Samos beaches

Samos beaches are famous for their green environment and crystal water. Kokkari, Lemonakia, Mykali, and Tsamadou are among the most beautiful beaches in Samos. Although some Samos beaches are organized and popular, yet they keep their picturesque ambiance. Many secluded bays can also be found for more privacy and some are frequented by naturists. You will find below a list with the best beaches in Samos island.

Guide to 19 beaches

Discover our guide to 19 beautiful Samos beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Samos. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

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Tsamadou

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 13 km north west of Vathy
Description: Tsamadou is among the most beautiful beaches in Samos. Surrounded by lush greenery and with crystal water, a part of this beach is for nudism.
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Potokaki

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled, Water sports
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Location: 14 km south west of Vathy
Description: Potokaki is a lovely, pebbled beach close to Pythagorion, on the southern side of the island. It is organized with sunbeds and umbrellas and it gets very busy in summer.
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Lemonakia

Family Friendly, Pebbled, Organised
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Location: 13 km north west of Vathy
Description: Lemonakia is a picturesque beach close to the tourist resort of Kokkari. It is organized and has soft sand on the shore.
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Psili Ammos

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised
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Location: 11 km south east of Vathy
Description: Psili Ammos is a large, sandy beach that gets very popular in summer. Located in close distance to Vathy, Psili Ammos is organized with many sunbeds and umbrellas.
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Mykali

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled, Water sports
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Location: 8 km south of Vathy
Description: Mykali is a small, pebbled beach with clean water. From Mykali, visitors can see the opposite coasts of Turkey.
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Posidonio

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 13 km south east of Vathy
Description: The small beach of Posidonio is located on the south eastern side of the island. Small and secluded, this is a great place for relaxing.
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Heraion

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 17 km south west of Vathy
Description: Heraion is a lovely fishing port on the southern side of the island. It is named after the famous temple of Hera that is located in clsoe distance from the beach.
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Kokkari beach

Windsurfing, Family Friendly, Pebbled, Organised
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Location: 10 km north west of Vathy
Description: The lovely beach of Kokkari has small pebbles and clean water. Sometimes it can be windy, but generally it is a lovely place to relax.
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Karlovassi beach

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled, Harbor
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Location: 32 km north west of Vathy
Description: The pebbled beach of Karlovassi is located right in front of the village. Surrounded by many fish taverns and cafeterias, this is a nice family resort.
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Kedros

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 5 km north west of Vathy
Description: The pebbled and clean beach of Kedros is located between Vathy and Kokkari. It is an unorganized and secluded beach, offering plenty of relaxation.
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Near Town

Family Friendly, Pebbled, Harbor
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Location: In Vathy
Description: A small, pebbled beach can be found in a close distance from the city centre of Vathy. Some parts of this beach are organized, while others are secluded.
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Platanakia

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 15 km north west of Vathy
Description: Platanakia is a small, unorganized beach that doesn't get crowded at all. Lush greenery surrounds this beautiful beach.
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Potami

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 34 km north west of Vathy
Description: Potami is a large beach close to Karlovassi, on the northern side of the island. The coast is surrounded by lush greenery that provide some shade.
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Pythagorio beach

Diving Club, Windsurfing, Water sports
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Location: 11 km south west of Vathy
Description: This lovely beach provides a picturesque, tourist resort in summer. This is a great place for family and relaxing destination.
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Roditses

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: In a walking distance from Vathy
Description: This small beach is located in a walking distance from the city centre of Vathy, the capital of Samos. It has pebbles on the coast and some tourist facilities around.
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Megalo Seitani

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised
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Location: 38 km north west of Vathy
Description: This is a secluded beach east of Karlovassi, on the largest villages on Samos.
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Mikro Seitani

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised, Nudism Friendly
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Location: 35 km north west of Vathy
Description: This is a small, pebbled beach east of Karlovassi. As this beach is not organized, it offers great time for relaxation.
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Tsabou

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled, Nudism Friendly
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Location: 15 km north west of Vathy
Description: A large bay that is sometimes affected by winds, the lovely beach of Tsabou is ideal to relax and unwind, away from crowds.
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Kerveli

Diving Club, Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 7 km south east of Vathy
Description: Kerveli is an unorganized, secluded beach on the eastern side of Samos. Surrounded by much greenery, this small cove is ideal for relaxing.

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