Thassos has some of the best sandy beaches of any of the Greek islands, Golden beach is an extremely long stretch of gorgeous soft sand on the east coast with hundreds of umbrellas and sunbeds as well as dozens of beach bars and shops lining the rear of the beach and multiple water sports vendors. If you’re looking for the perfect tourist beach this is a superb choice.
Alternatively, head to one of the other more low key beaches and relax away from the crowds. Whatever you’re looking for in a beach you are sure to find somewhere to suit your needs on Thassos and this guide will help you to find that perfect stretch of Aegean coast.
Our Thassos beach guide was built to give you an overview of all the lovely beaches on Thassos. Each page will give you a description of that beach including the local amenities and a Google map of the location to help you find it.
All you have to do is look at the map above, see what beaches are near where you plan to stay and then take a look at those beaches by clicking on the headings below.
Popular beaches in Thassos
Golden beach is probably the most popular on the island but due to it's size it doesn't feel crowded, with it's gorgeous sand it's great for families.
La Scala has an upbeat atmosphere with music and quality loungers, it's small and that means it almost always feels packed. Another popular beach is Aliki on the east of the island, it's another small beach with tons of loungers and tavernas too.
Secluded Thassos beaches
Salonikios is a quiet beach with it's own character, it has sun loungers that appear to be made of pallets and driftwood as well as music playing to keep everyone who visits entertained.
Livadi is another good option, it's down on the south coast and is often free of any tourist facilities which is perfect for those that like to spend their days on the beach away from the crowds.
Picturesque Thassos beaches
Notos is a tiny beach towards the south of Thassos, it's surrounded by rock formations and has gorgeous turquoise waters so well worth a visit.
Another great choice for those that like to enjoy the scenery is Glyfoneri, it's up in the north of the island and surrounded by pine trees and rocks, it's a calm and peaceful bay so definitely check Glyfoneri out if that sounds like your cup of tea.
Sandy beaches in Thassos
Paradise beach is a gorgeous sandy stretch of coast out on the east of Thassos. It's over 300m long and has sections with loungers and sections that are clear. It's perfect for kids and adults so highly recommended for anyone that loves sandy beaches.
The second pick for sandy beaches is San Antonio, it's down in the south of the island and it's absolutely huge with loungers and plenty of open space, it's also great for young families and has water sports too.
Pebble beaches in Thassos
The pebble beaches in Thassos are mainly those out on the north east, close to the marble mines. So those are Saliara and Porto Vathy. There are others but a lot of the time they're a mix of sand, shingle and pebble.
Must see Thassos beaches
The two must see beaches on the island are easily Saliara and Porto Vathy, both have tiny white marble like pebbles and gorgeous turquoise waters making them a unique pair of beaches. Both are on the north east coast and just round the corner from each other so you can easily visit both in 1 day.