Beaches of Syros

Megali Angali: Situated on the desert island of Gaidaros just opposite of Ermoupolis, it is a marvelous beach with a 5 stories light house built in 1834 out of rock with a marble escalator inside. The beach is accessible only by tourist boat.

Azolimnos: In front of the homonymous village, 5km south east of Ermoupolis. It is the closest beach to Ermoupolis with the exception of the town beaches. There are acomodaion facilities and the beach is accessible by public bus, taxi or hired car. There are regular itineraries to this beach from Ermoupolis.

Santorinioi beach: The beach is located 6 km south east of Ermoupolis, The nearest accommodation facilities are in vari or in Azolimnos, it is a tranquil beach away from crowds.

Vari beach: it is located 8 km south of Ermoupolis, there are accommodation facilities as well as access with public bus from Ermoupolis.

Fabrika: A small beach located 9 km south of Ermoupolis. It is a quiet beach with several beach taverns.

Katergaki beach: it is located 10 km south of Ermoupolis, it is a non organized tranquil beach that has some umbrellas for hire. You have to follow the dirt road starting at Fabrika to get there.

Achladi beach: Next to Vari , it is located 8 km south of Ermoupolis.

Megas Gyalos: Located next to the homonymous village. It is located 12 km south west of Ermoupolis. It is the biggest beach of the island, well protected from northerly winds. The beach has a calm sea, crystal waters, there are accommodation facilities and access is possible by public bus from Ermoupolis.

Ambela beach: It is located 12 km south west of Ermoupolis, it has very nice sand, there are several trees that offer plenty of shadow to the beach, it is non organized and you can find accommodation and access to the nearby Megas Gyalos.

Komito beach: It is located 15 km south east of Ermoupolis. Accomodation can be found in the nearby beaches of Agathopes and Poseidonia.

Agathopes beach: It is located 14 km south west of Ermoupolis. It is an exotic beach with a small strip of sand that invades to the sea creating a perfect beach. It is well protected by northerly winds (meltemi). In the spring the seal monachus monachus is visiting the beach. There are accommodation, eating and drinking facilities. The beach is accessible by public bus from Poseidonia and Foinikas.

Foinikas beach: It is located 11 km south west of Ermoupolis near the homonymous village. The beach is meltemi proof and there are facilities for accommodation and plenty of fish taverns. It is a well organized beach.

Sousouni beach: it is located 11 km south west of Ermoupolis near foinikas. The beach is also meltemi proof and it is partly sandy.

Kokkina beach: it is located 12 km south west of Ermoupolis. It is a lovely not organised beach near Foinikas, also meltemi proof.

Armeos beach: It is located 10 km south west of Ermoupolis near Galissa. It is accessible by walking; nudism is accepted at this beach.

Galissas beach: It is located 9 km south west of Ermoupolis, in front of the homonymous village, it is an organized beach which gets often crowded, there are plenty of trees which offer shade to the beach. The beach is accessible by public bus from Ermoupolis.

Lotos beach: It is located 10 km west; it is a non organized beach close to kini that has some facilities.

Kini beach: it is located 9 km south west. In this beach you can find accommodation as well as sea sports. The beach is accessible by public bus.

Delfini beach: It is located 11 km north west close to Kini, Meltemi proof, sea sports facilities available. You can access the beach by either excursion boat or dirt road.