Fokia beach in Lakki

Fokia beach

Fokia beach the southernmost beach among the beaches of Amoopi (Lakki) village, which is further away from the center and can be reached by car.

The narrow and winding asphalted road which leads to Fokia beach (Paralia Fokia, Παραλία Φώκια), begins at the first houses of Amoopi (Ammopi) village, on the southwestern part of the village. At the end of the road there is a small parking lot, from where you can easily walk down to the beach.

Fokia beach Karpathos

It’s important to know that Fokia beach is situated about 3 kilometers away from the central area of Amoopi if you drive here by car, and due to the local geographical conditions there is no sidewalk from the direction of Votsalakia and Kastelia beaches.

Road to Fokia beach in Karpathos

About Fokia beach in Amoopi (Lakki)

Fokia beach (Paralia Fokia, Παραλία Φώκια) is a tiny bay, which is characterized mostly by pebbles and rocks. Due to its distance from the central areas it is much less popular than other beaches in Amoopi (Lakki), such as Mega Amoopi beach, Votsalakia beach or Kastelia beach. This beach is the most secluded place among Amoopi beaches, but usually it is organized with a few parasols and sunbeds for rent.

Fokia beach Amoopi LAkki

The seabed is shallow, and it is covered by coarse sand, which changes to pebbles and stones in the sea. Swimming shoes can be useful here!

Fokia beach Lakki Karpathos

Fokia beach is surrounded by some cliffs in the background, which make some protection from the winds, but on the sea it can be windy.

Fokia beach

On the southern side of Fokia beach (Paralia Fokia, Παραλία Φώκια) there is a small area for the local fisherman’s boats, in fact it’s just a place where the small boats are released.

Fokia beach boats

Fokia beach is not crowded at all, its visitors are mostly the guests of the accomodations nearby. When the sea surface is calm here, Fokia can be suitable for snorkeling and swimming, like as other great beaches of Amoopi.

Fokia beach in Amoopi, snorkeling site

The nearest acommodation to Fokia beach is known as Titans Sea Cabin, which offer a house with 2 bedrooms up to 4 guests. (opens in new window).

Fokia beach additional info

  • Also known as: Paralia Fokia, Παραλία Φώκια
  • Coordinates: 35.465909, 27.186870
  • Location: Amoopi (Lakki), about 8 kilometers from Pigadia
  • Sea water color: blue
  • Sand type: pebbles, rocks
  • Depth: shallow
  • Sea surface: usually calm
  • Crowds: not crowded
  • Facilities: parasols and sunbeds for rent, parking lot
  • Other Information: –
  • Accessibility: by car
  • Wind conditions: varied wind conditions
Karpathos Fokia beach
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