Syros Island Beaches

Discover the Beaches of Syros

Syros is the ideal destination for couples and families, away from the hustle and bustle of the more popular Cyclades Islands. Syros beaches offer relaxation amid natural beauty, as well as conveniences that make vacationing pleasurable. Enjoy nearby accommodations and all the amenities necessary for a relaxing stay. Being a major ferry port in the Aegean Sea, exploring Syros can be a worthwhile stop in a cluster of island visits during a Greek Island hopping adventure.

Syros Island Beaches

With the natural beauty of the beaches and elegance of the Venetian style architecture, many couples also choose Syros as their Greek wedding destination of choice.

Syros Island Beaches

Tourists find the most desirable beaches in the Southern part of this beautiful island. Depending on the choice location, there are different types of beaches, as some may be pebbled while others are sandy. Regardless of which, all offer pristine, crystal clear waters. Moreover, the majority of beaches on the island are organized, offering various facilities, including beach bars and taverns, and most reachable via bus.


Galissas Beach, Syros

Galissas Beach is THE beach on Syros just 5km from Ermoupoli, the capital. Awarded the EU Blue Flag, the waters of Galissas Beach are of the cleanest around. The waters are calm, making for a great day at the beach for those with children. Expect golden sand with natural shade from the trees that line the coast, as well as wheelchair access to the beach.  Water sports are also popular and common at this beach resort, especially windsurfing . Being an organized beach, there are beach bars, taverns and cafes at which to dine or enjoy a refreshing drink.

Syros Island Beaches


Poseidonia Beach

Poseidonia Beach offers numerous tourist facilities. Enjoy various taverns and cafés that provide great drinks and meals, but also wonderful views of the Aegean Sea. It boasts pristine blue waters and sandy seashore with palm trees that provide natural shade for the tourists. Easy access to Poseidonia Beach is possible via bus capital, Ermoupoli.


Vari Beach  (Vary Beach) Syros

Vari Beach is located on the south-eastern part of Syros. Organized, it offers parasols and lounge chairs, and also water sports. Being a bay, it’s perfect for families with young children, as the waters are calm. Its proximity to villages provides ample accommodations for all budgets. Enjoy taverns whose specialty is fresh fish. Vari Beach is special for its breathtakingly memorable sunsets.

Syros Island Beaches

Agathopes Beach

Agathopes Beach is a bay with calm waters and golden sand located on the south-west part of the island. This beach is beautiful and a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Agathopes Beach is organized and offers parasols and sunbeds to make a day swimming and sunbathing more relaxed. Nearby taverns and hotels line the bay that can be accessed by bus or by taxi from the island’s capital, Ermoupolis. Be sure to stay long enough to enjoy an unforgettable sunset, too.

Syros Island Beaches


Make the most of your days by checking out Syros Island tourist attractions before or after enjoying the sun and the inviting waters of the many Syros Island beaches. Each area of this Greek Island has much to offer tourists.

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