Limnos is famous among the islands of the North Aegean Sea for its dazzling beaches. With more than 260 kilometers of coastline, Limnos is one of the four Greek islands with the most numerous and lengthiest beaches, the majority of which are covered with fine sand and are ideal for swimming. For more than a decade, the so-called Island of the Winds has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, attracting lots of visitors from all over the world, especially those who are interested in water sports, such as surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing as well as scuba diving, fishing, boat rentals and so much more! It offers such a great variety of water activities that it is almost impossible to get bored in Limnos. Recreational water activities are no longer something that only the privileged few can afford, but it’s a must experience for all Limnos visitors!
Limnos is a fishing paradise, particularly for those who love spinning, as the sea around the island is rich in fish, shellfish and mollusks. Although spinning and light rock fishing are not so popular with the locals, there are actually various beautiful fishing spots and plentiful fishing opportunities on the island. You could also try scuba diving, spearfishing, traditional boat fishing or net fishing throughout the year, given that all these recreational activities are equally enjoyable any season. There are hidden gems and natural treasures on every beach on this marvellous island. In some of them, you will be able to relax, listen to music and enjoy delicious ice creams, refreshing cocktails or coffee in one of the beautiful beach bars. The island’s sandy beaches and the crystal-clear sea can definitely take your summer holidays to the next level!