When you visit Kato Petres beach, you'll discover an charming little beach secluded away from the bustling holiday resorts all around you. While it is not a particularly long walk, it feels incredibly different from the rest of the areas close-by. This is also one of the places where locals come to enjoy a romantic sunset, as it is one of the best walks in nature on the island of Rhodes.
You can walk along the the scenic route, which is about 1km (0.6miles) long, which starts at the southern end of Psaropoula Beach, near the entrance of Rhodes Town, and finishes at the northern end of Ialysos Bay, where the settlement of Kritika begins.
The route at Kato Petres is well-kept, with many spots and benches to sit and watch the sea, and steps going down to the beach on a few places. there is no other indication of modern tourism or facilities. You will find no taverna or even a small beach bar here. This, of course, is precisely why some individuals seek out this location. Even if you don't intend to swim, the trek alone is worthwhile, as is the blissful enjoyment of experiencing a sunset.