The eastern coastline of the Municipality of Monemvasia is scattered with mostly pebbly beaches around Zarakas and Monemvasia, protected from southerly and southwesterly winds. In the north of the municipality are the beaches of Aghia Kyriaki, Megali Ammos and Drymiskos at Kyparissi, and Vlychada near Riechia. Close to Gerakas is Kochylas, near Aghios Ioannis are Kastraki and the busy Pori. The beach at Monemvasia’s new town is Kakkavos. Swimming is also possible off the rocks at Portelo in the shadow of the Lower Town walls. Further south are the beaches of Nomia: Amelakia, Xifias and Aghios Fokas. The information were taken from the Monevmasia’s Municipality official website.