Myrties is located on the west side of the island, just 8 km away from Pothia. Myrties settelement took its name from the myrtle trees that were in abundance in the surrounding area.
Myrties is an impressive, pebbly, 700 meter long beach, that is prefered by many people thanks to both its beauty and its relatively shallow water.
Over there you can also find the boats that will take you to the island Telendos, which is located just across. In the area there are many tavernas, cafes, bars and hotels.