Filiatro Beach Ithaca: This beach is the nearest one to the capital of Vathy. It is a very popular beach , the reason behind that are the nice inhabitants, who convey a friendly and traditional Greek feeling. The beautiful pebble beach provides stones in all colours and forms, which makes it special and entertaining for children to search for the ones they want to take back home! The majority of beaches on Ithaca are pebble beaches. The water is very warm, shallow and crystal-clear which makes it perfect for swimming!