While the most beaches on the island have deep, green – blue waters and steep rocks, Xi is easily accessible and has restaurants taverns and cafes, making it ideal for families. Its name comes from the greek letter Ξ that resembles the gulf of the beach. It is known for the brown – red color of its sand which, along with the grey clay of its rocks, create an extraterrestrial scenery. You will find sun beds, umbrellas, beach bars and water sports facilities.