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AGIOS PETROS, ANDROS, CYCLADES

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Activities: Windsurf, SUP
Popularity: Moderate
Style: Freeride, Freestyle, Slalom
Level: Intermediate, Good, Specialist

This is the island’s largest beach, with a soft golden sand merges into the crystalline waters of the sea.



Best Months: June, July, August
Medium Months: January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December
Wind Type: Thermal Winds, Frontal Winds
Best Direction: NE, E
Main Direction: N, NE, NW
Worst Direction:
Wind Factor: 17-21 knots (5 bft), 22-27 knots (6 bft)
Main Wind Direction: Offshore
Blowing at: Morning, Midday, Afternoon
Wave Tack:

Quite exposed to the wind.


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Type: Flat
Quality: Crystal Clear
Depth: Shallow (walking several steps not to step on)
Seabed: Sand, Stones
Attention:

There are swimming areas and the entrance to the sea is marked by buoys.

Type: Sand
Size: Big
Bathers Period: June, July, August
Bathers: Average
Shade: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Attention:

Sloping softly into the sea, the beach is an ideal place for children as well as for tourists. It has become the main attraction of the village.

GPS Google Maps: 37.87922, 24.75228

Access to Agios Petros:

The best option to get around Andros is to hire a car (there are 3 rental agencies in Andros). Of course, there are frequent bus schedules to all the main destinations in Andros. Also you can call a taxi from the port.

The distance from Gavrio to Agios Petros Spot is 3 km and can be covered in 10-minute walk or a 2-minute drive; next to the main road leading from Batsi to Gavrio, shortly after the “Chryssi Ammos” (Golden Beach). Get there also by bus.


Access to Andros:

Arrival by Airplane: Andros does not have its own airport. If you are coming to Andros from the International Airport of Athens, in Spata, you can use the Green Public Bus (KTEL of Attica) to the port of Rafina. The bus departs from the Arrivals Level, between Gates 2 and 3, just opposite the hotel of the airport (Sofitel). The distance is 10 km (20 minutes). Otherwise you can catch a taxi to Rafina Port. Then travel to Andros by ferry boat.

Arrival by Ferry/Boat: A ferry to Gavrio, the main port of Andros located in the northwest side of the island, departs from the port of Rafina, on the northern side of Athens. There is no ferry to Andros from Piraeus, the main port of Athens. Rafina is the closest port to the International Airport of Athens. The ferry takes 2 hours to reach Gavrio.

There are daily ferries all year round, but schedules are more frequent in summertime (1-2 daily during winter and up to 6 in the summer). Andros is also connected with other Cyclades Islands by ferry boat, including Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Syros, and Tinos.

Arrival by Car, Moto, Camper Van: By private car via Attica Avenue in the direction of Markopoulo, exiting at the sign that says Rafina. Drive along Marathonos Avenue until you reach Rafina. The distance from Athens to Rafina is 32 km.

Arrival by Bus: You can reach Rafina Port by Suburban KTEL bus from the Green Park in Athens.



  • Windsurf Lessons Windsurf Lessons
    Open from 10.00am till 20.00pm

  • Windsurf Rental Windsurf Rental

  • Kitesurf Lessons Kitesurf Lessons

  • Kitesurf Rental Kitesurf Rental

  • Surf Lessons Surf Lessons

  • Surf Rental Surf Rental

  • SUP Rental SUP Rental

  • Storage Storage

  • Repair Repair

  • Washing Washing

  • Rescue Rescue

  • Equipment Store Equipment Store

  • Events Events

  • Parking Parking
    There is ample space for parking
  • Toilet Toilet

  • Shower Shower

  • Beach facilities Beach facilities
    it’s fully organized with sunbeds & umbrellas

  • Food Food
    Beach bar, Family taverns

  • Market Market
    Supermarkets, Bakeries, Butcher shops & Grocery stores in the area

  • Acommodations Acommodations

  • Nightlife Nightlife

  • Internet Access Internet Access

  • Medical Center Medical Center
    Pharmacies in Gavrio, Medical Center in Andros (Chora) 30 km away

  • Other Facilities Other Facilities
    Watersports





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