Benitses beach

Benitses beach is a small beach covered with sand and gravel with clean waters and is located in front of the homonymous, famous resort  on the eastern coast of the island. The beach has been awarded with the Blue Flag by the European Union. It is organized and offers a variety of sea sports.

The most special characteristic in Benitses beach is its sea bed where, the aquatic plant Posidonia is in abundance. This plant has the property of filtering the water from harmful substances. It is proof of a clean sea and of a balanced environment and it only grows in the cleanest waters of the Mediterranean.

It was in Benitses beach that the famous Kaiser, the German emperor Wilhelm II used to take his swim. In order to go directly to the sea, he had had a bridge built starting from his Achillion palace, the famous Kaiser Bridge  which you will find on the road just before you enter the settlement.

The main road is located above Benitses beach where, you will find many super markets, coffee shops, bars and restaurants. Near the beach there is a small harbor where many touristy and fishing vessels anchor.

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