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PLOMARI, LESVOS (MYTILENE), NORTH AEGEAN

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Plomari Town, the ouzo capital of Greece,  is also famous for its clean and beautiful beaches. It is built amphitheatrically near the sea and is the second largest town on the island after Mytilini.

The sandy Agios Isidoros (Saint Isidore) beach is the most beautiful and biggest one in the region. It is located 2 km from the center of the eastern Plomari in the way to Mytilini. It has voted in a poll on the internet as the seventh best beach in Greece. Here you can also have nice windsurf sessions.



Best Months: May, June, July, August, September
Medium Months:
Wind Type: Thermal Winds, Frontal Winds
Best Direction: SE, SSE, S, SSW, SW, WSW, W, WNW
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WindGuru Poseidon Windyty NOA UOA Greece UOA
Type: Medium Wave (1-3m)
Quality: Crystal Clear
Depth: Shallow (walking several steps not to step on)
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Attention:

Gorgeous crystal clear waters.

Type: Sand, Pebbles
Size: Medium
Bathers Period: June, July, August, September
Bathers:
Shade: Sparse
Kid Friendly: Yes
Attention: Trees

Agios Isidoros is one of the best areas on the island with a mixture of sand and a stone shelf and open sea.

GPS Google Maps: 38.96788, 26.39137

Access to Plomari: Plomari is located 37 Km from Mytilini, on the southern coast of Lesvos.

Arrival by Bus: There are daily bus trips with a frequent time schedule which you can find at the bus station which is situated at Konstantinopoleos Square (Mytilene). It takes approximately an hour to get to Plomari by bus.

Arrival by Taxi: There are taxi’s available at the Airport, Harbor, Sappho Square and Cyprion Patrioton Square. The taxi’s on the island are yellow or gray in color. By taxi it should take you roughly 50 minutes to get to the beach.


Access to Lesvos: The capital of Lesvos is Mytilene. The only Airport on the island is there, as the ferry is departing from there too.

Arrival by Airplane: The Mytilene International Airport "Odysseus Elytis" (MJT) is situated on the south eastern side of the island, 8 km out of Mytilene (capital). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. It receives daily flights from Athens all year round and the flight time is 1 hour. It also receives flights from Thessaloniki 4-5 times per week operated by a small air company. In summer, another small air company has air connections between Lesvos, Heraklion (Crete), Rhodes, Samos, Chios and Lemnos.  Furthermore, in the summertime there are more flights destinations and direct international flights from Germany's Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) and Munich Airport (MUC), Austria's Vienna International Airport (VIE), Great Britain's Gatwick Airport (LGW), and Slovenia's Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (LJU).

Arrival by Ferry / Boat: Mytilene harbor has trips to Piraeus, the largest port of Athens, 4-5 times per week. This ferry also connects Lesvos with other islands, including Syros, Mykonos, Ikaria and Chios. The travel time takes about 10 hours. You can also travel by boat directly from Lavrion to Sigri Port. So for the weekend is excellent; every Friday from Lavrion, every Sunday night from Sigri. Also, there are trips from the harbor to Ayvalik (Turkey) every week. In summer, there are also ferries to Lesvos from the ports of Thessaloniki and Kavala on the northern side of Greece, as well as from other Aegean Islands, such as Samos, Kos, Rhodes, Lemnos, etc.

Local Transportation:

Bus Service: The urban bus station is at Sappho Square, the northern "top" of the inner harbour horseshoe waterfront. The inter-city bus station is near Agias Irinis Park in the southwest corner of the inner harbour.

Taxi Service: Taxis are cheap and the taxidrivers are obliged to use the taximeter. Taxis based in Mytilene are yellow. Taxis not based in Mytilene are grey-coloured. Taxis can be used for local transportation, transfers, and excursions.



  • Windsurf Lessons Windsurf Lessons

  • Windsurf Rental Windsurf Rental

  • Kitesurf Lessons Kitesurf Lessons

  • Kitesurf Rental Kitesurf Rental

  • Surf Lessons Surf Lessons

  • Surf Rental Surf Rental

  • SUP Rental SUP Rental

  • Storage Storage

  • Repair Repair

  • Washing Washing

  • Rescue Rescue

  • Equipment Store Equipment Store

  • Events Events

  • Parking Parking
    Parking space available
  • Toilet Toilet

  • Shower Shower

  • Beach facilities Beach facilities

  • Food Food
    In close distance you have the chance to enjoy good food and drinks in the many cafes & restaurants

  • Market Market

  • Acommodations Acommodations
    Agios Isidoros is actually the area where most of the hotels are located

  • Nightlife Nightlife
    Night clubs

  • Medical Center Medical Center
    Health Center in Plomari, Regional Center in Plagia (2 km N) & in Paleochori (12 km NW)





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