Potokaki Beach at Pythagoreio

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The 3000 long beach of Potokaki and Doryssa is situated in front of the homonymous well known tourist resort, at a distance of some 14 kilometers southwestern to the town of Samos and 3-4 kilometers western to Pythagorio. It is a beach with sand and pebbles and the sea is not very deep; as it is found within the bay of Pythagorio, at the southeastern coast of the island, it is well protected from the winds. There are several alternatives for accommodation in the resort and in the broader area; there are also many seafront taverns and coffee bars by the sea where you will enjoy your drink or full meal, before or after swimming. Potokaki is a very well organized beach often awarded with a blue flag. The swimmers will enjoy a lot of facilities for swimming, sunbathing and sea sports. As the beach is pretty long, those wishing more calmness and less people around, will certainly find parts of the beach ideal for them. Access to Potokaki from the town of Samos is possible by public buses, by taxi and by rented or private car and motorbikes. From Pythagorio you will reach the beach by vehicle or even on foot. As the beach is pretty long, there are several access points.

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Samos Hiking Map

Samos Hiking Map

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Samos Marina is situated in a strategic location on the island of Samos, at the eastern Aegean Sea. It is located on the southeast part of the island, just 500m away from the picturesque village of Pythagorio and at a very short distance (3km) from the island's international airport (IATA:SMI).

Tsopela Anchorage

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Anchorage

Tsopela is an anchorage right across from the small island of Samiopoula. It is protected from the N and the NE but exposed to the S.

The monastery of the Holy Cross is located in the east-central part of Samos island. First built in 1582, the monastery is one of the oldest religious constructions of the Island.

Malagari winery, is situated a short distance from the town of Vathi. It serves the whole island, along with Karlovasi winery.

Kokkari Fishing Shelter

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Small Harbor

Vathy Fishing Shelter

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Small Harbor

A fishing shelter sized 80 X 60 m, has been built at the end of the quayed southeast shores of the port of Samos. The entrance is 30-meter wide, it is set to the northwest and lights exhibit from each of the entrance’s sides.

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Kokkari Beach at Vathy

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The beach of Kokkari is a 500 meters long, a pebbly beach, situated at a distance of 9,5 kilometers northwestern to the capital town of Samos. The sea is pretty deep and very clean, unprotected from the northern winds which raise high waves when blowing.

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Lemonakia (the word means small lemons in Greek) is a rather small beach, 400 meters long, with pebbles; the sea is not very deep and very clean but, as it happens with many of the beaches at the northern coast, it is not protected from the northern winds that raise high waves when blowing. The beach is found at a distance of some 12 kilometers northwestern to the town of Samos, a bit off the circular road of the northern coast connecting the town of Samos with Karlovasi, in short distance after Kokkari and beside the beach of Tsamadou.

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Agia Paraskevi is situated in the eastern part of the island, in the Galazio location, 9.5 km from the town of Samos.

Asprochorti is located in the eastern part of the island, 7.4 km to the west of the town of Samos.

The tiny, only 100 meters long, pebbly beach of Tsopela is situated at a distance of some 29 kilometers southwestern to the town of Samos and 18 kilometers western to Pythagorio ; the sea is very clean and not very deep and the beach, found at the southern coast of the island, is well protected from the northern winds. No accommodation facilities are available at the beach, nor in the area around; for lodging you should go to the neighboring more tourist areas.

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The rather small, only 400 meters long, beach of Ireon, pebbly and partly sandy, is situated at a distance of 17 kilometers southwestern to the town of Samos and 6 kilometers western to Pythagorio. The sea is not very deep and as the beach is found within the bay of Pythagorio, at the southeastern coast of the island, it is well protected from the winds.

Pythagoreio Beach

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The tiny (only 100 meters long) pebbly beach of Pythagorio is situated at the southwestern coast of the island, in front of the town of Pythagorio and beside its port; it is found at a distance of some 11 kilometers southwestern to the capital of the island. The sea is not very deep and as the beach is located within the bay of Pythagorio, it is well protected from the winds.

Mykali Beach at Vathy

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Beach

The beach of Mykali is a 3-kilometers-long beach, with big pebbles is situated at a distance of some 7 kilometers southern to the capital town of Samos. Found at the southeastern coast of the island, the beach is well protected from the winds; the sea is very clean but not very shallow.

Gagou Beach at Vathy

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Beach

The small (only some 200 meters long) pebbly beach of Gagou is situated at the northeastern coast of the island, at a distance of less than 2 kilometers northern to the capital town of Samos. It is a beach with shallow and clean sea and as it is located within the bay of Vathy it is well protected from the winds.

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Galazio Beach at Vathy

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The beach of Galazio is located in the north east side of the island, next to the settlement of Agia Paraskevi. The crystal clear water and the amazing landscape will fascinated you.

Samos Dive Center

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Diving Center

Samos Dive Center opened in 2007 when the new Greek diving law came into effect. It is a PADI dive resort that caters to small numbers of divers, snorkelers and passengers who want to explore the underwater world in Samos.