Image © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos), Rhodes

At St. Paul's 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.

Amenities & things to do at St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos) 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

St. Paul's beach consists of two tiny creeks and a little chapel at the end. This is where people from the upper part of Lindos village prefer to come to swim. Those from the lower part usually go to Lindos Beach. But there are quite a few foreign tourists here as well.

St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos) © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

The right side of the beach offers sunbeds, food and island music, while the left side offers solitude.

It is believed that St. Paul came here in the year 51 AD to teach Christianity to the Rhodians. The beautiful small church built on the hillside to the right of the bay is also very popular wedding location.


St. Pauls Bay is known for its picturesque scenery and a stunning view towards the rock on which the Lindos Acropolis stands, its golden fine sand and the turquoise waters.

St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos) © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Visiting this beach should definitely be on the top of your itinerary for your visit. Children can swim in the shallow waters close to the shoreline. If you want to cool down, go for a refreshing swim in the sheltered waters along the bay. Or grab your snorkeling or scuba diving gear and head for some seabed exploration.

Those of you who love movies can ask one of the boatmen who moor here to take you to the Laki, the straits where a number of scenes from "The Guns of Navarone" were shot.

St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos) © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos) © Rhodes Guide / RhodesGuide.com

Map location for St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos)

St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos) Rhodes Greece map

Article topics

Related articles

Impressive and vast, Kiotari beach has grown over the last years with large, luxury hotels, well-run restaurants and tavernas, and a shopping center with more or less anything you need.

Topics: Beach

Read more about Kiotari 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

Read more about Tholos (Theologos)

Plimmiri beach (or Plymmiri beach) is on the southeast side of the island, about 70 km south of Rhodes Town. This area is not heavily developed yet.

Topics: Beach

Read more about Plimmiri (Plymmiri)

Looking for things to do in Rhodes?

Don't miss out on great experiences!
Check out the following offers for things to do and activities in Rhodes!

Looking for a hotel on Rhodes?

Hey! we got some hot rental deals for your vacation!
Check the following deals and special offers for hotels on Rhodes!
Booking.com

Let us know what you think about St. Paul's bay (Agios Pavlos) - we would love to read your opinion!
Rate this article or place (optional)

From our blog

Easter (Pas-ch-a in Greek) is the most important and the most sacred religious feast in the context of the Greek Orthodox Church. As a result, If you are indeed lucky enough to visit Rhodes and Greece during Easter period, you will find yourself right in the middle of an experience rich in rituals and customs, many of which originate long before the beginning of the Christian era.

Read more about Easter in Rhodes

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

Hippocrates was a Greek physician who lived in Classical Greece (the Age of Pericles). He is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. What Hippocrates Knew and We Have Forgotten.

Read more about Hippocrates: Father Of Medicine

Your best chance to safely explore Rhodes island at your own pace and preference is by hiring a car. With an area of 1412 square kilometers, Rhodes is one of the largest islands in Greece. The driving distance from it’s most northern part - Rhodes Town - to the most southern point - Prasonisi - is 92 km or 108 km depending on the route you will choose.

Read more about Car Hire and Driving in Rhodes Greece

Rhodes’ miniature horse, or Rhodian Pony, is an endangered horse species found on the island of Rhodes in Greece. Efforts to save the breed began in 2001 by the "Phaethon" association, which succeeded in collecting and stabling the little horses, ensuring their survival, while sensitizing the local community to their plight. Though they are also known as Rhodian ponies they do not have typical pony traits, apart from their small size.

Read more about The miniature horse of Rhodes (Rhodian Pony)

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

Sunglasses can give you instant James Dean cool, Audrey Hepburn glamour, or the rock star hipness of Bono. But they are much more than a fashion accessory. Sunglasses are an essential tool in safeguarding the health of your eyes and the surrounding tissue.

Read more about Fun in the sun: how to choose and pick good sunglasses

Feedback