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The emerald beaches of Karpathos complement the exquisite natural scenery.
Apella, the most famous beach of Karpathos, charming Ahata with its emerald waters, the popular Ammoopi with its golden sand and Kyra Panagia are only a few of the beautiful shores you will find at Karpathos. These beaches are ideal for relaxing and enjoyable swimming.
On the southwestern side of the island, the area of Afiartis, is a treasure for those who love windsurfing and kite-surfing. It offers as well as many enchanting beaches, such as Damatria , Christou Pigadi, Prasonisi, Vatha, Makris Gialos, Michael’s Garden, and the exotic beach of Diakoftis.
In addition, there are countless coves, small and isolated , ideal for those who seek tranquility and privacy.
The waters of these beaches are ideal for families with children as they are shallow and clean, with golden sand or small pebbles below your feet.Umbrellas and sunbeds are available for rent, and restaurants and taverns are nearby.
Just a few kilometers from Diakoftis beach, you will find some equally beautiful and peaceful beaches, such as Punta, Michael’s Garden, Psoraris, Araki and Argilopotamos.
Agios Nikolaos beach is located near the settlement of Arkasa, at a distance of 13km from the Elaia villas complex. It consists of a white shore and shallow, azure waters with usually only small waves. You can enjoy your day at the beach, relaxing under the umbrellas and on the sun beds. In addition, you can taste the local fresh fish served by the local taverns.
Two km away, the beach of Ai Thoros is located , below a 30m long cliff. There you can find pools of running waters mixed with clay, an ideal mixture for body peeling.
Pine trees rise above the rocks surrounding the beach, forming a beautiful image. There are some umbrellas and sunbeds, but it may be prudent to carry your own equipment, as it is very popular in the summer. In the neighboring village Spoa, you can enjoy a meal in the local tavern while taking delight in the mesmerizing view.
It is an unspoilt beach with smooth pebbles and crystal-clear waters creating a unique landscape. The route to the beach is difficult, with only a dirt road leading to it from Spoa. However, you may have the chance to visit it by boat from the port of the island, Pigadia. Atop the mountain above the beach, is the picturesque chapel of Agios Minas. There are also two very beautiful beaches nearby, called Nati and Forokli.