Kakia Thalassa (bad sea) is said to have been so named since ancient years, when Poseidon sent huge waves to protect the Greeks from the barbarian ships.
Contrary to its name, it is a sandy beach where you can enjoy a relaxing swim in shallow and clear blue waters. The area on the beach also offers its visitors an alternative sport activity... climbing, in one of the best climbing fields one encounters near Athens!
Also characteristic is the peninsula with the small church at the top where you can enjoy the view of the Aegean.
Right after Kakia Thalassa, you will find the bay of Daskaleio, which is divided into smaller coves with larger and smaller beaches, some organized and others not (1st, 2nd and 3rd port).
Due to its geography, Daskaleio resembles an island, with beautiful white houses with flowered gardens adorning the slopes, like the country of a Cycladic island.
Visit the chapel of Agios Alexandros built right on the rocks in the Third Port of the area, a beautiful church ideal even for summer weddings!
In a traditional Cycladic landscape against the backdrop of the endless blue of the Aegean you can quietly enjoy your swim on the sandy beach with fine pebbles.
The sandy beach of Porto Ennia is located in the area of Keratea. A very good choice for those who want a quiet beach to enjoy their swim.
Get the essentials, as the beach is not organized and it takes some time to get to the nearest store.
Vromopousi (or Kalopigado)
One of the largest beaches of Lavreotiki, with sand and some pebbles where the wave breaks. At one end it has a small harbor for boats.
It is ideal when the north wind blows, as at least half of the beach is without waves. The rocks at the other end are suitable for diving.
One side is organized with sunbeds and umbrellas and there is a tavern for eating after the bath.
The enchanting sandy beach of Tsonima will enchant you with its idyllic landscape. It is not organized but you can find shade in the trees that embrace the beach and relax on its stone benches.
The picturesque cove overlooking the edge of Makronissos is offered for a quiet swim and relaxation on the stone benches under the poplars.
Small Beach of Agia Marina
The picturesque beach of Agia Marina is ideal for families with young children, as although it is not organized, the benches under the shade of the skins offer the necessary rest and coolness.
Agia Marina beach or Delenia
The sheltered port of Agia Marina with clear waters, is protected from the winds so you will see several boats moored.
Characteristic of the area is the peninsula where at the top is the beautiful church of ProfitisIlias with the wonderful view, where many weddings and baptisms take place.
Many also call it Delenia beach, because of the historical homonymous tavern located on the sea where you can enjoy fresh fish.
The beautiful beach overlooking the Makronissos and the peninsula of ProfitisIlias will enchant you with its clear and blue waters, while you will find all the amenities you may need as it is organized.
A small beach in a quiet environment formed by the union of two bays. It has sand and the waters are shallow and at an ideal temperature to bathe comfortably even until early October.
One of many hidden beaches of Keratea, with pebbles and sand.
A lovely small and quiet beach.
Beach under the ancient theater.A walk and recreation area and for swimming.
Small beach with black pebbles.
A quiet and beautiful place for swimming.
Calm, lonely beach, with clear waters and pebbles. It is also known to winter swimmers as various Associations organize winter tours for swimming.
Between the temple of Poseidon and Lavrion is a small creek, with little space to put your towels (the rock almost reaches the water).
The small beach with the strange name Tsiou has crystal clear waters and a narrow strip of sand, between the water and the white rocks. You can succeed, if you're lucky, to be only you, the water and the sun.
Pounta Zeza beach
The beach has sand and is famous for its crystal clear waters. You can enjoy sunbathing on the sun beds or rest under the tamarisks that ensure shade and a little coolness.
Beach in the heart of Sounion. It is distinguished for its crystal clear waters and quiet, since it is mainly known to the inhabitants of the settlement and the surrounding areas.
It is located in Sounio. Surrounded by bushes that combined with palm trees create a wonderful setting. The waters are shallow blue and crystal clear ideal for families and games.
A creek quite closed that in the early afternoon one side is in the sade. On the left, the rocks from an old landslide create a natural pool. The beach has no sand, but very fine gravel and clear, blue waters.
Beach under the temple of Poseidon, sheltered, with beautiful sandy beach, clear and calm waters. It is organized with umbrellas and sunbeds from the nearby hotel. Swim next to the gulls and feel that you are on a distant island of the Aegean sea.
St. Peter Sounio
St. Peter's a small beach that never has waves. When you swim, you will have in the back of youthe chapel of St. Peter, in front of you the sailboats that have been parked in the creek and above the temple of Sounion.
The most famous "hidden" beach of Attica. You will go down 99 steps to meet a bay that refers to an island. The coast has pebbles and deep blue waters.
A fairly large beach with crystal clear waters. Its location makes you feel that you are on a small Cycladic island. Τhe sunset from there is famous and breathtaking.
Beach with golden sand and crystal clear waters. One of the biggest and probably most beautiful beaches in the area, which reminds more of the island. Ideal for those who want to avoid crowds and enjoy swimming with calmly.