Schinoussa is a tiny and remote island with very few inhabitants that pay special attention to their homeland, though. The villages of Schinoussa are small and have kept their traditional Cycladic architecture. Dominant colours are blue and white. The capital village is Chora or Panagia, while the main port is Mersini.
The beaches of Schinoussa are not famous for their popularity or water sport clubs, but for their unique natural beauty and the calmness they provide to visitors. Although some beaches on Schinoussa are difficult to access, each one is special and beautiful. Most popular beaches on Schinoussa are Almyros, Livadi, Tsigouri and Mersini, while there are other beaches like Fikiosands Lioliou to enjoy more pureness.