Serifos Platis Gialos beach
Platys Gialos Beach Serifos: The beach of Platis Gialos has two small sandy bays underneath the village of Kentarchos, on the northern coast of Serifos, which allows including the visit to both locations on the same trip. Platis Gialos beach is small and sandy. Regarding its facilities, it counts on a tavern where to enjoy the sunset on a comfortable place along with a drink, without getting away from the beach.
Another good fact about this beach is its location, since the fact of having to make quite a trip in order to reach it does not mean it is remote. In fact, it gives the opportunity to enjoy other places nearby, such as the village of Galani with the Monastery of Taxiarchon, a great monument that worths a visit. This village can be visited before Platis Gialos beach when coming from Chora, the capital of the island.
The same road taken for this travel includes the village of Panagia, situated before Galani. Panagia is at 4 km from Chora, and is built at the side of a hill, which apart from giving a picturesque green surrounding allows for magnificent panoramic views of Serifos. The road to these locations is in pretty good conditions, although the last section that leads to Platis Gialos is not the best.
After Platis Gialos beach, you will meet the sandy beach of Sykamia. Sykamia is one of the biggest beaches of Serifos, and also quite remote. Keep in mind that in most cases the roads that lead to such remote locations are quite rough. However, those who seen privacy and solitude should take advantage of these areas.
Monastery of Taxiarches