The largest beach in the area. Sand, wtih some areas of small pebbles.
Over the past decade the southern end has become the in place for young people, with sunbeds, umbrellas, a beach bar and beach volley net. Also at this end, there are cold springs in the seabed, lowering the water temperature.
To the north, the water is warmer and preferred by families.
The beach has been awarded a Blue Flag for its cleanliness and amenities, which include changing sheds, toilets, life guards and showers.
There is a restauruant with a view over the beach. If you stay until the end of the day, you’ll be rewarded with a view of the sun setting behind Mt. Taygetus across the changing colors of the Gulf of Laconia.
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As mentioned above, the southern end attracts a younger crowd drawn by the beach bar and seaside sports, while the northern end is more family-oriented.
Vulnerable to the westerly winds.
After noon, a breeze known as the boukadoura blows in off the sea, a characteristic of the Gulf of Laconia, whipping up small waves, although not enough to affect swimmers.
When the north wind is blowing, the water is as flat as in a pool.
Elia – Molaoi
About 2 kilometres along the road from Elia to Asopos, the beach is on your right. There is a sign and a Blue Flag visible from the road.
Visitors coming from the direction of Asopos should turn off as soon as they see the sea on their left. There is parking space next to the beach.