Myrties is located 8 km from Pothia at the west side of Kalymnos. It is a coastal settlement which was named after the Myrtle bushes surrounding the area. The pebbly 700 meter length beach, with shallow waters provides a special beauty to the village and to the island. Just opposite is Telendos and there are small boats that take you back and forth on a daily schedule. Taverns, bars and hotels are available in Myrties.