Chrysi Ammoudia

Chrysi Ammoudia (=Golden Sand) is the largest beach of the island. It is 12 km from the port, 4 km from Panagia and it is located on the east side of the island.
It is a popular destination, with shallow and clear water, organized with sunbeds and umbrellas and rewarded with a blue flag. It takes its name from the color of the sand under the summer sun. It is also known as Aylakia or Skala Panagia.
The beach is easily accessible for the disabled. There is a parking area, too. The area is ideal for walks especially towards Skala Potamias. On the beach you will also find many hotels, inns, taverns, camping and water sports.