Seychelles Beach, Ikaria Island

Seychelles is one of the most picturesque beaches of Ikaria.( Ikaria is a Greek island , in the eastern Aegean Sea, 10 nautical miles  southwest of Samos ) The small pebble beach, surrounded by rocks and caves, creating a beautiful landscape.
Seychelles Beach was created  by mistake, several years ago and specifically in 1985, from the landslide of rocks during the opening of a tunnel to create a road to and from the village of Magganitis.
The result is a small beach, inaccessible, hidden under the  gorge that you have to descend to be left in its dazzling turquoise embrace.
Seychelles is the ideal beach for young people and couples, In the summer time on this beach there are very frequent parties and gather young people from all over the island.
Access : Coordinates: 37.56124,26.14123 / Seychelles beach  located on the southwest side of the island of Ikaria, about 25 km west of Agios Kirikos ..Access to the beach is only on foot after about 20 minutes walk from the main road, through an inaccessible path or by water taxi from the port of Manganitis.

Highlights :

  •  The Seychelles of Ikaria in the list of the best “hidden” beaches in the world In a recent article, Stylist magazine presented the 10 best “hidden”, deserted and unknown beaches in the world and one is in Ikaria.
  •  The beach is not organized, so you should have everything you need. A boat that brings water, soft drinks, etc. often passes by.
  •  Fine pebbles mixed with fine sand, waters with unique colored, granite rocks, hidden underwater caves ready for exploration.
  •  Ikaría island takes its name from Icarus, the son of Daedalus in Greek mythology, who is said to have fallen into the sea near the island.

Activities : swimming – beach hopping / photo opportunities / diving, do not forget to get a mask to explore the caves.

Go next : Magganites , Seaside fishing village, on the south side of the island / Livadi beach is located in the northern part of Ikaria, in the bay which is right next to Mesakti beach / Armenistis is one of the most popular beaches of Ikaria and is located in the northern part of the island. It is a small fishing village which is located in a bay.


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