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Agathi Beach Rhodes (Golden Sand)

Agathi Beach is a sandy beach also known as Golden Sand and Agia Agathi.

A panoramic view of Agathi Beach
A panoramic view of Agathi Beach

About Agathi Beach

It was named after the small 14th – 15th century cave chapel Agia Agathi ( in english Saint Agatha ) on the left side of the beach.

St. Agatha Chapel
St. Agatha Chapel

The terrain concists mainly from golden color sand – that is why it is also known as Golden Sand Beach – and a few small rocks.

There are lot of sunbeds and umbrellas, but if you don’t like to pay there is space for your towel mainly on the right.

Right side of the beach
Right side of the beach

On the left side of the beach near the small church you can rest and enjoy the view under the shade of a few trees. There is a cave also to explore.

Left side of the beach
Left side of the beach

You can combine this beach with a visit to Feraklos Castle.

Agathi Beach Cave
Agathi Beach Cave

Agathi Beach Food and Drink

There are about 3 canteen-restaurants where you can eat a sandwich or a normal meal.

How to Get There, Location, Distances

Agathi Beach is located between Archangelos village and Charaki Beach, 40 km south from Rhodes Town, 17 km north from Lindos, near Malona village.

Driving from Rhodes to Lindos having passed Archangelos you will meet Charaki – Malona crossroad, turn left to Charaki, then after about 1,5 km turn left. (Follow the signs Agia Agathi or Agathi or Feraklos Castle)

Driving from Lindos to Rhodes having passed Massari – Charaki crossroad you will meet Charaki – Malona crossroad,(just right after the bridge), turn right to Charaki, then after about 1,5 km turn left. (Follow the signs Agia Agathi or Agathi or Golden Sand or Feraklos Castle)

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