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A selection of the beaches of Kalymnos in Greece - Platis Yialos Beach Kalymnos
Platis Gialos Beach Kalymnos

The beach of Platis Yialos is one of the most beautiful beaches of Kalymnos. It is located nearby the village of Panormos, north of the beaches of Kandouni and Linaria. The fine beach has soft black sand and azure clean waters. An excellent tavern stands on the beach, serving delightful dishes. From Platis Yialos, the visitor will have the chance to admire the most astonishing sunset of Kalymnos.

Myrties Beach Kalymnos
Mirties Beach

This beach is located 8 kilometres north-west of Pothia, in front of the lovely village of Myrties. It is a fine pebble beach extending on the right and left side of the little harbour of Myrties. The view from the beach is wonderful. A few accommodations, fine taverns and cafes are available in the village. From there, little fishing boats sail to the opposite islet of Telendos. A mini-market and some restaurants are available near the beach. To reach this paradise, one has to take the bus that stops at a short distance of it.

Ksisitos Beach Kalymnos
Panormos Beach Kalymnos

Ksisitos beach is located to the west side of Panormos village between Linaria beach and Platy Gyalos beach. Easy accessible by car, motor bike or by feet from hotel ELIES. Usually the sea is rough during summertime. The sea bed is full of rocks covered by a variety of plants. The coast is also full of rocks which shape holes and small canyons. When the sea is calm the water is warm and crystal clear. Great place for snorkeling.

Gefyra and Therma Beach Kalymnos
Gefyra Beach Kalymnos

These are the beaches closest to Pothia. In Therma the beach is pebbly with rocks and there are several trees covering a big part of it. Alternatively, there is also a platform next to it for those who take to diving, as waters are quite deep. Thermal springs used to be in operation here, the waters of which were abundant in radium. The small beach of Gefyra is the one closer to Pothia, inside a cove with turquoise waters. It is pebbly and quite green, with rocks.

Arginonta Beach Kalymnos
Arginonta Beach Kalymnos

This sandy and pebble beach is Located about 17 kilometres north from Pothia (the island's capital) and is coil up in a beautiful and picturesque bay. Umbrellas and sun beds are available for rent as well as a few accommodations and taverns that can be found near the beach or in the small hamlet of the same name (just a few meters walk from the beach). From Pothia a bus regularly goes to Arginonda; the bus stop is very close to the beach.

Palionisos Beach Kalymnos
Palionisos Beach Kalymnos

From Skalia village towards Emborios you will meet a dirt road under construction on your right. Following this, you will reach the top of the mountain with a church on your left. From this point you have a panoramic view of the north part of the island with Leros on your left. Continue downwards. On your left you will meet a path to Sykati bay. Continuing ahead and to your right you will reach Palionisos, a small quite village, with a beach for a nice swim.

Potha Beach Kalymnos
Potha Beach Kalymnos

Beach opposite the island Telendos named after what was once the capital of the island. During Roman times in the year 535 a large and long lasting earthquacke destroyed the city and split the island into two parts. This way the island of Telendos was shaped. The capital of Potha disappeared into the sea.

Akti Beach Kalymnos
Akti Beach Kalymnos

The nice and quiet beach of Akti has fine sand and crystalline waters and is located near the road leading to the valley of Vathy, on the eastern coast of Kalymnos. A fine tavern stands on the soft sand and offers excellent food. To reach this relaxing place, one has to use private transport (bike or car), since there isn't any bus going there.

Emporio Beach Kalymnos
Emporio Beach Kalymnos

This beautiful and serene beach is lying in front of the quiet village of the same name, 24 kilometres north of Pothia. It has smooth pebbles, scattered rocks, and crystalline waters. There are no rentals or facilities available, which makes it a very quiet place. The local bus stops at the village near the beach but this fine place can also be reached by a little fishing boat leaving regularly from the village of Myrties.

Kalamies Beach Kalymnos
Kalamies Beach Kalymnos

Not like your regular sandy beaches, Kalamies provides vacationers with a day on the beach, of a different kind. Bring along a foldable chair and an umbrella and the possibilities are endless. Cliffs along the beach run into the blue water. The combination of the green cover on the cliffs against the clear blue sky leaves an everlasting impression on your mind. As the water ripples through the pebbled beach and reaches your feet, its gurgling noise is music to the ears. The sun shines on a wide beach with a wonderful view of the green hills nearby. Water splashing against the rocks of these cliffs is the only distraction on this -otherwise- heavenly place. Boats of local fishermen and sponge divers interrupt the view momentarily providing a peek into the lives of the people of this sleepy hamlet.

