The small monastery of Evaggelistrias Pagonda was founded in 1954 by Archimandrite Ioanni Papandoniou (from Koumeika) , while the church was built earlier ιν 1941 on the foundations of an ancient church that was there.
It’s comfortable and quiet beach without waves. Half of the beach is organized with sun beds and umbrellas for rent of the beach bars, while the other half retains its natural character. The name Kukunara, comes from the nickname of a fisherman who used to cast his net around this beach, at the period of 40s 60s.
it is of the most popular beaches of the island, justifiably since is a picturesque sandy beach with calm and crystal clear sea. Furthermore the shallow waters and the sand on the beach, categorize it as favorite beach for childrens since the playing in the sand and in the sea it’s fun.