The beautiful beaches of Chios are ideal for the seasports lovers. At the island's organised beaches, in Karfas, Kalamoti, Megas Linionas, Agia Fotini and Lithio, one can rent canoes, paddle boats and all the necessary equipment for seasports. The public, covered pool, in the island's capital, provides people with lessons on water-polo and swimming. For those who love basketball, volleyball and football, there are courts and fields in the athletic facilities of the luxury hotels in Chios and Vronolados. The lovely coasts of the island attract many amateur fishermen, while the mainland of Chios, with its beautiful naturally varied scenery is ideal for hunters. Information is also available at the Hunting Club of Chios, tel: (0271) 26753.