The beaches of Koufonisi are enchanting. They have aquamarine waters inviting you into their cool embrace.
The main beach of the village, whose quaint beauty is enhanced by the view of the colourful fishing boats moored in the harbour. Sandy and with aquamarine water it is no less beautiful than the others.It is sheltered from northerly winds.
If you are staying in the village it is, at the most, five minutes’ walk from your accommodation, with direct access to the restaurants and cafés of the village.
Hondros Kavos beach
Pebbles and aquamarine waters at a distance of 850m from the village. The taverna of the same name very near the beach will satisfy the pangs of hunger and thirst. It is sheltered from northerly and westerly winds.
Sandy beach with aquamarine waters, in the area of the same name. The renowned cafe-restaurant Finikas will cater to your every need. The majority of visitors to the island know the beach as Finikas after the restaurant. Its real name, however, is Harokopou, as is the name of the area around it. It is about 1100 metres from the village. It is sheltered from northerly winds. To get there, apart from the option of a pleasant walk by the sea, you may also choose to take the excursion boat, which provides a regular hourly service.
Sandy, with aquamarine waters. There is a cafe-restaurant of the same name on the beach which will provide whatever you need in the way of refreshment. It is about 1400 metres away from the village and 300m from Harokopou beach. It is sheltered from northerly and westerly winds.
Platia Pounda beach
This is one of the most crowded beaches on the island. Sandy with aquamarine waters. It is about 1800m away from the village. This is a completely unspoilt beach, to be reached only on the coastal footpath, and there is no beach cafe or canteen, so you must bring water and food, or else walk back to the cafe on Fanos beach, 400m away.
The beach is better known as Italida, the name by which most visitors refer to it. It came about because the locals referred to the owner of the estate above the beach as the Italian (Italida), so they would say “let’s go to the Italian’s” and visitors started using the same name. Its real name is Platia Pounda. It is sheltered from northerly winds.
Crowded beach, considered by many to be the most beautiful one on the island. Sandy, located at the lip of a large cove, which ensures calm water most of the time. It is sheltered from southerly and westerly winds, but very strong northerly winds will make it choppy.
There are two cafés to cater to your needs. Near the beach you will find the sea caves of Xylobatis and To Mati Tou Diavolou and Gala beach, all interesting spots, we’ll worth a visit. There are two different routes to follow to reach Pori and they are both very scenic. Whichever you take, it is a distance of 3.5 km.