Nea Roda is a beautiful
and picturesque resort with a natural harbor on the coast of Akanthios Gulf. It is the last village before the northern entry to Mount Athos.
The village was formerly called "Provlakas" (meaning: before the groove) because it is located at the place where the Xerxes Canal used to be. A large section of the road from Nea Roda to Ouranopoli goes along the canal axis.
Nea Roda is a refugee village built in 1923 by refugees from the regions of Marmara and Cappadocia. The landscape includes clean sea, broad sandy beaches and many other natural beauties.
The village has a doctor’s office, pharmacy, petrol station, lots of shops, cafes and of course taverns where visitors can taste fresh fish and seafood supplied daily by the fishing boats of the village.
During their stay the visitors can make a trip to Mount
Athos with special boats.
They can also visit the neighboring villages (Ierisso, Ouranopoli) or to go by ferry to the picturesque small island of Ammouliani.
And of course, visitors can enjoy their swim on one of the many beautiful beaches of Nea Roda area, go fishing or try water sports.