Tsingouri: The island’s most famous beach has a large expanse of pale golden sand, plenty of shade (from trees and umbrellas), and clear blue-green waters. It is ideal for families and has good amenities with a beach bar and tavernas. There are excellent views of Irakleia and the islet of Venetiko.
Livadi: A large beach with pale golden sand, tamarisk trees providing natural shade, and shallow waters protected from the wind. It is ideal for families and has tavernas and more touristy places. It is only 10 minutes from Schinoussa Town.
Psili Ammos: An exotic paradise of fine sand surrounded by dunes, with tamarisk trees for natural shade, and crystal-clear blue-green waters. The beach is located near Messaria and is easy to get to. There are no tourist amenities.
Almyros: A large beach with golden sand and turquoise waters. It is especially popular with windsurfers, as it is exposed to strong north-east gusts.
Lioliou: A large sandy beach with crystal-clear waters and trees for natural shade. Even though there is a taverna here, it is a location for lovers of tranquillity and seclusion.