Next to the beach lies the Agios Markos church. The chapel stands on the rock above the small beach. The beach is pebbly and of course crystal clear waters.
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Edition: June 2009
Ιt is the first map of Tinos where the island’s entire coastline is mapped.
Panormos is a small fishing harbor within a large bay on the north-east side of the island provides some protection from the meltemi (the Etesians) but it is not comfortable because of the swell. But within this bay there is much better shelter in Agia Thalassa.
Mykonos Marina (known locally as the New Port or Tourlos) is a new marina located around two kilometers north of the old harbor and the town of Mykonos, the most popular and cosmopolitan town and island of the Cyclades. Mykonos International Airport (IATA: JMK) is located 3.
Saint Pelagia of Tinos, a Greek Nun saint, the one that has helped- through her visions- the discovery of the sacred icon of Panagia of Tinos. This icon is one of the most sacred, venerated icons of the Holy Mother, all over Greece and, maybe the most famous pilgrimage that is dedicated to Her Grace, each year on the feast of Her Dormition on August, 15th.
The sandy beach of Santorinioi is found at a distance of 5-6 kilometers southern to Hermoupolis, at the eastern coast of the island, on a deviation from the way from Azolimnos to Vari. Facilities for accommodation and other services are available in the neighboring resorts of Azolimnos or Vari.
A secret for the few and very best; it is near Steni at the eastern part of Tinos. As for umbrellas or deck-chairs, these are out of discussion! You can get to the remote, sandy coast with the jade green seabed either via Potamia either by boat.
The cherished seaport of Kardiani (13km from Chora), next to Agios Petros beach. Exotic moments with crystal, shallow waters, shady tamarisks all along, relaxation in chaise lounges under the rattan umbrellas and cocktails or raki from the Kardiani Kalyvia beach bar; always in speed and at your disposal, the beach bar supplies you with snacks, juices, coffees, cocktails and raki directly at your chaise lounge.
Right under Kardiani village, the quiet little port of Exo Meria with the deep blue embrace of the Aegean Sea as well as the pebbles, gathers mostly families. On the advantages of the beach, you may include the taverns where you can have a meal or dinner of maritime influences.
“Godfather” of the rather leeward large sandy shore at the southern part of Tinos (11km away from Chora) was the chapel of the left side of the bay. Nature has endowed the beloved of the Tinians with shady trees, crystal clear, emerald waters and unobstructed sight of Syros.
The road that begins from Triantaros, leads to a tranquil beach at the SE part of the island; this beach consists of white and black pebbles, crystal clear seabed and the obligatory for the shadow tamarisks. 5km separate the beach from the civilization of Chora.
Also known as Mikri Ammos & Megali Ammos, you can detect it at the most northern part of Tinos, around 25min away from Chora. Basically it is separated in two; on the one hand there is the largest part which is hit by the northern wind and is quite peaceful and on the other hand, there is the smaller but protected from the winds bay with the semolina sand and jade green waters which is first in preference.
The phrase “wild beauty” suits perfectly to this isolated bay in Pano Meria, with the black sand, fine cobblestone and transparent sea that gets suddenly deep. Those who will choose to traverse the 6km from Steni and drive in dirt road, they will be compensated by the time they have a look at the sculptural, peculiar rocks on the left and the “angry” waves during the etesian winds.
Just 5km east of the town of Tinos, there is one of the most beautiful and crowded coasts of the island, with the “eyes” turned right across to Mykonos. Having been awarded several times for the clarity of its shallow waters, it is ideal for the young holidaymakers.
The tiny beach of Fabrika is found at a distance of 9 kilometers southern to Hermoupolis, within the well protected cove at the southeast of Vari. The place has been named after the old industry that operated there during the period of the industrial flourish of the island.