Beaches in Lemnos


Over 100 sandy beaches with crystal clear waters …may not be found anywhere in the Aegean, are waiting for you in Limnos and they offer the opportunity to choose between peace and cosmopolitan atmosphere, between sand and pebble.

We recommend the following beaches:

Riha nera
It means “ Shallow waters” and is the most beautiful beach in Myrina and one of the nicest on Lemnos only 3’ on foot far from Hotel Artemis. It is a big, sandy beach with shallow, crystal waters. You will find umbrellas and sunbeds. Here apart from swimming, you can do sea sports or just relax at a nearby bar or a tavern. It has been awarded with a Blue Flag and a lifeguard has also been installed for the bathers’ safety.

Platy beach
It is located near the town of Myrina. It is one of the most known and visited sandy beaches on the island with umbrellas, sunbeds, water sports, beach bars and taverns where you can enjoy breath-taking sunsets. It has been awarded with a Blue Flag.

Thanos beach
Is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island near the homonymous village and about 6 km far from Myrina. Cosmopolitan and bustling beach, beach bars, beach volley, umbrellas, sun beds, taverns and cafés or for more isolated swimming spots you can withdrawn at its remoted sides. It has been awarded with a Blue Flag.

Is located between the villages Kontias and Thanos. It is a long sandy beach with shallow waters. It is organized to a great extent with sun beds, umbrellas and beach bars and you can also enjoy sea sports. It has been awarded with a Blue Flag.

Agios Ioannis
Is located near the village of Kaspakas about 6km far from Myrina. It is an organized sandy beach with shallow crystal clear waters and has been awarded with a Blue Flag. You can enjoy your coffee or your meal at the shops near the sea and stare at a wonderful sunset.

Ιs one of the nicest beaches on Lemnos. It is a natural continuation of the dune landscape. The beach with thin golden sand and shallow waters is big and there is a beach bar with umbrellas and sunbeds, as well as enough free space for more secluded dives.

A golden sandy beach, sheltered from winds and waves. Here grows the lily of the sea, one of the endangered species of flora of Lemnos. Relaxed atmosphere and perfect for families.

At a distance of 2 km from the village of Kalliopi, stretches the cosmopolitan beach of Keros, one of the largest of Lemnos. Its length is more than 4 km with thin sand and shallow turquoise waters. It’s a favorite destination especially to the fans of kite and wind surfing.

One of the most beautiful untouched beaches just outside the village of Skandali. A large golden sandy beach with blue green waters accessible only by dirt road. Those who dare will enjoy a quiet setting full of seashells and lovely waters.

Pigadeli tis Panagias
Near Faraklo geological sight, nature has created a large bay with brownish red sand typical coming from the islands volcanic rocks. This is a desert beach of an outstanding natural beauty.

The beach Mikro Fanaraki is at the bay of Moudros and forms a small cove. It is just 50m long but it’s a favorite meeting point especially for young people. There is a canteen, sunbeds and a beach volley field. The two side ends of the beach are rocky and there you can find the well-known Seal Cave. At the other side of the cove you will find the beach Megalo Fanaraki. It is 200m. long and also fully organized. Both beaches are sandy with shallow waters.

On the northern end of the island, at a distance of 4 km from the village of Panagia, lies a gorgeous beach named Zemata that stretches out for 2 kilometers. The fine, smooth sand and aqua-green waters, along with the trees and green landscape will surely grab your attention! The beach, which is popular and draws a great number of people, is well-maintained and includes umbrellas, lounge chairs, watersports possibilities, a beach bar, and a few small tavernas, which are so close to the water you can almost feel the waves lapping your feet.