The beach of Diakoftis is located in an area called "Afiartis" very close to the airport. It is a part of the southmost cape of the island that is actually a protected wildlife refuge.
How is the road to Diakoftis Beach on Karpathos island?
Reaching the beach is not very easy. The only way there passes by the airport fence and this last part a dirt road that stretches for almost 6 kilometers. Everyone who decides to visit this beach is definitely rewarded by the unique natural beauty and the unique landscape of the area.
How is Diakoftis Beach of Karpathos?
The pure white sand offers to the water a turquoise color similar to that of the exotic tropical destinations. It is not a coincidence that visitors compare it with some Caribbean beaches. It is not an organized beach but it includes some umbrellas and sunbeds. Someone can let them by the local canteen which can offer snacks, water, and beverages during the high season.
Anyway, the smartest and quite recommended choice is to reach the beach with your own equipment as well as food and stay there for the whole day! It is not an exaggeration! For many visitors, Diakoftis is the most beautiful beach on Karpathos island.