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Beach with nice sand and beautiful scenery

I went to this beach 6 times out of the 11 days I was on Karpathos. It's about 35 minute drive... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Marinos P
Salt Lake City, Utah
Beautiful Beach but cn be dangwindy

We visited this beach two times during our stay and it really impressed us both times. Second time... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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The famous sandy beach Agios Nikolaos in village Arkasa is of the nicest beaches on Karpathos. The waves with the golden sand & the fresh wind gives the visitors a relaxing visit to the beach. There is beach volley court on the beach, sunbeds and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
85700, Greece
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

I went to this beach 6 times out of the 11 days I was on Karpathos. It's about 35 minute drive from Pigadia, on the west side of the island. The beach is very sandy, and you must walk a ways in the water before...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Marinos P
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We visited this beach two times during our stay and it really impressed us both times. Second time it was windy with huge waves and we were drifting towards the rocks on the right but got away without trouble

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Agios Nikolaos beach is a beautiful sandy beach in Arkassa village. Very close to many hotels, organised beach with umbrellas, sunbeds, shower. There is a nice bar over the beach, where someone can drink a coffee or eat a snack. The beach is clean and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank tatjanalarson
Reviewed October 9, 2017

This beach, with crystal clear waters, even if average in atmosphere, is strategically located in order to be closed to Votsalo restaurant (very good taverna) having breakfast while waiting' for Vasilis and his fantastic water taxi. He will show you, for a incredibly reasonable price...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Biavati
Reviewed October 6, 2017

A lovely quiet beach, especially after the day visitors have gone. Also great for snorkling. And a bit of birdwatching... we saw 20 bee eaters! :-)

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alexandra d
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Brilliant quite place. Do not hesitate to go for a quick swim followed by a lunch in a very nice taverna.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Arnaud C
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Best beach in Greece. I've been toany beaches in Greece, and this one is by Superior! Please please please visit this beach. You won't regret it!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank George D
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Being close to this beach, because of our stay in Arkasa Bay Hotel, we went multiple times. And every time we went we could just get a hold of the last parasol and the waves were a bit too much for me. I'm not sure...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TinusHendriks
Reviewed July 31, 2017

This was the last beach I visited on the island of Karpathos. If you like a beach with calm waters and more people go to Ammoopi beach, if you like to have fun in the water and be hit by waves then Agios Nikolaos is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Alan H
Reviewed August 24, 2016

If you are looking for a small and quiet beach, with just two tavernas...no market at all and a few apartments for rent, then this is a great place, to escape from the problems, civilization, relax and forget all the troubles. It is easily accessible...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Valentina T
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