People sunbathing on the rocks in Agia Anna beach at Amorgos island of Greece.

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Agia Anna Beach

Top choice in Amorgos

Agia Anna Beach is tiny and rocky, but with calm waters for swimming and rocks to leap off. It's popular for its starring role in the French film The Big Blue, and is known for its dramatic location and photogenic whitewashed chapel. On the other side of the car park there's a larger, sandy beach.

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