The beach is of poor quality sand wise, as is all of the west side of the island. However it is a lovely place to lie on your sun bed and dip in and out of the sea as you wish. There is a lovely breeze to cool you down.
This is mainly a kite surfing beach but it also has a segregated bay away from the surfers.
There is a kite shop that looks like it can provide lessons, but we are not kite surfers, but really enjoyed watching them.
Be sure to check out the Kalavarda Sea House Restaurant while you're there. Well worth the money with a...
From my point of view Kalavarda beach it is a nice place to swim! However, given that in Rhodes you can find many other heavenly beaches, Kalavarda is not highly recommended,
At the advantages I could state that is not crowed and you can find the hard beautifulness of the unexplored beaches.
Another great option for people staying near Rhodes town. Close to a picturesque village with the same name, Kalavarda beach is a beautiful sandy beach that does not get so crowded as other "city" beaches in the island. If you are staying in the area, go for it, it's one of the best, if you are staying in Ixia, Faliraki...