Kalymnos is one of the most beautiful yet unexplored islands of the Dodecanese. Some of the most attractive Kalymnos beaches are Emporio, Myrties, Kantouni, and Massouri, which are organized with sunbeds and umbrellas. Other beaches in Kalymnos are totally secluded and perfect for privacy. You will find below a list with the best beaches in Kalymnos island.
Guide to 15 beaches
Discover our guide to 15 beautiful Kalymnos beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Kalymnos. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: This calm beach is located a bit off the main tourist resorts of the island, on the way to Emporios.
Description: Myrties is a popular beach resort on Kalymnos. The beach is organized and has many tourist facilities.
Description: This is a long beach with soft sand and crystal water. The coast is surrounded by some wild mountains.
Description: The calm beach of Emporios has pebbled and sandy spots. The water is crystal and few tourist facilities surround the beach.
Description: Massouri is a tourist resort on the western side of Kalymnos. Picturesque and calm, Massouri is surrounded by high, impressive rocks.
Description: This is a fine beach resort with calm environment. It is quieter than the other beach resorts of the area.
Description: This is a beautiful unorganized beach between Myrties and Kalymnos. It has black sand and some impressive rocks surround it.
Description: This is a small beach in a walking distance from the city centre, so it gets pretty busy in summer.
Description: This is a small bay on the western side of the island. As it is surrounded by hotels and summer houses, this beach gets busy in summer.
Description: This is a small beach in close distance to Pothia. It has a narrow sandy coast and crystal water.
Description: This nice and calm beach is located on the eastern side of the island. It is not organized and the seabed is pebbled.
Description: Kalamies is a calm and picturesque beach on the northern side of Kalymnos, close to Emporios.
Description: This is a fine sandy beach where some fine taverns and a snack bar are available. This place is nice for scuba diving and snorkeling.
Description: A small and unorganized beach, Agios Soulas is a nice place to relax. It is located in close distance to Pothia.
Description: This is a small cove on the northern side of the island. It is totally remote and can be reached through a paved path from the main road.