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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.

Amenities & things to do at Agathi Beach beach:
Snorkeling available

Snorke-
ling
Not available

Scuba
Not available

Water sports
Not available

Canoes
Canteens or restaurants available

Food
Suitable for kids

For kids
Showers available

Showers
Beach loungers available

Beach loungers
Lavatories available

WC
Parking available

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.

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Agathi Beach © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

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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

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