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Our favourite beach in Symi

A gem to be reached by boat or car, clear waters and sunbeds, a lovely tavern to eat lunch and the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Vandenhove
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Brussels
Pretty bay

We walked round to this beach and it was a pleasant walk with some really pretty houses on the way... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Superhoopsgirl
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

A gem to be reached by boat or car, clear waters and sunbeds, a lovely tavern to eat lunch and the company of goats, what else?

Thank Vandenhove
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We walked round to this beach and it was a pleasant walk with some really pretty houses on the way. The beach is pebbles and the water is clear. The taverna was a bit uninspiring to be honest and the food average. The sunbeds are...More

Thank Superhoopsgirl
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

A short water taxi/quad bike ride, or 45 minute walk from Gialos and well worth the effort. Sunbeds rented out by the Metapontis taverna cost 3 Euro each. The Metapontis is a very traditional, family run taverna and does local food and drink at very...More

Thank the_wagsta
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A bit of a trek to walk, but you can get there by boat taxi, or by scooter or car. There is a small taverna with a traditional Greek menu and a nice beach with plenty of shade. The sea is ideal for swimming and...More

1  Thank AJK_Reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

An easy 30 minutes walk along the coast road or the well marked path at the back of Yialos (turn right in front of the cemetery) or by regular water taxi, will take you to this quiet spot. The beach has been improved since last...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 18 July 2018

While staying at Emporio in Nimborio Bay this little beach was a five minute walk away . A water taxi takes you to the main port of Gialos if you want and the food at the taverna is very good .

Thank CAMERON S
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Nimborio is very charming and absolutely worth a visit. The beach is nothing special for Greek standards. In the winter of 2017-2018, flooding in the mountains caused stones, gravel and mud to cover the beach. This means that it does not appear crystal blue as...More

1  Thank MissJulieB
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Quaint little corner on the north side of Symi, 7€ Return with taxi boat, too hot to walk. Beach has a certain tranquil charm, although there are better beaches, Nanou for example. Very simple family owned taverna, no english spoken, small omelette, packet of instant...More

1  Thank Saphronlady
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Just a 30-40 minutes walk or 10 minutes ride/drive/water taxi from Yialos is Nimborio, a charming bay/beach. There you will find the Metapontis taverna and sunbeded beach, as well as a few houses.

Thank the_wagsta
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Honestly, I was underwhelmed by the beach. We stopped in Symi for the day. After hiking up to the highest point we walked to the beach for a relaxing dip. The small beach was covered with lounge chairs. The spot at the end of the...More

Thank GuiWong
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Boblionie
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Response from sylmis74 |
hello, there is a little taverna on one of the Nimborio bay (Taverna Metapontis it's called). I have no idea if they rent rooms. On the other bay there is a small bar, and thegirl prepares some food too (toasts, sandwiches... More
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