Kalithea



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Kalithea
There is a wide bay with pale, coarse, gently shelving sand, well suited to children and swimmers lacking confidence in the water. Shoreside beverages available from an array of tavernas and bars. Sunbeds and parasols for hire. There is a compact pedestrianised shopping area, running parallel to the main road, supplements the usual tourist paraphernalia with a range of surf-gear shops and jewellers. There is also a few supermarkets. During the daytime activities include beach- and water-based activities, including windsurfing, water-skiing, scuba diving, paragliding and pedalloes, for history and culture lovers there is the ruins of Temple of Zeus on shore. The nightlife offers a couple of nightclubs, music bars (including karaoke) and tavernas; otherwise, entertainment organised by larger hotels. For food there is a choice of Mexican, pizza/pasta, British/Greek hybrid fare, fast-food eateries; almost exclusively for the tourists, with a few traditional Greek restaurants.