The overall coast of Kythira is stretching 43 nautical miles. Inlets and beaches surround the island. Most with small or big pebbles and a few others with sand are causing you to explore. Most of them you can visit with your vehicle and others only from the sea. In Agia Pelagia and in short distance from the village there are various beaches that you can visit.
It is awarded with the Blue Flag.
Nearby you can visit the gorge of Kakia Lagada, the point where the pirate Barbarossa disembarked and invaded the settlement of Agios Dimitrios, today Paleochora.
It is a small beach in the northeastern part of the island between the beach of Kakia Lagada and Firi Ammos. You can swim in its clear blue waters and enjoy the shade of the small cave created by rocks. The beach is not organized, so you should equip yourself with all the necessary.
It is located in the northeastern part of the island near the village of Agia Pelagia.
Its feature is the purple sand.
It is large and with easy access.
Cool off in the crystal clear waters and enjoy the tranquility it offers.
It is the beach of the village.
In its biggest part is organized and offers easy access to the village’s restaurants and cafes, as it is on the main road.
It is a beach with fine sand and shallow waters, ideal for children who love games inside and out of the water.
Fourni is a small creek in the northern part of the island.
Passing through the village of Karavas you must turn to the right.
Beach is small with pebbles and crystal waters.
It is organized and accessible by dirt road.
"Good Old Days" is a small picturesque seaside bar in perfect harmony with the surrounding environment.
It is located in the northern part of the island near the village of Platia Ammos. It is a long beach with pebbles and clear blue waters. Within walking distance from the beach there are shops and taverns where you can drink something refreshing or eat overlooking Elafonissos.
The beach of Agios Nikolaos is located in the northernmost part of the island, near the lighthouse of Karavas. A small chapel divides the beach in half creating two bays. The waters are deep and clear. The beach has small pebbles. It is not organized and quite isolated from the nearest settlement. We recommend you to carry your sun-umbrellas, water and food. For diving lovers there are many barnacles at the rocks around the beach. Take your mask, fins and knife. The access to the beach is by gravel road.
Its beauty is the rocky scenic that creates a wild atmosphere.
It is accessible by vehicles.
In the middle of the beach there is a cave in which few years ago was a source of fresh water.