Pigadia beach (Xenonas beach) Karpathos

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

The access of the main beach of Pigadia is very easy and simple, because it is located next to the outer port, in front of the largest hotels of the island. From the center of Pigadia and from many hotels and apartments of the area the walk takes only a few minutes, so Xenonas beach is one of the most popular beaches of Karpathos island.

Pigadia beach - Xenonas beach

Xenonas beach (or known as Pigadia beach) is a smaller part of the large bay, which continues after some distance as Vrontis / Afoti beach. The beach of Pigadia is well organized, there are almost everywhere parasols and sunbeds for rent, beach bars and tavernas. The seabed deepens moderate, it is filled mainly with coarse sand and pebbles. This place is ideal for swimming and relaxing, the only drawback of the beach that it is open to the winds, and the area is sometimes windy. Sometimes there are some waves in the sea also, but usually these are not dangerous at all.

Pigadia beach Karpathos

During summer, especially in high season months some parts of Xenonas beach can be crowded, but due to the large size of the bay, it is not particularly difficult to find some free places. 

Pigadia beach - Xenonas - Afoti beach

Pigadia beach - Xenonas- Afoti - Vrontis


Where to stay near Pigadia beach


Dimitra Apartments (2-4 guests)

White House Hotel-Apart (2-4 person)

Porfyris Studios & Apartments (2-4 person)

Konstantinos Palace Hotel (2-4 guests)

Alimounda Mare Hotel (2-3 guests)

Atlantis Hotel (2-4 guests)

Hotel Astron Princess (2 guests)

Sunrise Hotel (2-3 guests)

Blue Sky Apartments (3-4 guests)





Xenonas beach (Pigadia beach) information 

  • Also known as: Afoti beach, Pigadia beach
  • Coordinates: 35.508767, 27.207592
  • 100 meters 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
  • Wind conditions: can be windy
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