beaches of Thassos island Greece
a very good coast road running all the way around the island and providing
access to even the most far-flung corners of the shore. Wherever you
stop you will be able to find a quiet spot for swimming and relaxing.
Explore the coastline and discover your own favourite lonely beach.
Starting at Potos where we live, let’s get to know the
best beaches in the Theologos area.
of all, Potos beach is
2km long and starts in the centre of the village. A beautiful, clean
beach which attracts a lot of visitors. Well organised, with watersports,
ideal for swimming and walking.
from Potos. With a magnificent beach, watersports and pine trees. Well
organised and popular.
from Potos with white sand in and out of the water, shady trees. Relatively
unknown to most people.
from Potos. Popular, watersports, magnificent fine white sand in and
out of the water which is famous on the island for its therapeutic qualities.
from Potos.A clean and picturesque beach by the village of the same name.
small beach in Astris. Rocky underwater but pure white marble shingle
outside the water. Lonely and ideal for snorkelling.
great spot for a swim under the overhanging mountains in a wild and impressive
down the road from Livadi, the old anchorage for the convent on the cliffs
above. A small beach with plenty of greenery and cold water running into
the sea from the two freshwater springs here.
clean and picturesque beach by the village of the same name.
of the most beautiful and picturesque sites in Greece. Two small white-sand
beaches, calm seas with soft sand in and out of the water, a tradition
village, the ancient marble quarries, pine trees, fishing.
lonely beach on the site of an ancient harbour. Great historical interest.
Crystal clear waters and beautiful surroundings but quite rocky in the
best beach on the island, and the one which most resembles a tropical
paradise. Fine white sand and shallow water surrounded by green mountains,
and with waves to rival Hawaii at the first breath of wind. Ideal for
long beach in green, tropical surroundings. Sand in and out of the water.
Clear and shallow water.
Theologos area has numerous other smaller beaches as well as lots of
rocky coastline, ideal for lonely swimming or fishining.
is a vast beach of pure white sand. Very wide with clear water. Ideal
for long beach walks.
beach of similar dimensions. Very popular, with sand and shingle in and
out of the water.
site with plenty of historical interest. The former dockyard for the
old ironworks, whose chimneys are unique in the Mediterranean. The ground
is littered with black ore. Houses an open-air display of stone sculptures.
The beach itself is clean, white sand with some rocks under the sea.
are three beautiful beaches with clean sand and no rocks at all.
very long beaches. Rather narrow, but the sea is clean and shallow. Ideal
a long stretch of beach with pine trees, fine sand inside and out, and
shallow waters. Ideal for long walks.
another beach in green surroundings with fine sand and no rocks.
should point out that the west coast Thassos does not experience the
large waves that flatten and widen the beaches in the south of the island,
but generally has very shallow seas with fine sand and no rocks in the
is in a beautiful natural setting where the sea and the forest meet,
and you swim with the pine trees above you. The beach is narrow but the
sea is clean and shallow.
most picturesque beach in the Limenas area, in beautiful surroundings
with forest all around. Set in a pretty bay with shallow water and
fine sand. Very well organised.
Ammo (Golden Beach).
round a wide bay, this beach is shared by two villages: Skala
Panagias at one end and Skala Potamias at the
other. Long, wide and surrounded by greenery, well organised, ideal for
children. Swim with Mount Ypsarion in the background.