About Achata Beach is one oft the nicest beaches in Karpathos. The beach is surrounded from impressing walls. There are many possibilities for new climbs, from easy alpinist climbs to hard boulders. There are many new Routes in 2010!
Access From Karpathos Town (Pigardia) to Aperi; shortly before Aperi there is al small bridge (one-way); directly after the bridge right and follow the sings to Achata Beach.
Approach At the last bend there is a small way to the wall. You will need good shoes, there are many thorns on the plants!
Approach to sector “backdoor” and “boat or goat” Since 2010 there are many new climbs at achata beach and it´s not so easy to reach all of them. The new sectors “backdoor” and “boat or goat” have many nice new paths. Especially “boat or goat” is excellent easy toprope rock climbing in great atmosphere. To reach “boat or goat” you have to go to the sector “backdoor” (via sector “on the left”, then follow the ledge on the left). From the fixpoint on “backdoor” you have to abseil 1 or 2 pitch to the ground.