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Great spot for dropping anchor

Dropped anchor in this lovely little bay, had a swim, had lunch, then sailed off to our next destination. A fab way to see the Ionian islands and all the lovely beaches, bays and... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Wendy D
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Dropped anchor in this lovely little bay, had a swim, had lunch, then sailed off to our next destination. A fab way to see the Ionian islands and all the lovely beaches, bays and harbours.

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Skagen, Denmark
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

A Popular beach with both locals and tourists close to Vathi. Sunbeds and umbrellas for rent for 10 Euro - not exactly cheap. Snacks and drinks available from a small cafe. Water is crystal clear but beach shoes are strongly recomended. This is where you go if you want the service and like company. If you prefer a bit more... More 

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wiltshire
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Filiatro beach, near Vathy (do not confuse with Filatro beach near Kioni - which is just as good) is worth seeking out by car or taxi. Off the beaten track but with sunbeds and umbrellas and a seasonal cantina, this pebbly beach is well worth a visit. Take jelly shoes, which all beaches on Ithaca need, and an empty bladder... More 

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Thank stanthegreekfan
BOLOGNA ITALY
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227 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Peaceful beach: we went there many times during the afternoon. We were middle september, so not crowdy at all.

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Thank Biavati
London, England, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

There used to be just one beach on Ithaca with sunbeds and umbrellas - Poli Beach near Stavros. Filatro now also has sunbeds and umbrellas but is still a gorgeous stretch of beach without too many people to spoil the tranquility. The water, as everywhere in Ithaca, is crystal clear. The beach is pebbly - beach/swimming shoes help - and... More 

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Thank Sue S
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

A great place to stay, clear water and reefs to snorkel round. Also a great little beach bar to top it off.

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Thank Jonas J
Ithaca, Greece
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This particular beach is close to Vathy (about 3 km) and in my opinion is the most popular for locals and for tourists. If you do visit this beach, try to go to the North side as it is better when entering and/or coming out from the Sea, as the pebbles are small and you will not damage or feel... More 

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Thank Andreas F
Mugla, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This wide beach is sited at the south-east of Ithaca. Crystal clear water like all off the other beaches in this island. Sun beds and umbrellas are available all along the beach. There is also a cantine serving food and beverages in high season. Worth to visit during summer vacation in Ithaca.

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Thank Yavuz M
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We found a Filiatro beach as a crowdy place with lots of people and cars etc. There are some calm and nice beaches nearby, so we chose another place to stay. But this beach is good for sociable people who liked services like buffet and umbrella with sunbeds (for 10 euros).

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Thank Barbora M
Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It offers all you expect. Cristal clear water. Beach bar with draft beer, Souvlaki grill. Umbrellas, chairs - all the rest is pure nature, olive trees, blues sky!

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