Popularity: Not Much
Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Good, Specialist
Those looking for a small, organized beach with many accommodation alternatives nearby and a cosmopolitan character will certainly love this beach. Posidonia -also called Dellagracia- is located on the south of Syros island.
Quality: Crystal Clear
The waters are crystalline blue.
Bathers Period: May, June, July, August, September
Kid Friendly: Yes
This sand and pebbles' beach lies in front of the homonymous holiday resort attracts yacht owners due to the little port right next to it.
The natural ambience is very beautiful with tamarisk trees hanging over the transparent blue water and golden sand. Great view to the Aegean Sea and the small islets of Stroggylo and Schinonissi, opposite the beach.
Access to Posidonia:
The beach can be reached by car and also by bus from Ermoupolis Town. Access also by yacht.
Access to Syros:
Arrival by Airplane: Syros has an airport which is directly connected with the Athens International Airport on a daily basis during the summer. The flight lasts 25 minutes, but travellers need to book their flight early, because there is only one airline on this itinerary.
Arrival by Ferry/Boat: Syros is connected to Piraeus by boat and high-speed, and to Rafina by high-speed on a daily basis during the touristic period (May-October). The trip from Piraeus lasts about 4 hours by ship and 2,5 hours by high-speed, whereas from Rafina port the trip duration is 1,5 hour. Moreover, the island is connected by boat or high-speed with all the Cycladic Islands and also Crete, Dodecanese, Thessaloniki and Skiathos.
Local Transportation: Local transportation is well organized and covers a large part of the island, specifically during the summer.
Buses: The local bus connects Ermoupoli to Galissas, Foinikas, Poseidonia, Mega Gialos, Vari, Azolimnos, Kini, Ano Manna, Chroussa, Parakopi and Vissa. There are municipal buses that are free.
Taxi Service: Taxis are available on the island, and they usually wait in Ermoupoli in front of the Monument of National Resistance.
Boat: Daily excursions are organized to secluded beaches, and also to top diving destinations, all around the island. These excursions are organized upon request and travellers should consult local travel agencies for information.