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Afandou Beach (Afantou), Rhodes

Afandou Beach, being one of the longest beaches in Rhodes, is located 19 km south of Rhodes town. The village of Afandou (Afantou) lies around the natural bay. This beach offers some commercially organized parts, as well as parts that are not organized.

Amenities & things to do at Afandou Beach (Afantou) beach:
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Snorke-
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Scuba
Watersports available

Water sports
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Canoes
Canteens or restaurants available

Food
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For kids
Showers available

Showers
Beach loungers available

Beach loungers
Lavatories available

WC
Parking available

Parking

Afandou beach in Rhodes comprises of sand and pebbles and offers many rental facilities. Young people racing their jet-skis, locals coming for fish at the local taverns, tourists soaking in the sun on the shoreline. There is ample room for everybody on the huge beach at Afandou, and no one feels crowded.

The water here deepens quite abruptly. Some sections of the beach are commercially organized while others are not. There are beach and water sport centers, a small number of small restaurants and fish taverns, of which some also offer rental rooms, and canteens just above the beach. On the coast road you will also find the Rhodes golf course. The waters here are of excellent quality, although as already mentioned, deep. The advantage here is that the waters also also very fresh, even in the height of summer.

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Afandou is a lovely unspoiled beach with good restaurants along the shore and some nice canteens and a couple of bars. We would be happy to visit again next year. Maybe see you there!

Commented by Giuseppe February 20, 2020

This has to be one of the best beaches on rhodes, beautiful shallow water, golden sands, great food, comfy sunbeds, and you can take a 10 minute walk to haraki a lovely little harbour with numerous places to stay for you holiday and places to eat, the ruins of the castle overlook both agathi and haraki...

Commented by terri October 17, 2008

Stay just outside afandou in the sevilla aparts,great place nice and quiet.. they have a little train laid on to take you into afandou, they call it the whalley trolley. it takes about 15 mins but its nice little ride. recommend the 4seasons restaurant, the food is brill.

Commented by john&lyn April 09, 2008

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