Mega Amoopi beach Karpathos

The largest beach of Amoopi village, called Mega Amoopi is a great place for all members of the family, with shallow and sandy seabed.

Mega Amoopi (or known as Megali Ammos) is one of the most family friendly beaches in Karpathos island. It has easy access also, because the central parking lot of Ammopi is located only a few meters away, and a bus stop is also nearby. The name of the beach 'Mega Ammopi' reflects its size, because it is one of the largest among Amoopi beaches.

Mega Amoopi beach

Mega Amoopi beach is a well organized with beach bars, showers, locker room, taverns and parasols for rent. The beach offer fine golden sand for its visitors, and it is surrounded with tourist facilities. Some tamarisk trees provides some shade, but these places are popular and these places fill up quickly in the morning hours. The seabed of Mega Amopi beach is very shallow and the sea surface is usually calm, winds are not significant here. These conditions make Mega Amoopi very suitable for families with small children, so it is named as by many as a 'Family beach of Karpathos'. 

Mega Ammopi, family friendly beach in Karpathos

Mega Ammopi beach

In the southern side of Mega Amoopi beach there is a small church called Agia Apostoli, which is surrounded by pine trees. The nearest beaches to Mega Amoopi are Mikro Amoopi in the north, and Votsalakia beach in the south.

Mega Ammopi (Megali Ammos) beach


Where to stay in Amoopi near the sandy beaches

Althea Boutique Hotel (2-4 guests)

Ardani Bay Studios (2 guests)

Vardes Hotel Studios (2-3 guests)

Aperanto Apartments (2-4 guests)

Esperida Rooms & Studios (rooms for 2-4)

Maria Apartments (rooms up to 4)

B & N Melas Studios (2 guests)

Anatoli Villas (villas for 4-5 person)

Askelinos Villas (villa up to 4)

Onar Beach Houses (villa up to 4)




Mega Amoopi beach additional info

  • Also known as: Mega Ammos, Megali Ammos, Big Amoopi beach
  • Coordinates: 35.476248, 27.196469
  • Sea water color: blue, green
  • Sand type: sand, coarse sand, pebbles
  • Depth: shallow
  • Sea surface: calm
  • Crowds: can be crowded
  • Facilities: taverns, beach bars, parasols and sunbeds for rent, shower, parking lot
  • Other Information: -
  • Accessibility: by car or by bus
  • Wind conditions: protected from winds
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