The lighthouse was built in 1925. The height of the tower is 10,6 meters and its focal plane is 85 meters.
The petaloid bay of Karystos at Evia island is shaped by two capes, is directed to south and its shoreline has 20km length. At the edge of the east cape, Kavo Mantelo, there is the small island Mantili. Due to its location, on it there is a lighthouse that helps the boats upon entering the Kavodoro pass.