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Lovely, but overcrowded

Visited this impressive beach by road, taking in the wonderful scenery with bated breath at each... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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Awesome beach

The beach is really nice and extremely quiet in early June. We walked there from the monastery. The... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited this impressive beach by road, taking in the wonderful scenery with bated breath at each hairpin bend! Great to get there fairly early to have loads of space BUT then all the day trippers arrived on a flotilla of tour boats of all shapes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

The beach is really nice and extremely quiet in early June. We walked there from the monastery. The way down is easy, the way up a bit harder (but we did it in 1h15). Shadow is sparse on the path and on the beach, so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Twisterss
Reviewed October 19, 2017

This is an amazing looong sandy beach, with relatively deep, clear clear blue waters. Choose a day without wind, as winds coming from the North will cause waves. Also, not easily accessible, unless you have a 4x4 car. Better opt for the little boat from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Asimina P
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Words simply cannot describe the beauty of this beach. It is a long and difficult drive from the town of Andros, but the reward is worth it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank GerGasp
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Andros during summer time you must include a visit to the magical beach of Achla. You will swim in water that can only be described as liquid glass, having exquisite palette of blues and greens. The beach is golden with small...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kyriaki A
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

As many reviewers have noted, this beach is spectacular, mostly because it is a) remote, and b) hard to get to. Only go by 4x4 or via boat. Avoid the weekends and you'll likely have it mostly to yourself!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IslandGirlNYC
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

The beach is beautiful the waters are amazing,it's for sure one of the best beaches in greece.avoid to go there by car,only if you have 4×4,prefer the boat trip from chora of andros which is near.take supplys with you the beach not have anything to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Nik M
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

A must in the Aegean . Achla provides natural respite from the fierce northerly winds and provides a paradise for nature lovers . Hikes to Grias lighthouse , Agios Nikolaos chapel and monastery and Vourkoti village. Best accessed by boat , daily service from Chora...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank StratisP_13
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Not much to say other than this beach is a must for the island! This beach has amazing crystal clear turquoise water. The fact that there is a boat taking you with just 10 Euros with return makes it even more unique! Just remember to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank IsminiPapadaki
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the finest beaches I've been to; crystal clear water, scenery, old chapel and unspoilt. The road down to it is 8 km off road and descends about 800 vertical metres. The last section to the beach is probably the only difficult-ish...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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August 15, 2018|
Response from Twisterss | Reviewed this property |
Not in early June when I was there. It is a rather wild beach. There was a sort of big tent on the side to protect from the sun. But it was not so big and easily crowded.
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April 25, 2018|
Response from Cele555 |
Chora is how the main village of each island is called in Cyclades.
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June 2, 2016|
Response from no_can_do | Reviewed this property |
none at all. take a beach umbrella etc