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The best 8 beaches of Greece!

Greek beaches – crystal clear waters, unique shades of blue and green, golden sands, idyllic sunsets, wild beauty, diverse character, shells and pebbles of incomparable beauty are just a few of the things that come to mind when we hear these two words. Let’s see in which of the 8 magical beaches of Greece you will live your own summer this year.

Balos, Chania

Balos is not just a beach, but a masterpiece of nature that has starred in hundreds of magazines around the world and has been adored by thousands of tourists who visit it every year. This exotic paradise has been included in the Natura 2000 protection network, the unique pink shade of the sand is due to the crushed shells while the turquoise waters invite you to dive. The breathtaking view is well worth the slight inconvenience you are going to suffer if you choose to go by car, but don’t miss it because it is one of the most beautiful sunsets you will see.

Navagio, Zakynthos

A beach that is impossible to miss from the list, it is probably the most famous beach in the country and this is due to the characteristic shipwreck there. The steep white rocks, the turquoise waters, the white sand, the millions of pebbles and the imposing wreck as if an artist had put it there makes it unique. It is the place where you will see every shade of blue!

Elafonisi, Chania

If you want to add some color to your summer dives then you should definitely visit Elafonisi, blue-green waters, white sand, a beach that has also joined the Natura 2000 network. During summer, the organized part of the beach is fully crowded, but don’t be put off because there are plenty of small coves that are perfect for private swimming.Don’t forget your camera, as the place offers an ideal setting for endless photo shooting.

Voutoumi, Antipaxoi

A miniature of the Caribbean, a beach that looks like a very elegant painting. It is considered the hidden secret of the Antipaxoi. Its pale sand, all-white pebbles, deep emerald-colored pine trees and its azure swimming pool-like waters fascinate visitors from all over the world. The beach is not organized but has exactly what you need to feel like you are in an earthly paradise. Enjoy in complete tranquility this unique natural wealth and images that will leave you speechless. Its shallow waters are ideal if you travel with children. Most of its visitors approach it either by sailing or by boat.

Sarakiniko, Milos

No matter how many photos you have seen on Instagram or in fashion magazines, what you will see in person is definitely not comparable. The smooth white rocks behind which the eponymous Saracen pirates hid, the unique shade of blue and the half-buried wreck with its well-hidden treasures create a wild, atmospheric setting that awaits you to explore and if you’re lucky you’ll see the most unique full moon from Sarakiniko.

Voidokoilia, Messinia

Voidokoilia beach, which is included in the Natura 2000 network, is one of the most important wetlands in Europe. Its blue-green waters and the idyllic scenery you see will make you want to spend a relaxing day at the beach, but it would be a shame to miss the mythical cave of Nestor, so make sure you take the path behind the dunes that leads to the cave.

Simos, Elafonisos

The image of this beach is unreal, twin sandy beaches joined in a narrow strip of land the unique marriage of land and sea. Here you find natural sand dunes that exceed 10 meters, transparent waters, emerald shades, red corals and a cedar forest that adds green tones to the landscape. The ideal time to be in this fairytale place is the time of sunrise, but also the nights when there is a full moon.

Myrtos, Kefallonia

It has been awarded several times and has been described as one of the most impressive beaches in Europe. The first thing that will captivate you is the view it offers from above. Here the photos never stop, even the last corner of Myrtos has something that manages to enchant you. Going down you face the exotic waters with the enchanting colors, in the shallows they are almost transparent green and as you go inwards the shades of blue alternate. The coast is covered with very fine white pebbles and at the edge of the beach there is a cave with its own beach.

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