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The beaches and naturist beaches of Thassos island
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Below is a selection of the beaches of the island of Thassos. This here is only a few. The island of Thassos has many more long sandy beaches. Many of the beaches of Thassos have fine white sand and are surrounded by pine trees and olive trees. On the island there is something for everyone, from beaches with sunbeds and umbrellas to deserted beaches. Thassos also has beautiful forests.

Naturism on the island Thassos - naturist beaches

The only beach with a place for the naturists is Paradise Beach in the east of the island of Thassos. The island is no naturists' paradise like Mykonos, Antiparos or Crete, but there are other options such as small coves near Aliki, Tripiti, Potos, Limenaria, plus of course on the very long stretched beaches where ever it is quiet you can always give it a try.

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Thassos Beaches: Aliki Beach - Aliki Beach is situated in the southeast of the island of Thassos. It is laying in front of a picturesque village with the same name. Aliki has become increasingly popular with the tourists over the last few years. It consists of two small beaches with white sand surrounded by olive trees and pine trees, situated in a pretty bay. Aliki Beach has some ancient sites and saltpans.

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Thassos Beaches: Astris Beach - Astris Beach is situated in a small village in the southeast of Thassos, not far away from Potos. The village has a beautiful sandy beach which is also very steep with as a result high waves. This, together with some strong currents makes the beach not suitable for children. At the beach there is a possibility to play water sports and there are also a couple of taverna's. It can get quite crowded during high season.

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Thassos Beaches: Livadi Beach - Livadi Beach is situated in the east of the island of Thassos at a 20 kilometer distance of the capital Limenas, close to the village of Aliki. It is a quiet beach that is popular with backpackers and campers. The beach consists of sand and small pebbles.

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Thassos Beaches: Chrissi Amoudia or Golden Beach - Chrissi Amoudia is a long beach on the east coast at a 10 kilometer distance of the capital of Thassos island, a bit south of Makriamos Beach. It is situated between Skala Panagias and Skala Potamias. The beach is surrounded by dense forest. There are sun beds and umbrellas for rent. In the background is Mount Ypsarion. The beach is shallow so also suitable for children.

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Thassos Beaches: Makriamos Beach - Makriamos (=long sand) is a long sandy beach at a mere 2 km distance of the capital of Thassos in the northeast of the island. It is surrounded by lush forest. The beach is kilometres long and it is the best beach in the area. On the beach are umbrellas and sun beds for rent. There is a possiblity for practising water sports.

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Thassos Beaches: Limenaria Beach - Limenaria is the main tourist resort on the island of Thassos. It is situated at a 12 kilometer distance of the capital in the southwest of the island. The town of Limenaria has a large sandy beach. Some guides describe it as busy, others as quiet.

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Paradise Beach Thassos - This beach is situated at a 17 kilometer distance of Thassos Town and close to the village of Potos. Paradise Beach is concidered the most beautiful beach of the island. It resembles a tropical beach and it has fine white sand and beautifully colored water. It is a shallow beach, so safe for children. The beach is also popular with windsurfers. The beach can be reached via a narrow alley passing through a small wood and starting from the close by village of Kinira. At the end of the beach near the rocks there is space for naturists.

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Thassos Beaches: Potos Beach - Potos Beach is situated in the south of the island of Thassos at a 34 kilometer distance of the capital. The beach is 2 kilometers long. Potos Beach is a popular resort with restaurants, taverna's, bars and hotels. On the beach are sun beds and umbrellas for rent and you can do water sports.

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Thassos Beaches: Kamari Beach - Kamari Beach is a beach in the south of Thassos at a walking distance of Potos Beach. At the beach there are sun beds and umbrellas for rent.

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Thassos Beaches: Psili Amos Beach - Psili Amos (=fine sand) Beach is situated in the south of the island at 31 kilometers distance of Thassos Town, close to the village of Astris and at a 5 kilometer distance of Potos. Psili Amos is a beach with facilities like sun beds and umbrellas and there is a possiblity to practice water sports. On the beach are several small taverna's. Psili Amos (=fine sand) Beach is situated in the south of the island at 31 kilometers distance of Thassos Town, close to the village of Astris and at a 5 kilometer distance of Potos. Psili Amos is a beach with facilities like sun beds and umbrellas and there is a possiblity to practice water sports. On the beach are several small taverna's.

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Thassos Beaches: Rossogremos Beach - Rossogremos Beach is situated in the south of the island of Thassos on a 2 kilometer distance of the village of Potos. The Beach is relatively unknown and quiet and a good place for people that don't want to share the sand and the sea with a lot of people. It consists of white sand and it is surrounded by trees for some shade.

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Thassos Beaches: Skala Prinos Beach - Skala Prinos Beach is situated at 12 kilometers distance of the capital Thassos Town on the west side of the island. It is a sandy beach with some trees on it for shade. On the beach are facilities like taverna's, umbrellas and sun beds. There are also a couple of hotels and accommodations for rent. Skala Prinos is a small port that is connected to the mainland by ferry.

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Thassos Beaches: Skala Rachoni Beach - Skala Rachoni Beach is situated at 11 kilometers distance from Limenas on the northwest coast of the island, just above Skala Prinos. It is a beautiful long sandy beach surrounded by forest. The beach lays in front of the village of Skala Rachoni. Walked there and loved it. In this area there are more beaches.

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Thassos Beaches: Tripiti Beach - Tripiti or Trypity Beach is a large and popular beach situated on the southwest coast of Thassos near Limenaria (on its west side), at 39 kilometers distance of the capital. It is a beach with sand and pebbles. There are facilities on he beach such as sun beds and umbrellas and there is a possiblity to play water sports.

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Thassos Beaches: Pefkari Beach - Pefkari Beach is situated in the south of Thassos in between Limenaria and Potos, at 35 kilometers distance of the capital Thassos Town. It consists of two beautiful and popular sandy beaches with facilities (sun beds, umbrellas, water sports facilities, taverna's, restaurants, bars). There are pine trees surrounding the beaches.

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Thassos Beaches: Metalia Beach - Metalia beach is a fine sandy beach that is situated in the south of Thassos near the town of Limenaria. It is an organised beach with sun beds and umbrellas as well as a taverna. The beach is shallow, so it is safe for children. From Metalia you can see the holes that were created in earlier times by the mining industry.

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Thassos Beaches: Nisteri Beach - Nisteri Beach is one of the beaches of Limnenas and is situated at 1 kilometer distance of the capital of Thassos. It is a sandy beach surrounded by forested mountains. Nisteri Beach is an organised beach with sun beds and umbrellas. There are taverna's and accommodations available at the beach.

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Thassos Beaches: Papalimani Beach - Papalimani Beach is situated not far from Thassos Town in between the villages of Skala Rachoni and Glyfada and it is a popular but not too large beach that gets more quiet in the late afternoon. Like most of the beaches in this area it is mostly used by the people that visit the hotels around here.

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Thassos Beaches: Skala Kalirachi Beach - Kalirachi is one of the oldest villages of Thassos, situated on a hill. At a 2 to 3 kilometer distance is the lower village of Skala Kalirachi with its beach. Skala Kalirachi Beach is long and narrow and it is situated at 18 kilometers distance of Thassos Town. There are no major touristic developments but there are rooms for rent and there are taverna's.


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