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Beaches in Thassos

Beautiful beaches, mostly sandy, are dotted all around the island with a wide variety on offer, from large, deep beaches with plenty of facilities to small, idyllic hideaway coves.

Limenas the capital of Thassos, having the sea on the one side and the pine forest on the other. Small, picturesque streets, shops, tavernas and places the trigger the senses with the heady scent of ouzo.  

Alykes beach are at the northeastern side of Thassos at a distance of 32km from Limenas. There are two gulfs in Alyki with beaches of pebbles, sand and crystal waters.

Agios Vasilios beach is located in Limenas and it was named after a little church that is built nearby. It is a quiet shore with shallow waters ideal for families. It is organized to some extent and it easily accessible.

Nisteri beach is a sandy beach with no deep waters and dense flora. It is easily accessible and just 1km far from Limenas.

Limanaki beach in Limenas is an organized beach that has been awarded with a blue flag. The beach is sandy with shallow waters and it is ideal for little children. The beach also features a lot of coffee shops and taverns.

Glyfada beach is a small beach in the north, 3km far from Limnenas. Its waters are shallow and emerald. It is the perfect place for moments of serenity and meditation.

Glikadi beach is a sandy beach 4km far from Limenas with a few rocks before diving into the sea. Marvel the wonderful landscape surrounded by a dense forest with pine trees and the emerald waters of the sea.

Arsanas beach is located in the northeastern part of the island, next to the Livadi beach. It was the boatyard of the monastery of Archangel Michael. The beach has pebbles and stones while its waters are cold due to the natural springs of the region. The access to Arsanas is difficult. You can go there by following the dirt road in Livadi, by swimming or by boat.

Glifoneri beach is a small picturesque gulf with a lot of pine trees. It is located in the northwestern part of Thassos next to Pachis beach and its distance from Limenas is 7km. It’s got shallow waters with an emerald and blue color. The shore is sandy and ideal for families with kids.

Skala Panagias is the largest beach of the island. It is 12km far from Limenas and 4km from Panagia and it is located in the eastern side of the island. The one tip of the beach in called Golden Beach  which is a beach of Skala Potamia. It is popular with shallow clear waters. It is called Golden due to the rays of the sun reflected on the sand.

Thimonia beach is located in the southeastern part of Thassos between Alyki and the monastery of Archangel Michael. Its distance from Limenas is 32km and 16km from Poto. It is a quiet rocky beach ideal for fishing. By the shore you will discover an ancient extant circular tower at an impressive height with an external diameter of 15m.

Metalia beach is located in Limenaria and its name is attributed to an old mining factory of iron. with the beach features clear and transparent waters with sand and pebbles. Worth mentioning is the contrast of color reflected on the ground due to the iron of the mine.