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Where to swim Serifos boasts a variety of beaches: Livadi with umbrellas, sunbeds and sandy beach, Avlomonas and Livadakia with sandy beaches and tamarix trees, Karavi with a sandy beach and flat rocks in the water, shaded by trees and suitable for nudism. At Koutalas bay you will find Ganema and Vagia shaded by trees and protected by Natura 2000. To the east you will find Psili Ammos, once voted the best beach in Europe, sandy with shallow waters, Kentarhos just below the village by the same name, Platys Gyalos with shade and a taverna. To the north there is Sykamia, a long beach, and Karavas where you can only go through a rough country road or a path just as Lia in the southeast.

Where to sTAY Alexandros Vassilia (+30 22810 51119, +30 6946 910840) is a cluster of rooms and apartments right by the goldensand beach of Livadakia, which offers a relaxing experience at reasonable prices. Indigo Studios (+30 22810 52548/+ 30 6945 437966), just 40 km off the sea, at Livadi, is comprised of fully-equipped, beautifully furnished apartments and rooms. If you prefer open air go to Camping Coralli (+30 22810 51500, coralli.gr) one of the best campings in Greece, featuring an internet area, restaurant, mini market, dining hall with different dishes every day, swimming pool, shared kitchen, laundry room. Imagine all this is on the beach where your tent could be just 5 metres from the water (for an early morning dive). There is also a beach bar.

Where to eat & DRINK The Kafeneio stou Stratou (+30 22810 52566) is probably the island’s best loved place in Ano Chora right at the Town Hall square. It is a traditional coffee house serving royal omelettes and a special marble cake. At Chora, over at Mylon square, you will find Karavomilos (+30 22810 51261) the right place for excellent wine, rakomelo, souma accompanied by tasty cycladic dishes. Yacht Club (+30 22810 51888), also in Livadi, spans 20 years of life and is renowned for its laid-back vibe and its variety of drinks and dishes. At Aerino (+30 22810 52592) you will not believe the view from the terrace – one of the best 98 _ CITY GUIDE summer 2014

Eng Guide 2014  
Eng Guide 2014