Vrontis beach (Afoti) Pigadia beach Karpathos

Vrontis beach is located only a short distance away from Pigadia, and it is the largest contiguous beach of Karpathos island.

For those travelers who spend their holidays in Pigadia, Vrontis beach (or known as Afoti beach, or Pigadia beach) is a well known beach due to its location. Vrontis is the largest area of the bay which lies next to Pigadia, surrounded by several apartments, studios and hotels. The main road which leads from Pigadia to the north (into the direction of Aperi, Apella, Olymbos, etc) can be find directly behind the beach.

Vrontis beach Karpathos

Vrontis beach is a medium developed seaside resort in the outskirts of Pigadia. This beach is organized with some parasols and sunbeds at some places, but the area is quite calm and less noisy than other beaches. The beach has shallow seabed with coarse sands, with pebbles and small rocks. In the background there are some tamarisks which provide some natural shades, but in the afternoons most of the shady places are usually full.

Vrontis beach

This beach is primarily recommended for the guests of Pigadia, offering a nice and quiet location for swim or to relax, only a few minutes away from the capital of Karpathos island. Vrontis is less developed than the neighboring Xenonas beach, which is closest beach to Pigadia and a continuation of the beach.

Vrontis beach - Pigadia beach Karpathos


Vrontis beach (Vronti Karpathos)

In the northernmost side of Vrontis beach there are two interesting sights of the area. Firstly, between the main road and the beach there is a tiny chapel, called Agia Karai. The other notable sight is a small marble memorial, Litos monument, only a short walk away from the chapel to the sea.

Vrontis beach

Vrontis beach next to Pigadia


Where to stay close to Vrontis & Pigadia beach

Iris Studios (rooms for 2)

Beachfront Apartments (rooms for 2)

Venezia Bungalows (2-3 guests)

Dimitra Apartments (2-4 guests)

Konstantinos Palace Hotel (2-4 guests)

Alimounda Mare Hotel (2-3 guests)

Xenios Zeus Hotel (2 guests)


Vrontis beach additional info

  • Also known as: Vronti beach, Afoti beach, Pigadia outskirts beach
  • Coordinates: 35.519123, 27.198824
  • 1 kilometer from Pigadia
  • Sea water color: blue
  • Sand type: sand, coarse sand, pebbles, rocks
  • Depth: deepens moderate
  • Sea surface: moderate
  • Crowds: can be crowded
  • Facilities: taverns, beach bars, parasols and sunbeds for rent
  • Other Information: -
  • Accessibility: on foot from the center of Pigadia, by car
  • Wind conditions: can be windy
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