Pelion beaches

The peninsula of Pelion hosts some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. With crystal water and surrounded by steep green mountainsides, Pelion beaches provide some truly beautiful places to relax. The most impressive beaches in Pelion are found on the eastern side of the peninsula, including Mylopotas, Agios Ioannis, Papa Nero, and Horefto. You will find below a list with the best beaches in Pelion Greece.

Guide to 10 beaches

Discover our guide to 10 beautiful Pelion beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Pelion. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

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Mylopotamos

Partly Organized, Pebbled
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Location: 52 km north east of Volos
Description: A lovely beach with crystal water, Mylopotamos is located on the eastern side of Pelion and sometimes it gets windy.
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Agios Ioannis

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 52 km north east of Volos
Description: Agios Ioannis is the most popular beach of Pelion. Surrounded by amazing natural beauty, Agios Ioannis is well developed in tourism and has one of the finest beaches in the area.
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Fakistra

Pebbled, Non Organised
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Location: 53 km north east of Pelion
Description: This is a small rocky cove that gets frequently affected by strong winds. It is located close to Agios Ioannis and Tsagarada.
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Papa Nero

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly
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Location: 51 km north east of Volos
Description: Right next to Agios Ioannis, there is the long and sandy beach of Papa Nero. With crystal water and lush greenery around, this is a gorgeous beach to realx.
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Horefto

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly
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Location: 55 km south east of Volos
Description: The long and sandy beach of Horefto is located on the eastern side of Pelion and it provides many tourist facilities.
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Damouchari

Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 53 km north east of Volos
Description: This is a relaxing beach surrounded by lush greenery. The large pebbles and the deep sea may result a bit unconvenient.
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Mourtia

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 63 km south east of Volos
Description: Considered among the best beaches of Pelion, Mourtia is found on the side of the Aegean Sea and has crystal water. The coast has few rocks and also parts with soft sand.
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Katigiorgis

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly
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Location: 68 km south east of Volos
Description: Katigiorgis is a small fishing place on the southern side of Pelion. The beach is small but clean and gives nice view to the Aegean Sea.
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Platanias

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly
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Location: 60 km south east of Volos
Description: A beautiful tourist resort on the southern side of Pelion, Platanias (or Platania) is surrounded by plane trees and poplars. Excursion boats connect Platanias to Skiathos and Skopelos.
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Potistika

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly
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Location: 50 km south east of Volos
Description: A lovely resort on the southern side of Pelion, Potistika offers a relaxing environment.

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