Best Amorgos Beaches
Amorgos is famous for its gorgeous beaches and pure waters. These fantastic waters in Amorgos Greece were chosen by director Luc Besson as scenery for the principal scenes of his movie, The Big Blue. There are many beaches in Amorgos. The most popular one is Aegiali beach as the little village of the same name offer facilities such as hotels & restaurants. One of the most beautiful ones is Mouros beach but it is not easily accessible as you need to walk down a 10-minute path to reach the beach. You will find some sea caves there and even swim in them! If you stay in the village of Katapola, note that there is a small boat that takes you to some beautiful beaches such as Maltezi beach.
Nudism is practiced on some beaches of Amorgos.
You will find below a list of the best beaches on Amorgos island.
Location: 12 km south west of Chora
Description: Like in almost every beach of Amorgos, the waters are crystal clear and the ambience is lovely.
Location: 10 km north east of Chora
Description: Agios Pavlos is a beautiful, sandy beach that doesn't get that popular as the other two main beaches of Amorgos, Katapola and Aegiali.
Location: Opposite Agios Pavlos beach
Description: This small island is uninhabited and provides calm bays for swimming.
Location: 15 km north east of Chota
Description: Aegiali is the second most popular beach resort of Amorgos, after Katapola, however it keeps its authenticity. The beach is long and sandy.
Location: 9 km west of Chora
Description: A picturesque and secluded beach in close distance to Katapola. Totally unorganized, this is a great place to relax.
Location: 3 km from Chora
Description: At a 20 minutes walk from the monastery of Hozoviotissa, the pebble beach of Agia Anna offers its deep blue and crystal clear water.
Location: 16 km north from Chora
Description: Levressos is a beautiful beach close to the cove of Aegialis, on the northern side of Amorgos. This is a sandy beach with crystalline water and mostly known as the favorite spot of nudists.
Location: 20 km south east of Chora
Description: This is a small secluded beach on the southern side of the island. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy pure privacy.
Location: 13 km south west of Chora
Description: Ammoudi is a small secluded beach located in the southeast part of the island.
Location: 10 km south west of Chora
Description: This is a small, secluded beach that can be reached on foot from Katapola. A perfect place to relax.
Location: 8 km west of Chora
Description: The beach took its name from the small chapel of Agios Panteleimon on the shore. This is a nice place to relax, away from crowds.
Location: 7 km west of Chora
Description: Finikes is a remote beach in a walking distance from the port of Katapola. Totally secluded and surrounded by wild cliffs, Finikes has clean water and no tourist facilities at all.
Location: 18km north east from Chora
Description: This is a rather small and secluded beach offering no tourist facilities like umbrellas and sundecks. It is mostly visited by those who enjoy the peaceful environment away from any crowd.
Location: 6 km west of Amorgos
Description: Katapola has a long and sandy beach that is lined by family hotels and fish taverns. It gets pretty popular in summer.
Location: 4 km from Chora
Description: It is a small beach surrounded by wild cliffs and is located within a walking distance of the monastery of Hozoviotissa and Agia Anna. The beach is also known as Ammoudi and it is a frequent spot for nudists.
Location: 18 km south of Chora
Description: This is a scenic gulf with fine sand and some rocky parts. This secluded coast is perfect to enjoy some privacy.
Location: 20 km south of Amorgos
Description: The small beach of Paradisia is among the most calm and secluded on Amorgos. It is located close to Kalotaritissa.
Location: 18 km north of Chora
Description: Psili Ammos is accessed on foot from Aegialis or by boat due to its remote location. The beach stands out for the crystal clear waters and the natural beauty.
Location: 15 km north east of Chora
Description: This is a rather small beach without umbrellas and sundecks, but with some delicious cafeterias and taverns just above it. Fokiotrypa is covered with sand but at the edge of the shore there are some pebbles.
Location: 9 km west of Chora
Description: Plakes is a secluded beach located in the central part of Amorgos. It is a hidden bay surrounded by imposing rocky cliffs and deep transparent waters.