Image © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Agathi Beach, Rhodes

Agathi beach is famous for its fine sand and its shallow waters. On your way to the beach, you will see the Medieval Castle of Feraclos (Feraklos), which is also worth a visit.

Infrastructure & things to do at Agathi Beach beach:


Snorke-
ling


Scuba


Water sports


Canoes


Food


For kids


Showers


Beach loungers


WC


Parking

Fine, wet sand and some canteens - this is the only thing you will find on Agathi beach in Rhodes. It is a beautiful, sheltered, cosy beach, and the only sign of civilization are its canteens, all of them providing you with the necessary food and refreshments.

At the right side of the beach you will find some interesting underwater rock formations along the coastline, making this also an ideal spot for snorkeling.


At the end of the beach there is a 700-800 year old cave chapel with a white painted front. On the left side there is a cave secured with grids and on the right side some rooms built into the rock. Camping may be possible there, so take your sleeping bag and camp at the cave which is at the end of the beach.

To get to the beach, follow the signs from Haraki (5 minutes along a passable dirt road). Half way along the road you come upon the medieval castle of Feraclos. The canteens at the beach rent out sun beds, umbrellas and have lavatories and showers.

Agathi Beach © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Agathi Beach © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Map location for Agathi Beach

Agathi Beach Rhodes Greece map

Article topics

Related articles

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.

Topics: Beach

Read more about Agios Georgios Beach

A pretty colorful village with tall shuttered buildings and narrow streets, where the traditional way of life is still widely practiced, also featuring an excellent beach - although sometimes breezy.

Topics: Beach, Family Travel

Read more about Tholos (Theologos)

Haraki (Charaki) is an attractive little bay offering family atmosphere. It is mainly visited by tourists renting rooms nearby, but families of local people also come out with their umbrellas and settle themselves on the no-charge section in the center of the beach.

Topics: Beach, Family Travel, Travel with children

Read more about Haraki (Charaki)



Out of all the places I've been this was my favorite beach. Breath taking. Turquoise clear water and clean sand. Plenty of sea life and lizards galore up on the rocks in the hills behind the beach. Good restaurants and tasty foods.
Paradise.

Commented by Arlene January 13, 2013

The best beach by far on Rhodes.
Do go & look at the little church carved into the rocks.

Commented by tpebop May 30, 2012

May 2012
The tavernas offer more than just fast food
New toilets are along the beach having been constructed this past winter
Camping is NOT possible. It is illegal
There is no card phone on the beach

Commented by Trevor Mcilveen May 11, 2012

This is my perfect place, like no other. a drive down a dusty, winding road and then a breathtaking sight of turquoise clear waters set against a rocky background. Bathing in the very salty, clean, invigorating waters, peering back at the rocky, dusty backdrop of the surrounding landscape, taking time to capture the moment, wondering if I would ever be so fortunate to visit this place again, I saw three ducks waddling along the beach in the full heat of the August sunshine! This appeared very strange, but, seemingly went unnoticed by the few locals sitting in the canteen, peacefully dreaming away the afternoon. These memories will live with me forever...

Commented by Elizabeth December 20, 2007

AGATHI BEACH IS A BEAUTIFUL HAVEN. ALL THE OWNERS OF THE TAVERNAS ARE VERY FRIENDLY,OFFERING A GOOD CHOICE OF FOOD. WITH ITS SHALLOW WATERS, CHILDREN CAN SAFELY PLAY BY THE THE WATERS EDGE. WE HAVE BEEN TO HARAKI 11 TIMES SO FAR AND RETURNING AGAIN IN MAY 07!!

Commented by ELAINE April 21, 2007

A beautiful, exhilarating beach with emerald green shallow warm waters. My kids loved it here. We loved it so much we've booked again and are coming here again in July 2007.

Commented by sonia kaur , Walsall March 05, 2007

This is indeed a beautiful beach. The waters are very clear and it is not crowded at all.

Commented by Chris February 09, 2004

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

From our blog

Rhodes is a historic island which has been a crossroad of civilizations in antiquity. Boasting a unique culture, diverse nature, impressive architecture, perfect weather, beautiful coastlines and friendly people helps to make the island the first choice holiday destination for hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Yet the beauty of Rhodes doesn’t end on the surface. An amazing world of supreme beauty is waiting for you under the sea, for some extraordinary underwater experiences!

Read more about Diving in Rhodes

Rhodes is the walker's island, being the largest of the Dodecanese Island group at about 1398 square kilometers. It offers all kinds of different walking and treking routes including mountains, forestry, areas of historical interest, places of natural beauty, wine producing areas, coastal walks etc. You never have far to travel to get to the start of your walking route, eliminating the need for long bus journeys.

Read more about Walking and Trekking holidays in Rhodes

A list of the orchids of Rhodes, by George Pastrikos, a nature photographer and an empirical botanist. George has used a taxonomy which is up to date and in accordance to the newest literature but he has done some additions and modifications in order to adapt the list to his own observations in the field.

Read more about Orchids of Rhodes

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

Looking for reasons and inspiration to visit Rhodes island? Rhodes offers unique opportunities to combine relaxation, memorable experiences and exciting activities. We give you 5 important reasons to visit and spend your holidays in Rhodes.

Read more about 5 Reasons to visit Rhodes island

Rhodes has become one of the most popular destinations for weddings abroad. Its a beautiful island that offers a large variety of locations with gorgeous settings, enabling you to make your wedding day an unforgettable one. Antonis Giannelis, a WPJA award winning wedding photographer located in Rhodes gives practical advice.

Read more about Your wedding in Rhodes - Capturing your most precious moments

The 5th Medieval Rose Festival of the isle of Rhodes 2011, will take place from 28 May to 2 of July (every Saturday and/or Sunday). Event will take place with the support and under the Aegis of the Municipality of Rhodes.

Read more about 5th Medieval Rose Festival

Feedback