Beaches in Rhodes

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Rhodes Island Beaches: From Secret Coves to Bustling Shores - a Paradise on earth!

Rhodes island boasts a diverse array of beaches, from serene stretches of sand to vibrant shores, catering to every preference. Whether seeking tranquility or adventure, visitors are greeted with breathtaking beauty that encapsulates the essence of the island. These shores not only offer a perfect escape but also embody the island's rich blend of natural splendor and welcoming atmosphere, making them a must-visit destination.

From secluded coves to lively beaches with buzzing bars and water sports, Rhodes has it all! Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters and take a dip in the sea as you bask in the warm Mediterranean sun. Rhodes' beaches are among the finest in all of Europe, with picturesque landscapes and a peaceful ambiance that will leave you in awe.


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Rhodes island - a paradise for beach lovers!

The enchanting island of Rhodes boasts some of Europe's most awe-inspiring beaches, where crystal-clear waters merge with sun-kissed sands and pebbles, presenting a harmonious fusion of natural beauty and leisure pursuits. Catering to every desire, Rhodes' shores are perfect for family vacations, romantic escapes, water sports enthusiasts, and tranquil diving spots. The island's beaches, each possessing its own distinct appeal, range from well-equipped, family-oriented havens to hidden retreats, from celebrated surf locations to serene expanses of sand.

Blue flag Eco-label awarded beaches on Rhodes

55 beaches in Rhodes were awarded in 2022 with “Blue Flags”, an international programme coordinated by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (HPSN). The “Blue Flag” is an international symbol recognized worldwide defining  environmental quality.

Afandou Beach (Afantou)

Afandou (Afantou) Beach, one of Rhodes' most extensive shorelines, can be found 19 km south of Rhodes Town, nestled within the natural bay near the charming village of Afandou. This versatile beach offers both well-organized commercial sections and untouched, unspoiled areas for visitors to enjoy.
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Agathi Beach

Agathi Beach is renowned for its gentle waters and pristine sandy shoreline. Along the path to the beach, visitors can take in the remarkable sights and explore the Medieval Castle of Feraclos (also known as Feraklos), adding an extra dimension to their experience.
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Agios Georgios Beach

Agios Georgios beach is a marvelous place for those with an appetite for solitude with their partner and a Jeep. It offers moist, spotless sand and cedars, for you and your loved one.
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Anthony Quinn Bay

Anthony Quinn Bay is renowned for its striking beauty, notably featuring one of the most picturesque beaches on the island of Rhodes. The bay's waters are distinguished by a deep emerald hue, a direct reflection of the dense green vegetation encircling the beach. This natural harmony of color and landscape makes Anthony Quinn Bay a standout destination, attracting visitors who seek to experience the serene and vibrant ambiance of Rhodes' coastal scenery.
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Faliraki Beach

Looking for a vibrant beach with endless options? Look no further than Faliraki, the most popular and highly organized beach on Rhodes. With over 5 kilometers of coastline, you can find anything your heart desires - from beach fun and shallow waters to bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and water sports. And when it's time to rest, choose from high quality hotels and apartments for rent. This is the perfect destination for anyone seeking a little bit of everything in Rhodes, but is looking for an alternative to Rhodes town.
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Fourni Beach

A small and peaceful beach below Monolithos - just a pebble beach and splashing among the waves. It is ideal for those who enjoy the wild beauty of nature.
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Gennadi Beach

As a continuation of Kiotari, Gennadi Beach boasts a unique blend of two distinct personalities. The shoreline stretches far and wide with a seemingly endless expanse of sand and small pebbles, creating a serene ambiance for those seeking relaxation.
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Glystra (Glistra) Beach

Glystra beach is a beautiful little cove with fine sand, nestled along the tranquil southeastern coast of Rhodes, in the charming bay of Lardos. With its fine sand and peaceful ambiance, this enchanting cove is a favorite among those seeking respite beneath the shade of an umbrella. Glystra Beach boasts a sandy coastal zone that extends to the seabed, allowing for a serene swimming experience.
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Haraki (Charaki)

Nestled in a picturesque bay, Haraki (Charaki) is a charming destination that radiates a welcoming family atmosphere. Its lovely beach, composed of a delightful mix of pebbles and sand, is a popular spot for tourists staying in nearby accommodations. Additionally, locals often bring their own umbrellas and relax on the no-charge section located in the center of the beach. Come and bask in the warm and friendly environment that Haraki has to offer!
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Ialyssos Beach (Ialysos)

Ialyssos (Ialysos) beach is one of the most highly organized beaches on Rhodes, and many hotels are located in this area. Like Ixia beach, it is partly pebbly, and very popular to windsurfers as it is mostly windy and wavy as well.
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Ixia Beach

Ixia beach is a luxurious hotel beach resort, among the most cosmopolitan on the island of Rhodes. It's the ideal destination for visitors seeking top-notch accommodations near Rhodes Town.
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Kalathos Beach

Kalathos beach offers sand and tiny pebbles as far as the eye can see. Even on the national Greek holiday of 15th August, when every beach in the country is packed with people, you'll find a place here just for you.
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Kallithea (Kalithea)

Kallithea Beach, located on the island of Rhodes, Greece, is a favored destination among local residents. Characterized by its numerous small creeks and surrounded by pine trees, the beach offers a picturesque natural setting. The waters here are deep, requiring swimmers to exercise caution. This popular spot combines natural beauty with a sense of adventure, making it a must-visit location on the island.
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Kanari Beach & Miaouli Beach

Akti Miaouli beach and Akti Kanari beach are organized and well visited beaches, yet still not as crowded as the neighboring beach of Elli. The beaches are located on the northwest coast of the capital city of Rhodes, in short walking distance from the city centre.
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Kato Petres

