Karpathos - The island of natural beauty.

Karpathos island is a beautiful gem of the Aegean Sea, home of breathtaking landscapes and amazing beaches. An amazing Greek island with ancient traditions, beautiful beaches, and a lot of hidden gems.  Karpathos is a great destination for summer holidays in Greece, and also for tours in spring or in autumn. This tiny island offers a lots of wonderful experiences and unforgettable memories for its visitors.

Karpathos travel guide

There are so many beaches in Karpathos which are listed among the best beaches in Greece, the exceptional natural attractions and the interesting historical sights provide plenty of discoveries. Karpathos island has easy access, because there are several ferries, domestic and international flights which arrive to Karpathos from many countries of Europe. Read our Karpathos travel GUIDE, like our Facebook page, and fall in love with Karpathos, with this beautiful Greek island!

Karpathos weather

Karpathos weather

The weather of Karpathos is true mediterranean, characterized by hot summers and mild winters. The climate of the island is similar to other Greek islands in the area of the Aegean Sea. Karpathos is perfect for a summer holiday, because from late May till September the days are hot and dry, in this period the chance of the rainfall is absolutely minimal. 
Karpathos island travel guide, about Karpathos

About Karpathos

Karpathos (Κάρπαθος in Greek language) is located in Greece, in the Aegean Sea. The island is one of the most beautiful Greek islands due to its high mountains, steep cliffs and turquoise coloured beaches. The area of Karpathos island is quite small, but it is still the second largest among Dodecanese islands, and has the highest peak called Kali Limni.  Karpathos is far famous from its...
Why visit Karpathos

Why visit Karpathos?

Why is this tiny Greek island one of the best choices for a holiday in Greece? Karpathos is not as crowded than other resorts in the Mediterranean, and this make this island so special among several Greek islands. The calm atmospheres combined with the exceptional beauty of nature can be find here yet. If you spend your holiday in Karpathos, you can see so many beautiful natural attractions,...
Boat trips and excursions in Karpathos

Boat trips

One of the best activities in Karpathos are the boat trips, which depart from the ports of the island in the morning hours.
Karpathos kitesurf


Kitesurf is an interesting version of surfing, and in Karpathos island there are some great kitesurf spots.
Karpathos windsurf


Karpathos island has exceptional windsurf capabilites, and visited by hundreds of surfers each year. The island hosted also a windsurf world championship!
Karpathos airport

Karpathos airport (AOK)

The airport of Karpathos is a small, but modern airport in the southern side of the island. 

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Volada village is known from its stunning views of the sea and the bay of Pigadia.
Aperi Karpathos


Aperi is a traditional picturesque mountain village in Karpathos, which was the capital of the island many years ago.
Kyra Panagia, Karpathos island

Kyra Panagia

Kyra Panagia is a small seaside resort, one of the most beautiful places in Karpathos island.
Finiki village Karpathos


A quite small, but lovely fishing village Finiki is located on the southwestern side of Karpathos.
Pyles village, Karpathos


The small village of Pyles is located on the western slopes of Karpathos, and characterized by cobble stoned streets.
Marmara beach Karpathos Arkasa

Marmara beach

The rocky coastline of Arkasa is called Marmara beach.
Afiartis beach windsurf location and spot in Karpathos

Afiartis beaches

Afiartis is the famous windsurf spot in Karpathos island, the number one choice for hundreds of surfers!
Pigadia beach Karpathos

Xenonas beach

Xenonas beach is mention often as Pigadia beach, because this beach lies to the closest to the capital of Karpathos.
Karpathos airport beaches, hidden gems

Airport beaches

Around the airport of Karpathos there are several shallow and beautiful beaches, which are known from turquoise colors and shallow seabed.
Agia Fotini - Potideon Pigadia Karpathos

Agia Fotini

The ruins of Agia Fotini are interesting set of stones and ancient walls, located in the suburb of Pigadia.

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Karpathos GUIDE

Karpathos GUIDE