Kea is an island that gets popular in summer weekends as a getaway for Athenians but it remains calm during the week. Some beaches in Kea are organized with tourist facilities, such as Gialiskari, Koundouros, and Korissia. The rest of Kea beaches are small and secluded, ideal to enjoy privacy and isolation. You will find below a list with the best beaches in Kea island.
Guide to 17 beaches
Discover our guide to 17 beautiful Kea beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Kea. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: Koundouros is among the most popular beaches on Kea. It is well organized and has many tourist facilities around it.
Description: The long and sandy beach of Korissia is located within a walking distance from the port. It is organized with sunbeds, umbrellas, beach bars and many hotels around it.
Description: Gialiskari is among the most popular beach on Kea. It is a sandy bay with clean water and some tourist facilities around.
Description: Part of this beach is organized with sunbeds and umbrellas. Generally it gets quite popular in summer.
Description: Otzias has a beautiful sandy beach with clean water. It is located on the northernmost spot of the island and has some tourist facilities.
Description: Kambi is a protected bay that gets quite frequented due to its closeness to Koundouros.
Description: Orkos is a large beach on the eastern side of the island. It is pretty isolate and unorganized.
Description: This is a nice but pretty remote beach. It is reached through a track road or by boat.
Description: An isolate beach on the southern part of Kea, Liparo is a small cove that doesn't get frequented in summer.
Description: This is a calm beach between Koundouros and Kambi. It gets a bit frequented in summer, although it is not organized.
Description: This is an isolate beach accessed through a track path and ideal to enjoy total privacy.
Description: This is a remote beach on the southern side of the island that can be reached through a track path or by boat.
Description: Kastelakia is a nice cove on the way to Koundouros, on the south western side of the island.
Description: Lygia is a small beach in close distance to Koundouros. It is not organized and great for some relaxing.
Description: This is a calm beach that can be reached through a track path. Due to its remote location, it doesn't get frequented at all.
Description: Melissaki is a small beach ideal to relax. Although it is close to Korissia, it doesn't get frequented.
Description: Spathi is a region with amazing sandy beaches. It doesn't get frequented, so it is a great place to enjoy some privacy.