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Anthony Quinn Bay, Rhodes

The beach at Anthony Quinn bay is one of the most beautiful beaches on Rhodes. The waters owe their deep emerald colour to the lush green vegetation which surrounds the beach.
Amenities & things to do at Anthony Quinn Bay beach:
Snorkeling available

Snorke-
ling
Not available

Scuba
Not available

Water sports
Canoeing available

Canoes
Canteens or restaurants available

Food
Not available

For kids
Showers available

Showers
Beach loungers available

Beach loungers
Lavatories available

WC
Parking available

Parking

Natural stone surfaces ideal for reclining under the sun, pine trees reaching down to the water's edge, emerald green water - the famous actor Anthony Quinn certainly showed impeccable taste when he fell in love with its miniature bay. The beach is known today by the actor's name since he bought this part of the island when filming "The Guns of Navarone" here.

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Anthony Quinn Bay is situated on the east coast of Rhodes, about 4 kilometers south of Faliraki beach. The waters here owe their deep emerald colour to the lush green vegetation which surrounds the beach. It is unarguably one of the most beautiful beaches on Rhodes, even though you will not find fine sand and much available space. It's mostly popular with young people, especially Italians and locals, since the sharp rocks both in and out of the water are not ideal for families with young children or elderly people.

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Because of it's small size, Anthony Quinn beach feels fairly crowded during July and August. This, however, is not so much because of the number of visitors per se, it is more because the small with of the beach. The finest spot is the rock right in the centre of the beach, with room for just a few sun beds. At the top of the rocks you will find a modern bar and cafeteria, from which you can enjoy the view towards the beach from a high point.

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The crystal clear water and gorgeous underwater scenery also makes Anthony Quinn bay one of the best areas in Rhodes for snorkeling. Here you will also find a scuba diving centre, so if you are up to it, it is definitely an experience worth trying out.

You can reach Anthony Quinn bay by car, bus, or if you prefer by participating in one of the daily cruises that leave from Rhodes Mandraki harbour evey day.

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Anthony Quinn Bay © RhodesGuide.com

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We rented mopeds for the day and arrived in the middle of the morning to find that everything was packed, including all of the sun loungers on the beach and every seat in the restaurant. We had a quick look around and took a few pictures before moving on to the next bay's beach, which was less crowded and equally lovely.

Commented by Giorgia August 01, 2022

Anthony Quinn is a beautiful bay with water that is ideal for snorkeling and is very clean. There are beds and loungers available, but it's better to arrive very early because they fill up quickly. The bar that overlooks the bay is a pleasant location to haze at the beach while enjoying a coffee or having a light meal.

Commented by David July 22, 2022

Anthony Quinn bay is beautiful the water is so clear the beach is fantastic. Mr Quinn certainly had great taste a must place to visit by boat we came here in June 2017

Commented by K&p glover June 30, 2017

Wondered why we were the only 'old' people in this bay. Apparently it's the sharp stones? Hadn't noticed myself. Anyway I can't understand why no one has mentioned the most stunning cliff walk from here over to Faliraki. It's only about 2 miles in total but even the first mile to the top of the ridge is amazing. This walk should be in Rhodes top 10... even young people might enjoy it, as they cope so well with sharp stones.

Commented by Colm O\'Mahony August 01, 2016

I have to admit that I visited Rhodes more than seven times, and have really found this Bay as one of the most exclusive and enjoyable places I have been to in my life. Visit the place YOU will not regret it.

Commented by sami madros September 07, 2009

July 2008. The most beautiful beach on whole island!

Commented by maja January 09, 2009

This bay is a must see! just got back from Rhodes and this bay was the best snorkeling ever, perfectly clear, very warm, not too deep and as calm as ever, this is the place to teach the kids, don't forget a pair of swim shoes as we found the rocks sharp and HOT! getting down to the waters edge. Getting there is easy from Rhodes town bus station under 2 Euros but when you get there you must walk down a very steep hill and the bus back is a hard slog back up the hill to the bus stop at the very posh Hotel (cant remember its name?) at the top of the hill. Dont miss it!

Commented by Phil July 23, 2007

I've just mentioned on the Agathi page, how much I enjoyed that beach. Seeing as we're visiting again I am definitely coming here. Watch this space!

Commented by Sonia Kaur March 05, 2007

Looks like a lake! Small, crystal, with a sea cave close by. Absolutely great. Dont come! We dont want everybody to know about this paradise...

Commented by Tasos May 14, 2006

Take the time to visit this lovely and quiet beach! Bring a picnic and spend the entire day!! The eatery is ok for a quick bite but nothing to rave about. Bathroom and shower facilities are available.

Commented by Maria September 05, 2005

If you want a quiet beach, absolutely beautiful crystal clear water... this is it!! We love love love it. Bring a picnic !!!

Commented by Maria September 04, 2005

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