A guide to the 3 best beaches in Samos you cannot miss

Chrisa Lepida | Live the World

May 29, 2024

Are you dreaming of crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, and a relaxing vacation? Look no further than the beautiful island of Samos in Greece! Located in the northeastern Aegean Sea, Samos is known for its stunning beaches and crystal-clear waters. Samos has something for everyone, whether you are a beach bum looking for a relaxing day soaking up the sun or an adventure-seeker eager to swim and snorkel. In this guide, I will take you through our top 3 picks for the best beaches in Samos that you cannot miss.

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Psili Ammos

This idyllic beach is located on the southern coast of Samos and boasts a white sandy beach and turquoise waters that will take your breath away. It is the perfect spot for swimming and snorkelling -  and when you need a break from the sun, the nearby tavernas offer delicious Greek cuisine. You will want to take a break and try out some of the local dishes that are sure to delight your taste buds.

Psili Ammos Accommodation Tip: Reconnect with nature and disconnect from the world. Book your next beach vacation at Sea View Apartments & Studios for the ultimate comfort and freedom. Located just a stone's throw away from the picturesque Psili Ammos Beach, you can enjoy beautiful sunsets and endless sea views from your room. Wake up to the sound of waves and sip your morning coffee while enjoying the stunning scenery. At night, relax with a glass of wine as you watch the sunset over Psili Ammos Beach.

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Lemonakia Beach

Next, we have Lemonakia Beach, a secluded spot located on the northern coast of Samos. Surrounded by lush greenery and crystal clear waters, this beach is ideal for those looking for a more peaceful and secluded experience. You will find the perfect spot to lay out a towel and soak up the sun while enjoying the tranquillity of the area. The beach is also great for swimming and sunbathing.

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Megalo Seitani

Last but not least, we have Megalo Seitani, a beach located on the western coast of Samos and is known for its picturesque scenery and crystal-clear waters. The beach is surrounded by towering cliffs and is a popular spot for swimming and snorkelling. The nearby tavernas offer delicious local cuisine, so be sure to try some of the delicious seafood dishes.

Alternative Samos Beach Activity: An alternative activity for visitors to Samos is a full-day boat tour with a BBQ lunch to Samiopoula Island. Enjoy sailing along the Aegean Sea, taking pictures of the stunning island and feasting on a BBQ lunch on the romantic Kakorema Beach. The tour also includes swimming and Greek dancing on the beach.

Samos is not just about the beaches

The island is also steeped in history and culture. Visitors can explore the ancient ruins of the Heraion of Samos, the birthplace of the famous philosopher Pythagoras, and the Efpalinio Tunnel, an ancient underground aqueduct. This island truly has something for everyone and will make for a truly memorable vacation. Find out the best things to do in Samos here.

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Insiders' Tip: Book an organised tour of Samos most popular sightseeing attractions and skip the lines. Let the experts plan, sit back and enjoy. A Full-Day Guided Island Bus Tour in Samos includes a visit to the ancient Greek Temple of Hera, a 15th-century monastery, a traditional wine factory for wine tasting, a stop in picturesque fishing villages, an optional stop in the area of Koutsi for panoramic photos and a visit to the charming and picturesque fishing village of Kokkari before returning to Samos Town and Pythagorion - where the tour ends. In addition, the tour includes a stop in Karlovassi for lunch and a visit to the enchanting Valley of Nightingales for a coffee stop.

Pack your bags and head to Samos for a beach vacation you will never forget

With crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and delicious food, you will have the time of your life in Samos! And do not forget to take a dip in the clear waters, relax on the beach, and explore the island's rich culture and history. So, see you on the island. The best beaches in Samos await!

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