Image © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

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.

Infrastructure & things to do at Afandou Beach (Afantou) beach:


Snorke-
ling


Scuba


Water sports


Canoes


Food


For kids


Showers


Beach loungers


WC


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.

Afandou Beach (Afantou) © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Afandou Beach (Afantou) © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Map location for Afandou Beach (Afantou)

Afandou Beach (Afantou) Rhodes Greece map

Article topics

Related articles

Glystra beach is a beautiful little cove with fine sand, popular with those who want their umbrella and some peace.

Topics: Beach

Read more about Glystra 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.

Topics: Beach

Read more about Rhodes Town Beach (Elli Beach)

At St. Paulis 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.

Topics: Beach

Read more about St. Paulis (Agios Pavlos)



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

Let us know what you think about Afandou Beach (Afantou) - we would love to read your opinion!
Rate this article or place (optional)

From our blog

We all know or have heard about the winds of the Aegean, most commonly known under the Turkish name Meltemia that appear during the summer season. The etymology of Meltemi is of Turkish origin. The ancient Greeks called it "Etesian" (Yearly). Meltemia generally belongs to the category of seasonal winds.

Read more about Meltemi (or Meltemia), the winds of the Aegean

When you are looking for top things to do in Rhodes, you may find that it is not that easy to pick out just a few options. There are so many different exciting and interesting activities and attractions, narrowing down your options my feel like a small challenge. Let us help you with a few interesting suggestions for top activities, things to do and places to visit on Rhodes.

Read more about Top things to do, places to visit, attractions and activities in Rhodes

The Greek islands bask under endless sunshine from April to the end of October. And arguably the best of the weather is in the Dodecanese chain, 260 miles south-east of Athens and within a Zorba’s dance-step of Turkey. Dodeca means 12 in Greek, but in fact there are 16 islands here, the best-known being Rhodes and Kos. With such long summers, there’s plenty of time to plonk yourself down on a sun lounger on a Dodecanese beach.

Read more about Dodecanese islands. Rhodes and Symi are fit for the Gods

Time to have a look to some of the best breakfast and brunch in Rhodes. There is nothing more glorious than starting a day with plenty of time for a breakfast, when you want a table filled with delights, baked goodies and drizzled everything.

Read more about Food in Rhodes: Top places for breakfast and brunch

The way in which food and sweets are prepared in the different areas of Greece, including Rhodes, repeated in the course of the centuries, spread from area to area and from household to household, has contributed to the shaping of Traditional Greek Cuisine.

Read more about Food in Rhodes: Gastronomy & traditional diet

Rhodes has ample nightlife opportunities to offer. With crystal beaches that glimmer under the sun, and stunning blue waters surrounding ancient buildings, coastal caves and sheltered bays, museums, ancient ruins, castles and monasteries revealing its rich history, it’s no secret that Rhodes is a place thriving with culture, history and beauty. Equally impressive is the nightlife in Rhodes, which we will explore here.

Read more about Rhodes Nightlife

For many of us, one of the best parts of being on vacation is taking photos trying to capture the magic of the place we are currently visiting. We have listed our top picks for photo-shooting on Rhodes.

Read more about Top Photography Locations on Rhodes, part 1

Feedback