Karvounolakos Beach at Irakleia

Exploring Small Cyclades Sailing Holidays area Add Karvounolakos Beach to favorites Add Karvounolakos Beach to your Points of Interest

Karvounolakos beach is set on the south part of the island between Alimia and Merichas. This sandy beach is small and not organized but has marvelous waters alluring you to stay for hours in them! Around the coast you will see the stunning black rocks while its coast is of pretty light hues creating a unique contrast. There is no road leading to it, so it is best accessed by boat.

See what is close (select distance):

Show/hide POIs based on their type:

Beach Port Wreck All

Minor Cyclades Hiking Map

Minor Cyclades Hiking Map

Scale: 1:25.000
Edition: June 2009

For one thing, it is the only accurate map of the Minor Cyclades! This is the first GIS precision map on the market for the Minor Cyclades, namely Irakleia, Pano and Kato Koufonisi, Schinousa, Donousa and Keros.


Navigational Aids


Sail la Vie 32i (2Cab)

Add Sail la Vie 32i (2Cab) to favorites

Sailing Yacht for Charter

  • Berths 4
  • Built 2008
  • Length 32.00 ft

Plane Wreck at Irakleia

Add Plane Wreck at Irakleia to favorites Add Plane Wreck at Irakleia to your Points of Interest

Wreck

The cove of Alimia in the northeastern part of Iraklia hides an hydroplane of World War II, 9 meters underwater. The plane crashed after a battle with British aircrafts in September 1943.

Agios Georgios Beach

Add Agios Georgios Beach to favorites Add Agios Georgios Beach to your Points of Interest

Beach

Agios Georgios beach is located right next to the port, on the north eastern part of the island. Its waters are blue and greenwhile the shore is covered by glittering golden sand.

Lagoon 39 (4cab) Class

Add Lagoon 39 (4cab) Class to favorites

Catamaran for Charter

  • Berths 10
  • Built 2015
  • Length 39.00 ft

POPULAR

Vorini Spilia is a sandy beach in the north of the island not far from Agios Gorgios. The beach is not always very clean because of the strong northern winds that usually blow over it.

POPULAR

A small gulf near the Cave of the St. John.

POPULAR

Alimia Beach at Irakleia

Add Alimia Beach at Irakleia to favorites Add Alimia Beach at Irakleia to your Points of Interest

Beach

Beautiful sandy beach with clear blue waters. The extensive sandy beach suitable for swimming and rest only.

The beach is located at the south part of Iraklia, in the homonymous cove of Merichas. It is a small steep pebbled beach surrounded by steep cliffs making the scenery stunningly imposing.

Single beach and relatively easy access from a wonderful trip around the half hour from Madonna - Heraklion. There is no any kind of organization so you need to arrange for the necessary (water, sunscreen, umbrella, hat, medicine and food).

POPULAR

Large sandy beach with shallow crystal clear waters stretching in length and width. The islet Venetiko front and the opposite view Schinoussa complete the scene.

Mersini beach is a small remote cove to the western side of the island. very close to Mersini village.

Located on the South coast. Sandy beach with natural shade from trees and shallow water (ideal for families and children), completely sheltered from the breeze.

It is a quaint, remote cove, with no shore, ideal for underwater fishing and trekking. In the old days the cove and the nearby Marousou Cave, were served as a shelter for pirates.

POPULAR

Gerolimnionas is a beautiful untouched beach located 3km from Chora and can be reached after almost a 30 minutes' walk following the dirt road and then the narrow scenic path. It is sandy and its turquoise waters make it ideal for snorkeling and spear fishing.

Fikio Beach at Mesaria

Add Fikio Beach at Mesaria to favorites Add Fikio Beach at Mesaria to your Points of Interest

Beach

Lying to the north of the small village of Messaria, Fikio beach is small, sandy and features wild rocks. It is ideal for some underwater fishing as there are reefs in the open that lend a sparkling green color to the waters.

POPULAR

Psili Ammos beach is the jewel of Schinousa Island. It is located in a small remoted bay to the north-east of Chora, about 30 minutes walk away.

Almyros consists of two small sandy beaches, separated by rocks in the middle. It has blue-green waters and some tamarisk trees for shade (most of them at its northern half).

On the east coast. From the beach you will see Liolios narrow dirt road that goes west and takes you on three sandy beaches Aligarias, which separates cliffs.

On the east coast. Microscopic coast at the northernmost tip of Schinoussa, just opposite the island Fidousa.

"The beautiful Livadi beach does not disappoint those, who search of quiet and relaxing vacation. What makes it even more special are its tall, lush trees offering plentiful shade.

Fountana beach is located to the east part of the island with easy access through a dirt road. It is a sandy beach approximately 40m.