The beach of Kyra Panagia is among the best places to swim in Karpathos island, Greece. Located on the eastern side, it can be accessed by excursion boat from Pigadia or by car (15 km from Pigadia). The beach took its name from the lovely chapel of Kyra Panagia (Lady Mary), built on the hill just above the bay and offering fantastic view.
The most impressive thing with Kyra Panagia beach in Karpathos is the exotic colour of the water. It is a bliss to swim in those fantastic waters on a hot summer day. The shore in Kyra Panagia beach has white pebbles and sand. Part of the beach is organized with umbrellas and lounge chairs available for rent. In close distance are traditional taverns and Karpathos rooms and studios. This beach gets very popular in high season.