Foinikounta is a seaside village, notable for its beautiful beaches. It is believed to have been founded by the Phoenicians.The ancient town Phoenicus (Φοινικούς) and was mentioned by Pausanias as a port west of Cape Akritas It was a small commercial port where the fishers of murex trunculus (a sea snail from which a known indigo dye is produced) could trade their product and has vanished in our days. A place worth visiting.