Kalotaritisas Bay

Top choice in Amorgos

On the western tip of the island, this is Amorgos' loveliest beach. Yachts and fishing boats bob on the cerulean waters of the protected bay. In July and August, boat trips (€4) run from this sand-and-pebble stretch to the uninhabited island of Krambousa.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Amorgos attractions

1. Wreck of Olympia


Aficionados of Luc Besson's The Big Blue stop here en route to Kalotaritisas Bay to pay homage to the wreck of the Olympia that rests in the shallow…

2. Archaeology Collection

9.04 MILES

Hora's archaeology museum has some interesting pieces excavated on the island, including remnants of the Minoan civilisation that existed on Amorgos more…

3. Windmills

9.13 MILES

On the hill above Hora, the nine Cycladic windmills in various states of repair are a magnificent sight. From the car park at the north end of the village…

4. Agia Anna Beach


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…

5. Moni Hozoviotissis

9.62 MILES

This iconic 11th-century monastery is a dazzling white structure seemingly embedded into the cliff face high above the sea on the precipitous east coast…

7. Finikas Beach

12.12 MILES

Long, narrow sandy beach to the east with calm waters and a taverna.

8. Fanos Beach

12.14 MILES

Narrow strip of white sand to the east, with a beach bar and some discreet naturism at one end.