The west side of Paleochora features the long sandy beach of Pachia Ammos which is Paleochora’s main beach, just a 3′ walk from the centre.

Pachia Ammos (ie Thick Sand) is a fully organised beach with many facilities within easy reach.

The sandy beach has shallow waters and is therefore ideal for families.
It offers many activities for children. The waters are warmer than the cooler ones of pebbly beaches.
Pachia Ammos when windy is favored by windsurfing and kite surfing lovers.

Pachia Ammos beach and its promenade are mostly lively in the mornings till sunset.
In summertime there are many breakfast cafes lined on the beach.
Sunsets are utterly beautiful and relaxing at a cafe or the beach, definitely worth it!


Umbrellas, sunbeds, showers, lifeguard, water sports, beach bar, cafes, restaurants, taverns, bakery, accommodation.

How to get to Pachia Ammos

Pachia Ammos beach is just a 3-minute walk from the centre of Paleochora.


Pachia Ammos when windy is favored by windsurfing lovers.
The beach has shallow waters and is therefore ideal for families.

  • Access By Car/bus/foot
  • Beach Type Sand
  • Depth Shallow
  • Temperature Normal
  • Organised Yes
  • Crowded Normal
  • Natural Shade Little
  • Windy Often
  • Family-friendly Yes
  • Blue Flag Yes

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Need equipment?

Buy mask, sunshine oil, umbrellas, towel, fishing equipment e.t.c.[/minti_imagebox]

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Castello cafe – snack

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Neapolis Studios – Apartments

Spacious and comfortable rooms and apartments, just 15 meters away from the sand. With a balcony and some of them with sea view. Reserve on our website.[/minti_imagebox]

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Anatoli Bakery

Useful for taking away snack, sweets, bread, coffee, ice-creams, light meals, snack, soft drinks, beers e.t.c.[/minti_imagebox]