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Mesa Pigadia santorini

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Mesa Pigadia santorini

Mesa Pigadia beach in Santorini is one of the isolated beaches of the island and is located around Akrotiri village, along with the famous Red beach and White beach.
Like most regional beaches, it is surrounded by beautiful cliffs.
It boasts black pebbles and beautiful crystal-clear waters. Rocks and urchins are part of the seabed, so bringing a pair of water shoes with you is recommended. The beach is accessible by boat or by dirt road. It is ideal for relaxation and taking a break from crowded beaches and villages.

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A traditional restaurant lies on the shore and offers sunbeds and sun umbrellas, as well as local dishes at affordable prices.

Small, family-run seafront tavern serves genuine Greek dishes accompanied with beautiful views. Mediterranean cuisine reigns here. Local fish and seafood are often prepared in front of customers. Traditional architecture and tasteful decorations are a nice touch, while the prices are affordable. There is no cashless payment terminal, so before leaving the nearest city, use an ATM. Sun loungers and umbrellas are available on site for a fee. In addition, in high season, it is sometimes possible to rent a boat or a kayak.

Natural environment The beach consists of pebble and stones, therefore water shoes are recommended. There are rocks and sea urchins underwater, so be careful. These conditions guarantee interesting views underwater so it is a good idea to bring snorkeling. Colorful and less colorful fish flowing between the rocks are the norm here. There is also a cave in the area.

Drive Mesa Pigadia is a beach for determined explorers. Access can be a challenge for many drivers and there rented small cars. The dirt road is loose, winding, steep and bumpy. It’s easy to lose your motivation or your cars suspension if not careful. Many people come here by accident traversing the area on quads and in rented off-road vehicles or by sea while exploring the coast. Some come to the beach lured by the legends circulating about the delicious cuisine of Taverna Mesa Pigadia