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South Chios Beaches

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South Chios
Mavra Volia beach

Just five kilometers from the traditional village Pyrgi with its unique black and white scratched patterns on its buildings, unfolds one of the most magical and special landscapes of the island and Greece. The beach of Mavra Volia. Black Gialos, as the locals like to call it, is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world thanks to its black pebbles, from the inactive volcano Psaronas.

Mavra Volia beach gives to the visitor a unique eerie feel with its icy, crystal clear waters. It has that beautiful deep seabed which gets a unique dark color thanks to the pebbles. The tall, rugged cliffs with the alternation of colors complement due to the incredible volcanic wild landscape makes swimming there a lifetime experience.

Specifically there are three beaches on the row. The first is named Mavra Volia or black glass and the other 2 are named Foki beach. At the end of the first beach there is a canteen offering sandwiches, soft-ice cream and coffee. Then you will find a path that leads to the second and third Foki beach. In the port of Emporios you will find several traditional taverns. And there you will also find our hotel: Emporios Bay!

South Chios
Vroulidia beach

At 9 km from Pyrgi and just before Emporios village is the road that leads to the beautiful beach of Vroulidia. It is a small secluded beach with thick sand flanked by steep white cliffs.

The turquoise waters along with the natural landscape create an exotic and absolutely dreamlike spectacle. On the way to the beach, do not forget to make a stop to admire the Tower of Dotia.

There you will se a fine example of defensive architecture of Chios, built by the Genoese in the early 15th century.

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Komi beach

Near to Emporios, Komi beach is the third on our Chios Beaches list, located in the southern part of the island. It is one of the most popular and cosmopolitan beaches of the island.

This beach is famous for the golden sand and blue waters and is ideal for games and summer sports. There you can find umbrellas, sunbeds and showers. Also there are tradional tavernas, restaurants and coffee bars.

South Chios
Viri beach

Viri is located next to the beach Lilikas and near the Komi Beach. It is a pebble beach with crystal clear waters.

It is organized and has umbrellas, changing rooms, showers, and a few water sports. Also on the beach there is a Beach Bar.

South Chios
Kato Fana beach

Kato Fana is a magnificent beach probably the most beautiful beach of the island. It is ideal for fishing and swimming. It is located in the southwestern part of the island, 6 km from the village Pyrgi (on the road to Olympoi village).

The area has also archaeological interest as there are ruins of the temple of Fanaios Apollo and a Christian church.

South Chios
Trachili beach

Trachili beach is on the west coast of Chios. 

It is secluded and lonely with crystal clear turquoise waters, perfect for those who need a calm day of relaxation.

South Chios
Agia Dynami beach

Agia Dynami beach lies in southern Chios, near the village of Olympoi. It is known as the most beautiful hidden beach of the island, which enchants visitors with its unique landscape of white sands and turquoise waters.

It’s a must visit beach form our list of Chios Beaches. It is a total relaxation and tranquility setting. The beach takes its name from the chapel located above it which is ideal for a picnic with summer background.

It is advisable to bring along water and something to eat as there is no restaurant or cafeteria in the area.

South Chios
Salagona beach

Salagona beach is located in the southwestern part of the island, 36 km from the town of Chios and 6 kilometers from Pyrgi village (on the road to Olympoi). It is a beautiful deserted beach with sand and pebbles.

It has magnificent seabed and the waters are clean and crystal. During the tourist season near the beachside there is a refreshment bar.

South Chios
Apothika beach

Apothika beach is located in the southwestern part of the island, 4.5 km from the village Mesta. The Apothika bay is a no wind shelter with extremely clean and clear waters.

Apothika is one of the most alternative beaches and consists of pebbles and sand but it is not organized and you will find there a few umbrellas and sunbeds.

You can also rent canoes and visit the two caves in the area or do snorkeling and diving. High on the rocks there is a beach bar and a diving center, with wonderful views to the southwest, which lowers coffees and refreshments in a funicular at the beach below.

South Chios
Avlonia beach

Avlonia beach is located in the southern part of the island, 5 km from Mesta village. This is a beautiful and secluded beach with small pebbles.

It is ideal for families. There is a canteen with snacks, coffee and soft drinks.

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