The sandy beach of Rafina, some 600 meters long is situated within the homonymous settlement, just beside the port of Rafina, at the South. The beach is found some 27 kilometers eastern to the center of Athens. It is a beach pretty well protected both from the northern and from the southern winds.
Several accommodation facilities are available close to the beach, as well as to the neighboring settlements of Artemida (Loutsa), Nea Makri and other summer resorts. The small town of Rafina, extended around the port and in the inland offers many alternatives for nice food and for entertainment and nightlife; you will find several music bars, coffee bars and haunts for young people.
The beach is not organized, but as it is found in the town and by the port, it is ideal for a quick dive.
In case of emergence you may address to the pharmacies of Rafina; the town has also a Police Station and a Port Authorities’ Station.
Access is easy by the intercity public buses (KTEL) and by private means (car and motorbikes). During the weekend, you may have difficulties to find a parking, especially in August. If you stay in the town, the beach is accessible also on foot. If you have a boat the marina of Rafina is available for mooring and for any supplies necessary for your vessel.