Armenistis Beach Ikaria: Armenistis is a fishing village, quite small in spite of being the most important resort area on the island, and a picturesque town between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. The beach of Armenistis is surrounded by picturesque Ikarian white houses built on a wooded hill overlooking the peaceful greenish blue sea. It is located 50 km north west of a Agios Kyrikos, the capital of Ikaria.
It is protected from the strong winds and the warm golden sand along with the crystal blue waters creates an inviting atmosphere. This memorable and picturesque place offers the possibility to spend the evening in its traditional taverns and cafes as well. Armenistis beach is reachable by car, and this special endless beach with pebbles and sand also has some basic facilities for tourists, such as umbrellas for rent.
Although it is a place with many tourists, the locals have managed to keep it unspoilt. Tourists usually take the opportunity to visit Gialiskari to the west, to explore the pine woods, or to visit the port and see the various fishing boats. Sandy beaches, clean waters, mini markets, shops, thick pine woods, comfortable hotels, car and bike rental agencies, traditional taverns, cafes. Armenistis Beach has everything for the tourist to spend a memorable stay in a perfect balance between nature and facilities for travelers.