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Merikounta

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Overview

Merikounta Beach is located in the village of Mesta, on the western coast of the Greek island of Chios. The beach is 150 meters long and is known for its crystal-clear blue waters and soft golden sand

Amenities

The beach also offers amenities such as lifeguards on duty, bathroom access, and beach umbrellas and chairs. Dogs are allowed on the beach but must be on a leash. Merikounta has few amenities, so plan your trip accordingly, although it does have a beachside café that serves refreshments and light snacks..

Activities

Visitors can enjoy various activities, such as swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling

Parking

There is a parking lot near the beach, and parking is free.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: The name "Merikounta" comes from the Greek words "meri" which means "part" and "kounta" which means "clay". The beach was named after the clay found in the area that was once used for pottery-making.

Attractions

The area around Merikounta Beach offers plenty of opportunities for hiking and exploring. Visitors can explore the charming medieval village of Mesta, which is known for its narrow streets and stone houses. Additionally, there are several hiking trails that offer stunning views of the coast and the surrounding landscape.

Restaurants

There are several restaurants near Merikounta Beach that offer traditional Greek cuisine, including fresh seafood dishes. Some of the popular restaurants in the area include O Pithari, Oinomageiremata, and Klimataria.

Hotels

There are several hotels and guesthouses in Mesta, including the traditional guesthouse Mesta Mastic, which is housed in a restored 14th-century building. Another option is the Mesta Rooms, which offers comfortable rooms and is located just a short walk from the beach.

Basic Details

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    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Surf through our FAQs to help you find your perfect beach!

    Does Merikounta have parking? If so, is it free or paid?

    No, this Beach does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

    Does Merikounta have lifeguards?

    No, this Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach - please be careful when swimming on this beach.

    Is Merikounta a family-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

    Is Merikounta good for swimming?

    Yes, this Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

    Does Merikounta have restrooms?

    No, this Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

    Is Merikounta a nude beach?

    No, this Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

    Is there food near Merikounta?

    No, this Beach does not have nearby food options - please plan your beach day accordingly.

    What are the activities at Merikounta?

    No, this Beach is not known for any activities in particular.

    Does Merikounta have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    No, this Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

    Is Merikounta a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is Merikounta good for surfing?

    No, this Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.

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