Kantouni beach is located in the area of Panormos, 5.5 km from Pothia of Kalymnos. It is considered the favorite beach of the locals and in the summer months it attracts many people. It is a sandy beach with crystal clear waters. It is renowned for its youthful audience as it is the best choice for young people, as beach bars are open almost 24 hours a day. Surrounded by restaurants, cafés and rooms to rent, turning the area into a remarkable tourist attraction. The view from the majestic mountain, on which the magnificent monastery of the Holy Cross rises, is typical.
Next to Kantouni is Linaria Beach, where a large rock separates the two coasts. According to tradition, only women were swam in Kantouni, while men were only swam in Linaria. Of course, this is not the case today.