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Stunning

Gorgeous beach of black lava and crystal blue waters. There are two beaches, so make sure you walk... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Kensi B
,
New York City, New York
Beautiful beach with no sand!! Only volcanic rocks and pebbles

The sea is one of the cleanest and clearest waters ever seen. Dark blue water, black rocks, one... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Caner A
,
Izmir, Turkey
via mobile
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An exotically beautiful beach full of black volcanic pebbles.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Gorgeous beach of black lava and crystal blue waters. There are two beaches, so make sure you walk over the hill to get to the second which is less populated. Black rock is more beautiful than comfortable, but it would be wrong to take a...More

Thank Kensi B
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The sea is one of the cleanest and clearest waters ever seen. Dark blue water, black rocks, one must swim in this sea once. Listen to the sound of waves rolling the pebbles.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

a magnificent volcanic beach with crystal clear waters and wild breathtaking scenery as a result of the volcanic activity of the distant past in the area.

Thank Emborios b
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

All rocks, not organised. Not for families with little kids. Parking is a challenge too. If you pass you can stop to see but nothing special.

Thank Öyküm G
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Mavra Volia (Black Pebbles) is a very special beach unlike any others in Chios.What makes it special are its black pebbles of volcanic origin.pebbles.Mavra Volia beach is one of the most popular beaches in Greece, and it is next to the port of Emporios village....More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Make sure you follow the path to the "second" beach. The walk is a little bit farther but it is more private and secluded. Best to bring provisions as there is only a small truck for drinks and snacks. For a bathroom you would have...More

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Cold waters but I really liked the beach, it's different than the rest of the beaches in Chios and definitely better than similar beaches in Santorini

Thank yiabi
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I think this coast is the most interesting place that can be visited in the island. You can get your drink from a shop near by and hang out on the stones. Nice athmosphere.

Thank Omercan B
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

It's covered with black pebble stones. Very interesting. The water is clear and clean although it is quite dark. There is a small bar. Parking can be challenging in busy hours. You may need some sea shoes.

Thank Altug71
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Wonderful beach with the unique black pebbles. Clean with crystal water. It is highly recommended to visit when you go to Chios

Thank agelikiaga
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