The Beaches of Andros: An overview Part II.
Unorganized Beaches of Andros
In the second part of our overview to the beaches of Andros, we are taking a closer look to the unorganized beaches of Andros, the natural shore formation that you have to visit if you really want to enjoy the beauty of the coastline of Andros island. We also recommend beaches that combine sightseeing and we made a list with a best for proposals when you are searching for the ideal beach in Andros according to your interests.
Unorganized beaches of Andros and natural. For free lying in the sun and peacefulness visit the beaches of Vlychada, Fellos and Kaminaki at the west side of Andros, the beaches of Kypri, Stivari and Plaka at the northwest part of the island. Also the beaches of Gialia, the one with pebbles and the other with sand, along with Achla, are at the north side of the island. One of the most beautiful unorganized beaches of Andros is the Chalkolimionas beach. It is a long sandy bay with turquoise waters at the west side of Andros with easy access. The beach of Zorgos where the Aegea Cycladic Blue Resort is built, is a sandy beach in a natural environment of unique beauty with crystal clear waters and sand! Ideal for fishing and relaxation!
Swimming and Sightseeing. At the beach of Pyrgos, you will see the Venetian castle of Makrotantalos. At a little bit higher spot from the beach of Limanaki is the little church of Agios Sostis, an important church for the people of Andros. At the beach of Agios Petros, you will see the homonymous tower. The best though for sightseeing beach of Andros is Palaiopolis where you will swim around the ruins of the ancient Agora. The beach of Mylos, the wind surfers’ favourite, has an old wind mill in the centre of the beach.
Best For… The beaches of Andros.
Best for families: The beach of Nimporio, close to Chora.
Best for windsurfing: The beach of Mylos.
Best for socializing: The organized beaches of Gaurio, Chrisi Ammos, the beach of Batsi and Korthi.
Best for nature lovers: The quiet beaches of Plaka, Apothikes, Achla, Agios Petros and Zorgos.
Best for fishing: The beaches of Pyrgos, Fellos and Zorgos.
photo source: http://andros.gr/gr/paralies.html