Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Karpathos is ready to explore

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Karpathos. This city's island views, beaches and seaside draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Seasonal weather in Karpathos

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Karpathos

Travelers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Karpathos has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Karpathos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pigadia Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Amoopi Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Kastelia Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Finiki Beach (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Kira Panagia Beach (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Apella Beach (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)

Traveling to and around Karpathos

Fly into Karpathos (AOK-Karpathos National), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Kasos Island (KSJ), which is 18 mi (28.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Karpathos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 90 holiday lettings near Karpathos. From 10 Houses to 22 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Karpathos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Karpathos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Karpathos. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Monument of Heroic Sailors: 88 holiday lettings
  • Karpathos Surf Club: 83 holiday lettings
  • Port of Diafani: 67 holiday lettings
  • Church of Kira Panagia: 88 holiday lettings
  • Menetes Folk Art Museum: 88 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Karpathos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Karpathos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 10 Houses in Karpathos. Our other popular types of Karpathos holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Karpathos?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Karpathos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.