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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.

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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 a 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.

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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.

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


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