Amorgos is surrounded by crystal clear blue and turquoise sea, the waters that gave the name to the movie “The Big Blue” by Luc Besson. Amorgos has a lot of nice beaches from sandy, pebble, rocky… and if you like walking you can find your on little private beach where you can be totally alone.
The beach of Aegiali: A long sandy beach in the middle of Aegiali bay on the north part of Amorgos island. The beach has shade under the trees and shallow water suited for small children. Along the beach walk there are tavernas, bars and cafes and a few minutes walk takes you to the village centre where you will find supermarkets and other facilities.
Levrossos beach: Sandy beach just 20 minutes walk from Aegiali on the north part of Amorgos. It is also possible to go by the small transfer boat from Aegiali port every 20 minutes during high season or by car, the parking is 200 m from the beach. The beach is one of the nicest in the area and have a taverna just by the beach. You can also walk further on to 2 smaller beaches Psiliamos or Xoklakas, no facilities.
Psiliamos beach: Sandy beach in Aegiali bay on the north part of the island. It’s 45 minutes walk from the port of Aegiali but in the high season it’s also possible to go by the small transfer boat from Aegiali port every 20 minutes. You can also go by car to Levrossos beach and then walk 30 minutes to reach the beach. Take with you drinks and food because it has no facilities nearby.
Xoklakas beach: Pebbled beach in Aegiali bay on the north part of the island. It’s 50-60 minutes walk from the port of Aegiali but in the high season it’s also possible to go by the small transfer boat until Psiliamos from Aegiali port every 20 minutes and walk 10 minutes to Xoklakas. You can also go by car to Levrossos beach and then walk 40 minutes to reach the beach. Take with you drinks and food because it has no facilities nearby.
Walking path Tholaria – Mikri Glifada beach: You start from the village of Tholaria and walk to the ravine of Mikri Glifada where you can be alone and swim in the clear waters.
Tripiti beach: A nice pebbly beach with clear waters about 2 km outside the bay of Aegiali. There is no sign so you need to go or drive slowly pass to find it. Take with you drinks and food because it has no facilities nearby.
Walking path Aegiali or Asfontilitis – Xalara beach: The walk starts in Aegiali throw the village of Potamos and to the beautiful cliffs of Xalara. A walk which leads you to one of the most quiet places on Amorgos with beautiful crystal clear waters.
Agios Pavlos Beach: Pebble beach in the north part of the island 5 km from Aegiali bay. The water is calm and clear and it’s a good fishing spot. You can also take one of the small transfer boats that leaves every hour to Nikouria island with its 3 sandy beaches.
You can go there by car and there is a tavern very close to the beach.
Nikouria beach: Nikouria is a small uninhabited island which is very close to Agios Pavlos, 5 km from the port of Aegiali. There are 3 nice sandy beaches and the water is calm and clear, a very good fishing spot. You can take the small transfer boats that leaves every 30 minutes from Agios Pavlos. There are no shade so it’s good to bring an umbrella. On the main beach there is a bar for snacks and drinks.
Agia Anna beach: The pebbly and rocky beach is just down from the monastery of Hozoviotissa outside Chora. You can go there by car or walk about 30-40 minutes down from the monastery. Agia Anna offers you deep blue and crystal clear water. This is the famous beach of Amorgos where scenes of the movie “Big Blue” have been filmed. You need to take drinks and food with you as there is no facilities nearby.
Maltezi beach Katapola: The sandy beach is situated northwest of Katapola from where you can reach it with small transfer boat or you can walk there in about 30 minutes. The sea here is bluish green and the sand is fine. Take with you drinks and food because there are no facilities here and an umbrella for shade is advisable.
Mouros beach: Mourou is an amazing pebble beach beyond everyone’s expectations, situated near the villages of Vroutsi. The waters are crystal clear and you can discover the underwater caves in the far end of the beach by swimming. On top of the mountain beside the parking is a taverna and cafe/bar with fantastic view over the archipelagos.
Ammoudi beach: A small and lovely sandy beach near the village of Arkesini. It has white sand and deep blue waters. Facilities for tourists are rare so it is advisable to bring ones own food and drinks.
Kato Kambos beach: Kato Kambos beach is near the settlement of Kolofana and is pretty scenic gulf with fine sand and numerous rocks strewn across the sandy expanse. There is also a little nice chapel you can visit which is built right on the edge of the seashore. Facilities for tourists are rare so it is advisable to bring ones own food and drinks.
Paradisi beach: Paradisia beach is 10 kilometres from Chora and can be reached by car. It is a beautiful small sandy beach with some pebbles and crystal clear waters. Basic tourist amenities are practically absent here and it is advisable to carry ones own necessities.
Kalotaritissa beach: Kalotaritissa beach is a fairly long beach located in the southern portion of Amorgos Island and you reach it by car. It’s a charming little bay with sandy beach and a numerous of fishing boats are anchored here. There is one small beach cafe on the far end of the beach.