Positioned down a small paved path, Kato Petres Beach is a wonderful tranquil spot that exudes a relaxing and serene atmosphere. The absence of sun beds, parasols, and intrusive merchants creates a sense of untouched natural beauty that is hard to come by in other, more crowded locations on Rhodes. Moreover, this secluded place is free from the noise and distractions of nearby tourism hot-spots, offering visitors the opportunity for a more relaxing and calm time on the beach.
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Kavourakia Beach

Kavourakia beach is a quieter alternative to Faliraki beach and the beaches in Rhodes town, and is easily accessible from both.
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Kiotari Beach

Kiotari boasts an expansive beach and has undergone significant growth in recent years, yet it remains unspoiled by the tourist crowds that have overtaken other traditional resorts of Rhodes.
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Kolymbia (Kolympia)

On Rhodes' sun-kissed coast, Kolymbia (or, Kolympia) is one of the spots that offer the option for a more tranquil escape, with its well-kept, sandy beach avoiding the crowds of nearby Faliraki. The area's hotels, favored by families and those seeking peace, create a relaxed atmosphere throughout. This serene beachside spot is ideal for a laid-back getaway, highlighting the quieter, charming side of Rhodes for its visitors.
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Kopria Beach

This remote little beach is 45 km southwest of the city of Rhodes, on your way to the castle of Kritinia.
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Ladiko Beach

Ladiko Beach is a highly sought-after destination, particularly during the peak season of August, due to its exquisite features. The beach boasts fine sand, small rocks, and emerald waters, surrounded by lush, tree-clad hills. Visitors can also enjoy the convenience of sun beds, umbrellas, and showers, as well as indulge in the culinary delights offered at the nearby taverna.
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Lardos Beach

The beautiful sandy beaches of Lardos are known as some of the best beaches on the island. You will find crystal clear waters here - it is a Blue Flag awarded beach, situated on southern end of Pefkos bay.
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Limni (Apolakkia) Beach

Limni beach is a wide remote stretch of beach on the lower west side of the island, just under the village of Apolakkia. It is out of the way and not the easiest place to get to, but you can still find some comforts, such as showers and a toilet block.
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Lindos Beach

Nestled within an enchanting bay, Lindos presents two mesmerizing beaches, each offering a unique experience. The soft golden sands are adorned with sunbeds and umbrellas, providing a perfect balance between relaxation and excitement. As you soak in the sun and listen to the gentle lull of the waves, you'll find yourself surrounded by fellow beach lovers, creating an atmosphere that is lively yet comfortable.
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Pefkos Beach (Pefki)

Pefkos, or Pefki, is a quaint beach resort located in a tranquil coastal region of Rhodes. Known for its laid-back atmosphere, the area is dotted mainly with small hotels and inviting rooms for rent, catering to visitors looking for a peaceful retreat. The resort's sandy bays, complemented by the shade of towering pine trees, offer a serene setting that embodies the quintessential Mediterranean ambiance. Ideal for relaxation and rejuvenation, Pefkos presents a charming escape for those wishing to experience natural beauty and tranquility.
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Plimmiri (Plymmiri)

Plimmiri beach (or Plymmiri beach) is on the southeast side of the island, about 70 km south of Rhodes Town. This area is not heavily developed yet.
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Prasonisi Beach

Journey to Prasonisi, Rhodes' southernmost gem where surfer's paradise meets tranquil oasis, offering stunning landscapes, a lively surfing scene with gear rentals, safe swimming areas, and the authentic Greek hospitality of home-run tavernas, making it a must-see regardless of your surfing prowess.
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Rhodes Town Beach (Elli Beach)

Elli beach in Rhodes Town, being one of the most popular Greek beaches among photographers, still retains something of its cosmopolitan aspect from the 70's, and is one of the most visited beaches on the island.
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Soroni Beach

Soroni is a beach with clear and fresh waters, and is one of the more popular beaches for windsurfing. It is pebbly and the sea is usually slightly wavy, and a constant wind or strong breeze will ease the heat during the day.
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St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos)

At St. Paul's bay, you will find sand and pebbles, with rocks from which to dive into the crystal water. You will have to leave the car well before you reach the beach, and then you have to walk. You can also come here from Lindos on foot.
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Stegna Beach

The beach resort of Stegna in Rhodes is characterized by relaxing and family atmosphere. It is located just 500 meters away from the village of Archangelos, ans it is an ideal place for people looking for relaxation and a traditional "village" feeling.
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Tsambika Beach (Tsampika)

Tsambika beach, an idyllic stretch of golden sand and turquoise waters, is located 25 km south of Rhodes town. Nestled beneath the imposing rock on which the miraculous Monastery of Tsambika stands, this beach is a true gem of the east coast of Rhodes.
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Vlycha Beach (Vlicha)

Vlycha (Vlicha) is a little beach just before Lindos has a sun bed for everyone, while the sea here deepens smoothly and gradually.
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Zephyros Beach (also: Zefyros or Zefiros)

Zephyros beach (also Zefyros beach or or Zefiros beach) is situated on the northeast side of the island, at the city entrance as you arrive from Faliraki and Kalithea, close to the new Marina of Rhodes.
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Glyfada Beach

Your mobile phone may refuse to work here, the large pebbles are covered in seaweed thrown up by the constant winds, the rocks make it hard to get down into the green water.
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Katsouni Beach

Sandy beach with shallow sea water has length of about 1km. It is located in an attractive and quite tourist resort 3 km away from the village of Lardos.
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Kokkinogia Beach

Kokkinogia beach is located in the south of Rodos Island, 60 km from Rodos Town before Asklipios Village.
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