The bay of Grikos has a beautiful beach with fine chalk and sand, which resembles a lake, surrounded by two small peninsulas and protected by the sea from the islet of Traganissi. It is the largest beach on the island with a cosmopolitan aura due to sailing boats mooring in the harbor of the settlement.
The crystal clear waters are gradually deepen, making it an ideal choice for family holidays. A part of the beach is organized and you will find umbrellas and sun loungers, showers and dressing rooms, and you can also look for the shade from the trees along the shore.
An impressive feature of the landscape is the view of the Kalikatsos stone, which in fact is a large rock that joins the land with a narrow lane and can be reached by walking along the beach. According to the legend, a girl who wanted to go swimming after she had coalesced, stoned as soon as she entered the sea, as her mother’s words forbidding her to go were “go and stone you shall be”.
The beach of Grikos is about 3 km from Skala (with which it is connected by regular bus) following a parallel road to the coast. The beach has a few little salt-trees, but also sun loungers, while along it you can find small picturesque taverns.
Grikos bay has been part of the world’s most beautiful bays in the world’s most beautiful bays.