Afandou Bay (Paralia Afantou)

Greece, South Aegean, Rhodes

Afandou Bay - Greece, South Aegean, Rhodes


Afandou Bay is a long, sandy beach located on the east coast of Rhodes, Greece. The beach stretches for approximately 4 kilometers and boasts crystal clear blue waters


Afandou Bay has many amenities including beach umbrellas, sun loungers, and showers. Additionally, there are lifeguards on duty during the summer months, and bathroom access is available. Dogs are allowed on the beach, but they must be kept on a leash.


Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing


There is a large parking lot available near Afandou Bay, and parking is free of charge. Visitors can easily access the beach from the parking lot by walking a short distance.

Fun Fact

Fun fact about Afandou Bay is that the beach takes its name from the nearby village of Afandou, which is well-known for its traditional pottery and olive oil production.


Afandou Bay has several nearby attractions, including the Afandou Golf Course, which is one of the best golf courses in Greece. Visitors can also take a short boat ride to explore the nearby Anthony Quinn Bay, which is named after the famous Hollywood actor.


There are several restaurants nearby, including Tsampikos Taverna, which serves delicious Greek cuisine, and Manolis Taverna, which offers fresh seafood.


Visitors can choose from several nearby hotels, including the Afandou Beach Hotel, which is located right on the beach and offers stunning sea views. The nearby Afandou Bay Resort Suites is another great option, offering luxurious accommodations and easy access to the beach.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 80/100

Afandou Bay provides free parking at the entrance, although spaces are limited. Visitors can also find street parking nearby for easy access to the beach.

No, Afandou Bay does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

Afandou Bay is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

Afandou Bay boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

Restrooms are conveniently available on or adjacent to the beach at Afandou Bay.

No, Afandou Bay maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

Afandou Bay has multiple food options near or on the beach, including restaurants and beach vendors.

Afandou Bay is a good place to Hiking

Afandou Bay does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

Yes, bring your dog with you to Afandou Bay!

Afandou Bay is not generally considered to be good for surfing.