Karpathos has many unique and beautiful beaches.
The beaches of Karpathos are spread on the West and East side of the island, each beach has its own beauty and uniqueness.
The combination of the steep mountains of Karpathos with its deep blue and crystalline beaches are unique and impressive.
There are so many beaches!!! All visitors will find the beach that they are dreaming about. Quiet, but also cosmopolitan, sandy beaches and beaches with small pebbles, beaches accessible by car and beaches, that one can only visit by boat. In Karpathos there are also beaches that one will literally be completely alone!!
Karpathos has the well-known and highly photographed beaches of Ammopi, Apella, Kyra Panagia, Achata, Diakoftis, Agios Nikolaos (Spoa), Agios Nikolaos ( Arkassa), Agios Theodoros, Lefkos, Damatria, Christou Pigadi, and so many others.
Our hotel Althea Boutique Hotel is located over the Amoopi beaches offering our visitors a panoramic view of the unique beaches of Ammopi, which can be reached on foot !!!
In the southern part of Karpathos there are fantastic beaches for the sport of Windsurfing and kitesurfing since the island is considered one of the most ideal places in the world for these sports. Found in the area of Afiartis are the beaches of Makris Gialos, Vatha, Valias, and Agrilaopotamos, here one can find all the modern facilities for these sports and schools for these activities. In the past in Karpathos the World Speed Games took place. These facilities are found within a 15-minute drive from our Althea Boutique Hotel.
Windsurfing and kitesurfing lessons are held on these beaches for you and your children.
In the northern part of the island are the wildest, but beautiful, turquoise beaches …… Agios Minas, Nati, Forokli.
If you seek adventure you can experience Palatia beach on the nearby and beautiful island of Saria, which is separated from Karpathos by a small sea strait.
For adventure lovers to visit the island of Saria, and also the bay of Tristomos, in the northern part of Karpathos, is a life experience and is done only from the sea, by boat
This impressive northern part of the island is a NATURA 2000 protected area, where Monachus-monachus monk seals can be found, a protected species, as well as many rare species of endemic and migratory birds. The visit to these beaches is done by car, but also by boats that start from the port of Karpathos, but also from the coastal and beautiful village-port of Diafani.
In most of the beaches of Karpathos there are small picturesque – Greek taverns, which offer authentic and genuine food of Karpathos , macarounes , sardines, Karpathian Kouloura, and of course fresh and delicious fish.
However, for the visitor who seeks an even more exciting vacation, the opportunity to explore the impressive reef of Karpathos is possible. In Karpathos there is a diving school for you and your children to learn diving and exploring the seabed. However, even with simple snorkels exploring can be done and one can enjoy the crystal clear and full of surprises deep blue and full of life bottom of every beach of Karpathos.
For your every wish, Maria from the reception of Althea Boutique Hotel not only guides you with correct and useful information, but organizes your whole trip to the beaches of Karpathos, its mountains, its taverns, the villages and all its beauties.