Pisses Beach Kea: Pisses is one of the favorite beaches on Kea, located on the southwestern coast at 11 km from Ioulida, the island's capital.
The trip to this location offers marvelous landscape views. Other beautiful beaches that lie in proximity to Pisses are Koundouros, Kastelakia, Lygia, and Liparo. However, in the case of Pisses, apart from offering a great environment on the way, it has the particularity of being located on a fruit and cypress trees valley with farms and lots of flowers.
Regarding the available facilities, in terms of accommodation, Pisses offers some good options for room rentals, as well as the island's only organized camping site. Pisses also counts on a tavern serving delicious dishes.
Unlike most of Kea beaches, Pisses can be affected by the summer winds of Meltemi, making the sea a little rough, which is a plus for surfers. Nonetheless, when the waters are calm, they are ideal for snorkeling and swimming.
Another interesting detail about this beach is that the village it belongs to, used to be the location of an ancient city called Poiessa or Piiessa, the acropolis of which hosts the temple of Apollo, the church of Panagia Sotira, and the Poiessa fort. The beach also boasts the ruins of another ancient city that used to be on top of a southern mountain that marks one of the valley's boundaries.
The beach of Pisses offers most of the features any visitor or local may expect from a beach: an awesome landscape, good facilities, the chance to practice water sports, and some interesting sites to visit. That is why Pisses is one of the most preferred beaches on Kea, especially by families.