Komi beaches Chios Greece
- 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 and the 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.
- 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, a fine example of defensive architecture of Chios, built by the Genoese in the early 15th century.
- Komi beach
Komi beach is located in the southern part of the island, 4 km from the village of Kalamoti. It is one of the most popular and cosmopolitan beaches of the island with golden sand and blue waters, ideal for games and summer sports. There you can find umbrellas, sunbeds and showers. Also there are tradional tavernas, restaurants and coffee bars.
- Viri beach
Biri 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.
- 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.
- Karinta beach
Karinta beach is located in the southern part of the island, 6 km south of the village Pyrgi (on the road to Olympoi). This is a deserted beach with pebbles and crystal clear waters. There is a small tavern.
- Agia Dunami beach
Agia Dunami 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.