Between Platani and the airport of Sitia, there are huge uninhabited lands with low vegetation and wild sharp rocks, where even no roads exist. This area, called Melissokipi (aka Bee gardens), is crossed by several deep streams flowing into the sea (in winter). One of them, Vathys Potamos (i.e. Deep River) a small sandy beach is formed which unfortunately is strongly affected by the frequent winds and the waves that carry garbage. The area is also called Spilia (= cave), as near the beach there is one of the largest caves in Crete where a large vessel fits comfortably.
Vathis Potamos beach is located on the southern coast of the island of Samos, Greece.
Yes, Vathis Potamos beach is suitable for swimming. However, it is recommended to check the water conditions before entering the sea.
No, there are no water sports activities available at Vathis Potamos beach.
Yes, Vathis Potamos beach is accessible by public transportation. There is a bus stop near the beach.
Yes, there is a parking area available near Vathis Potamos beach.
Yes, there are several hotels and apartments available near Vathis Potamos beach.
Yes, Vathis Potamos beach is suitable for families with children. The beach has shallow waters and a calm sea.
No, there is no restaurant or cafe available at Vathis Potamos beach. However, there are several restaurants and cafes available in the nearby villages.
The water colour of the beach is blue.
The beach has a mix of sand and pebbles.
The water at the beach is deep.
The surface of the sea at the beach is usually wavy.
The beach is usually quiet.
There are no facilities available at the beach.
The beach can be accessed by walking.
No, there is no other information available about the beach.
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