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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 also be able to see and visit the Medieval Castle of Feraclos (Feraklos), which is also worth considering.
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.

Although many believe Camping may be possible there, this is not the case. Camping is not allowed at this site. That does not mean that you cannot spend the night at the beach though, as Agathi beach offers shallow warm waters and is mostly wind protected, it is a perfect location for a night swim.

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 is a very beautiful beach with shallow crystal clear waters. Just right for families. But the commercial exploitation spoils the picture a bit.

Commented by Akis July 16, 2022

A site of outstanding beauty, obviously of archaeological importance that is not mentioned anywhere! A friend suggested we look for Agathi beach and we were very surprised!
Crystal clear water, fine sand, organized with sunbeds, toilets and a lousy canteen! Surely the beach would be even better without the August crowds!

Commented by Chris June 10, 2022

Agathi is an excellent sandy beach with organized sea that you enjoy from the first minute. Warm waters, it gets dark and you don't want to leave. There are many fish that swim with you. There are goats that go down to the sea. The only negative thing is that the road is dirt and you get dirt with the wind and the little bit that is paved is full with potholes. It would be nice if the town that owns the beach would look at it because it is excellent.

Commented by Jannis July 16, 2021

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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