You should visit Korission lake, located in the south west of the island, during your excursion for a swim at Halikounas beach. The long strip of land with its golden sand separating the lake from the sea is one of the biggest and most impressive beaches on the island. The shallow water is the favorite choice for surfers and kite surfers as the winds that blow on the shore are ideal for water sports.
Before or after your swim, visit the Korission lake. In essence, it is a salt lake measuring 6 sq.km. and is a protected area as it is a sanctuary for 126 different species of birds.