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Mikronissi beach at Faronissi

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Beach description

On the southwestern tip of Mikronissi islet, where the Agii Pantes lighthouse stands across from the city of Agios Nikolaos, there is a tiny dock for boats. It’s here that you’ll find the island’s sole beach, tucked away in an ancient, carved bay. Access to this hidden gem is gained via a stone staircase.

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Most frequent asked questions

What is the best time to visit Mikronissi beach?

The best time to visit Mikronissi beach is during the summer months, from June to September, when the weather is warm and sunny.

Is Mikronissi beach suitable for families with children?

Yes, Mikronissi beach is suitable for families with children as the water is shallow and calm, making it safe for kids to swim.

Are there any water sports activities available at Mikronissi beach?

No, there are no water sports activities available at Mikronissi beach, but visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling.

Is there any accommodation available near Mikronissi beach?

No, there is no accommodation available near Mikronissi beach as it is a secluded and uninhabited island.

Can visitors bring their own food and drinks to Mikronissi beach?

Yes, visitors can bring their own food and drinks to Mikronissi beach as there are no restaurants or cafes on the island.

Is it possible to camp on Mikronissi beach?

No, it is not possible to camp on Mikronissi beach as it is a protected area and camping is not allowed.

What is the water colour of the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi?

The water colour of the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi is blue.

What type of sand is found on the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi?

The Mikronissi beach at Faronissi has pebbles as its sand type.

What is the water depth of the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi?

The water depth of the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi is normal.

What is the surface of the sea like at the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi?

The sea surface at the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi is usually calm.

What is the crowd like at the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi?

The Mikronissi beach at Faronissi is usually quiet with fewer crowds.

What facilities are available at the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi?

There are no facilities available at the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi.

What is the mode of access to the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi?

The Mikronissi beach at Faronissi can be accessed by boat.

Is there any other information available about the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi?

No, there is no other information available about the Mikronissi beach at Faronissi.

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