Kandouni Beach Kalymnos
Kandouni Beach Kalymnos

The long sandy beach of Kandouni is located about 5 kilometres north-west of Pothia, at a short walking distance from Panormos. It is the favourite beach of the locals and can get quiet crowded sometimes. The beautiful monastery of the Cross overlooks the beach.

Linaria Beach Kalymnos
Linaria Beach Kalymnos

The picturesque sandy beach of Linaria is another beach located close to the village of Panormos. It is also at a short walking distance from the beaches of Kandouni and Platis Yialos. It is quieter than Kandouni Beach and has a fine beach and crystal-clear waters. A huge rock emerges from the sea, right in the middle. Fine fish taverns and cafes can be found nearby the beach and some accommodations are available at Panormos or at Kandouni.

Massouri Beach Kalymnos
Massouri Beach Kalymnos

This beach is located 9 km west of Pothia, near the village of the same name, which is the biggest tourist resort of Kalymnos. This beach is the one that gets most crowded during high season and is particularly well organised. Sun beds and umbrellas are available for rent as well as water sports facilities, including canoes. There is also a snack bar on the beach. A bus stops at the settlement of Massouri where some stairs lead to the sandy beach. Hotels, bars, taverns and clubs are available at the village.

Melitsahas Beach Kalymnos
Melitsahas Beach Kalymnos

Melitsahas is a beautiful beach Located on the western coast of Kalymnos Greece near the famous village of Myrties. It is a long sandy beach with beautiful and clean waters. The area offers a few accommodations like some apartments to rent, taverns and some "kafenion", the traditional greek café

Ton Tochio Beach Kalymnos
Ton Tochio Beach Kalymnos

A breathtaking beach, Ton Toicho is a classic beach complete with golden sands, rocky cliffs, brilliant views, and soothing waters. Serenity personified, Ton Toicho lets you have privacy like you have never experienced before. This secluded beach ensures that you are far from the rest of the world. A day on this beach lets you re-connect with yourself and rejuvenates you, while viewing the paradise that surrounds it. The silence, that greets you, is broken only by the cries of sea birds and the splash of water as it washes onto the beach. The golden sand is interrupted by small groups of tiny pebbles. With very little shade, this beach is ideal for those looking for the perfect tan unless you are carrying your own umbrellas. Ton Toicho provides a break from the bustling, tourist-laden beaches of Greece and makes your holiday experience a real vacation.

Vlychadia Beach Kalymnos
Agios Nikolaos Beach Kalymnos

In this picturesque bay, visitors will find a fine small sandy beach where some fine taverns and a little snack bar are available. This place is ideal for scuba diving and snorkelling because of the beauty of the underwater fauna and flora. The beach is reachable via a little road starting from the village of Vothini (south-west of Pothia) and zigzagging between the mountains.

Agios Nikolaos Beach Kalymnos
Agios Nikolaos Kalymnos

With sparkling blue waters and a calm stretch of beautiful sand, Agios Nikolaos Beach is the perfect getaway for Holiday-goers. Get the perfect tan while lying on this peaceful beach and let your senses relax as gentle waves glide across the sand. The beach slopes slowly into the sea, making it perfect for kids to walk in for a swim in the shallows. Small rocks extending into the sea add to the beauty of the beach. The beautiful mountains along the beach give you an opportunity to explore the natural beauty surrounding this beach. Situated near the village of Myrties, Agios Nikolaos beach is easily accessible and an ideal location to spend your day.

Agios Soulas Beach Kalymnos
Agios Soulas Beach Kalymnos

A secluded paradise, preserved in its natural beauty, Agios Soulas is a beautiful beach situated at a small distance from Kalymnos town. A nature lover's paradise, with clear blue waters gently rolling onto the sandy beach, it is the perfect destination for people looking to escape the rush of the city. Natural trails carved along the landscape line the beach, offering visitors with the opportunity to hike their way through the Kalymnos countryside. Agios Soulas beach appeals to people of all ages, as it has something for everyone. Kids will enjoy the natural feel of the beach and the opportunity to jump into the pleasant blue waters while adults will value the privacy that the beach provides. It is one of the few beaches, still, completely preserved in its natural beauty and gives a taste of Mother Nature - Greek Style.

Rina Beach Kalymnos
Rina Beach Kalymnos

There are several beaches to choose from in the area. In the little port of Rina there is a pebbly beach with a few trees. For even more peace and quiet, one can resort to the tiny coves outside the port with the pebbly beaches: Limenari or Kampi and moving to the south Megales Armyres and Mikres Armyres. In Megales Armyres, there is always the chance of coming across excursionists from Kos. In the Rina port there are taverns and some rooms to let. Also, locals can give you a ride on their boats to a nearby beach of your choice. In Megales Armyres there is also sometimes a small canteen offering souvlaki.


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