Agathopes Beach in Syros
Syros Beaches - This popular beach with a cosmopolitan essence is protected by the Ministry of Environment. It is a perfect spot for sunbathing and swimming, while some diving centers offer nice underwater experiences. A little islet emerges from the sea while the natural beach lilies growing in the sand with blooming white flowers add to the serenity of the bay. Several sunbeds and umbrellas cover the sand, while taverns by the side offer a tradtional lunch. There are also hotels and apartments lining the bay, if you wish to stay for the night. The nearby coastal area Delagratsia is nice for a walk admiring the classic mansions with lovely gardens and pines. The sunset should not be missed, while the view of the surrounding islets gives it a magnificent appeal. Here and there naval vessels pass by to the nearby base. To reach Agathopes Beach in Syros, you can take one of the hourly bus services from Ermoupolis that go round the southern coast. The bus stop near the pier and you can also take the air conditioned bus. There is also a taxi stand at Miaouli Square.