Greece plays host to a number of the most scenic and picturesque beaches in the world. The staggering range of beaches makes it difficult to narrow it down. What is your favourite activity when visiting a beach: something for the kids, some volleyball, a beauty spot for a party or a perfect place to swim? Each island offers a lot of beaches so here are 4 top choices.
(photo by: Berit Watkin)
Agios Georgios Beach in Naxos
So, how about choosing one of the fine beach hotels in Naxos just a stone throw away from the glorious sand beach of Agios Georgios. You can bask on the golden sands or go for a cool swim in the crystal clear blue ocean.
Milopotamos Beach on Ios
Do you like to stretch out and just sigh as you relax? Then, how about the soft sands of Milopotamos Beach with a vast stretch of sheltered luxury for the holiday maker who just wants to relax like a sloth or take a swim. The beach offers a number of taverns and cafes. For the sporty types, there are water sports available.
Myrtos Beach in Kefalonia
Does a day out viewing white cliffs and crystal water ending with a beautiful sunset excite you? The Myrtos beach puts the ‘exotic’ into this incredibly scenic beach in Greece. In fact, many say it is one of the most dazzling and picturesque beaches globally. Here, you can take a walk along the white pebbles or take a dip in the clear waters.
Red Beach on Santorini
12km south-west of Fira, the Santorini capital, view the breathtaking scenery of the red beach of Santorini and incredible volcanic rock. You can see the stone-washed walls of various hotels. There are plenty of beach hotels in Fira, Greece. Come here if you wish to experience a true hot desert climate.
Experience the wonders of the white sands of these beaches in Greece. Go take in the scenery, take a plunge in the crystal waters. Which beach grabs your eyes as you marvel at the sights laid out?