Kalymnos beaches

Kalymnos Greece 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 secluded and perfect for privacy. You will find below a list of the best beaches in Kalymnos island.
Except for the beaches, there are also many places for sightseeing. Discover the best things to see in Kalymnos.

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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.

Arginonta beach

Arginonta beach

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 15 km north of Pothia
Description: This calm beach is located a bit off the main tourist resorts of the island, on the way to Emporios.
Myrties beach

Myrties beach

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 8 km north west of Pothia
Description: Myrties is a popular beach resort on Kalymnos. The beach is organized and has many tourist facilities.
Kantouni beach

Kantouni beach

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 5 km north west of Pothia
Description: This is a long beach with soft sand and crystal water. The coast is surrounded by some wild mountains.
Emporio beach

Emporio beach

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 24 km north west of Pothia
Description: The calm beach of Emporios has pebbled and sandy spots. The water is crystal and few tourist facilities surround the beach.
Massouri beach

Massouri beach

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 9 km north west of Pothia
Description: Massouri is a tourist resort on the western side of Kalymnos. Picturesque and calm, Massouri is surrounded by high, impressive rocks.
Linaria beach

Linaria beach

Partly Organized, Pebbled
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Location: 6 km north west of Pothia
Description: This is a fine beach resort with calm environment. It is quieter than the other beach resorts of the area.
Platis Yialos beach

Platis Yialos beach

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Location: 7 km north west of Pothia
Description: This is a beautiful unorganized beach between Myrties and Kalymnos. It has black sand and some impressive rocks surround it.
Town beach

Town beach

Partly Organized, Pebbled, Harbor
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Location: In a walking distance from Pothia
Description: This is a small beach in a walking distance from the city centre, so it gets pretty busy in summer.
Melitsahas beach

Melitsahas beach

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Location: 7 km north west of Pothia
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.
Agios Nikolaos beach

Agios Nikolaos beach

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised
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Location: 1 km east of Pothia
Description: This is a small beach in close distance to Pothia. It has a narrow sandy coast and crystal water.
Akti beach

Akti beach

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised
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Location: 7 km east of Pothia
Description: This nice and calm beach is located on the eastern side of the island. It is not organized and the seabed is pebbled.
Kalamies beach

Kalamies beach

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 23 km north west of Pothia
Description: Kalamies is a calm and picturesque beach on the northern side of Kalymnos, close to Emporios.
Lagouna Beach Vlychadia beach

Lagouna Beach Vlychadia beach

Partly Organized, Family Friendly, Pebbled
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Location: 6 km south west of Pothia
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.
Agios Soulas beach

Agios Soulas beach

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised
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Location: 2 km east of Pothia
Description: A small and unorganized beach, Agios Soulas is a nice place to relax. It is located in close distance to Pothia.
Ton Toicho beach

Ton Toicho beach

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised
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Location: 23 km north west of 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.

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