Livari Beach

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The beach of Livari lies on the Gulf of Atherinolakkos. It has pale-coloured small pebbles and blue-green crystalline waters

The beach lies on the Gulf of Atherinolakkos. It has pale-coloured small pebbles and blue-green crystalline waters. Not organized, it is thus suited to calm and relaxation and to the pursuit of nudism too!

The most direct route to reach this quiet and secluded beach, starting from Ierapetra, is to follow the road east and turn on to the road for Goudouras and the power-station of Atherinolakkos. At the crossroads you will encounter after a few more kilometers, do NOT follow the road to the power-plant, but continue going east, until after another 3 km you reach the beach.

If, however, you begin at Siteia, follow the main road  that goes to Ierapetra .. at the village of Epano Episkopi, turn left, taking the road to Aghios Spyridon and Ziros .. go on to Aghia Triadha. At this village, there is a dirt-road that leads to Livari beach.

The next beach is a little to the north .. Aghia Irini.

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Additional Info

  • location Atherinolakos (West of Xerokampos), Sitia, Lasithi
  • free camping Yes
  • nudism Yes
  • beach type Thin Pebble
  • accommodation No
  • dinning No
  • other facilities


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Distance: 90 km from Agios Nikolaos, 7 km from Goudouras.

By car/motorcycle: The shortest route to get from Ierapetra to Livari is to set out east, and to turn onto the road to Goudouras and the thermoelectric station of Atherinolakkos. At the junction you meet after a few kilometers, do not follow the path that leads to the power station but keep going on east, and you will arrive at the beach after some 3 km.
Similarly, if you start from Sitia, follow the main road leading to Ierapetra. At Epano Episkopi village turn left, following the road to Agios Spyridon and Ziros and on to Agia Triada. From the last there is a dirt road leading to the beach of Livari.

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