Makryammos Thassos: A beautiful organized beach at a very short distance from the island’s capital
Makryammos, Thassos is a beautiful beach just 2 kilometers away from Limenas, Thassos, the island’s capital.
At Makryammos, Thassos you may enjoy the sea as well as the nature. It is one of the most famous seaside resorts of the island where you can enjoy your day. What is special about this beach is that the visitors pay the nominal amount of 3 euro in order to cover the expenses for the maintenance of the space and the facilities, which are excellent – it is rare to see a cigarette stub or a waste on the sandy beach.
Makryammos, Thassos - beach and natural scenery
The road to Makryammos passes through an overgrown pine forest. Among pines it appears the cove with the all-blue water and the trees going up to the shore.
At the right side of the beach it appears a small islet you may reach swimming and discover its great treasure that is the calmness under the thick shadow of the pines. The water at the beach is calm, very clean and shallow, ideal for sea sports.
The beach of Makryammos, Thassos, is ideal for young and elder people. From the quay you may dive fearlessly, since the water is quite deep at that point.
A feature of the beach that renders it unique is the big pieces of all-white marble of Thassos located around the beach and particularly along the small quay. Makryammos was awarded a blue flag, which means the water is simply very clean!
At the beach of Makryammos, Thassos, there is a restaurant, a bar, a swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball courts and a playground for children. Moreover, you may play beach volley and ping-pong.
Makryammos, Thassos - the surroundings
If you like nature, at Makryammos you may enjoy it! The cove of Makryammos is surrounded by all-green hills full of many kinds of trees. From the beach you may begin one of the most enjoyable – and quite easy – short or long walks to the mountain. The most popular course is to the ancient Acropolis of Thassos that lasts about 20 minutes.
At a short distance from Makryammos, Thassos, you are able to visit the place where marble extraction takes place even today and take a close look at one of the wonders of nature of Thassos, the picturesque cove of Saliara. There, the unique colour of the sea and the all-white sand give you the impression that you are at an exotic Caribbean beach and not on an island of the North Aegean Sea.
Makryammos, Thassos, is very close to the island’s capital, therefore you may easily visit it; we warmly recommend it. If you spend a few hours at that beautiful, organized beach it is certain that you will combine Makryammos, Thassos, with the intense feeling of pleasant, truly relaxing holidays.