantastic fresh fish which...More

Thank Sharoonie
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

You will need transport to get here. Its 4k downhill off the beaten track! But there is still 3G connectivity, would you believe. Great food, shadey surrounds, very small rocky stoney beach for your post prandial nap, in crystal ckear water Who thought of buildibg...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Quiet when we were there in the shoulder season, but warm enough to swim and snorkel and paddle; great for all ages. Taverna nearbye.

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 8 October 2015

After a long drive we ended up at this little cove and taverna. The little building made of pebbles and shells is nice, the sea is an incredible colour and the taverna a trip down memory lane to when we first came to Greece. Two...More

2  Thank Northernblonde
Reviewed 20 August 2015

When we stopped here, I was worried that the water looked too rough for the kids (it was a windy day). Luckily, another tourist was there who was quite helpful about the swim conditions. Without our water shoes, we had to jump in off the...More

1  Thank Far_and_Away_4Us
Reviewed 17 August 2015

wonderful sandy beach, clean. The sea is very quiet and deep blue. no parking problems. not crouded and free of charge for chairs and shades.

Thank Rafi L
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