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With a coastline of 110km, Astypalaia can present many beautiful places to swim and enjoy the sea:

A beautiful sandy, pebble-covered beach, very close to Chora settlement, and at an ideal location for your excursion to the west side of the island.

A row of lovely, small pebbly coves, very close to Livadi, and with an amazing view to Chora and the Venetian castle.

A tranquil and unspoilt beach with crystal clear waters surrounded by a rocky wilderness, on the west side of the island.

An idyllic beach combining sand and pebbles with crystalline blue waters, greens growing along the beach, again on the west side of the island.

Agios Konstantinos
Sandy/pebbly beach, with lovely waters, quite close to Livadi, offering a great view to Chora.

A sandy organized beach with shallow waters, located at the narrow piece of land that divides the island into two parts.

A tiny rocky cove with crystal clear waters and unique rock formations, located just before the airport.

A sandy beach, conveniently shallow for the children, shady and well protected.

Blue Limanaki
A pebbly unorganized beach of transparent blue water and amazing sea bottom, very close to Maltezana bay.

Psili Ammos
A fascinating stretch of soft golden sand, on the north east side of the island, quite close to the airport.

Koutsomitis & Kounoupa
The two uninhabited islets, south of Chora, with crystal turquoise waters, can be reached by joining a daily boat trip.

Map of Astypalaia

See the latest updated map of Astypalaia that includes useful information on the island’s points of interest and hiking trail descriptions