Afissos one of the most famous tourist resorts in central Pelion, is surrounded by Kalifteri and Abovos beaches.
With fine sand and crystal clear, turquoise waters, Kalifetri beach is located at the village entrance. It stands out for the magnificent sunset that colours the sea and the horizon with beautiful shades. There are beach umbrellas and chaise longues as well as a beach bar, and a variety of winter sports are available. Abovos beach shares the same characteristics. Lagoudi bay beach is located between Kalifteri and Abovos.
In Greek mythology, Afissos is the place where the Argonauts stopped in order to get water on their way to Kolchida.