Kaminia Beach

Beaches in Zante


Location: About 6km south west of Argassi on the Vassilikos Peninsular

Getting There: It's the first beach you come across when taking the main road towards Vassilikos. It is possible to walk or cycle from Argassi, but be warned that the road leading down from the main road is very steep and not easy even in a car!

Access: The area between the beach and a car park is lawned with no steps so would be suitable for someone in a wheelchair

Sunbeds: Yes - free but you are expected to buy something from the bar in return for their use. All the facilities are provided by the owner of the bar and apartments

Showers: Yes

Toilets: Yes

Watersports: No

Safe for Kids: Yes

Food & Drinks: A limited, but traditionally Greek menu is available from 2 beachside bars

Turtles: No

Seaweed: Yes, but it's easily avoided

Sand or Pebbles: A mixture of sand and pebbles extending a few metres into the water then mostly sandy

Car Parking: The owners provide car parking close to the beach

Beaches near to Kaminia Beach:

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Ionio Beach  (20 Comments)
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Kaminia Beach  (6 Comments)
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