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Beautiful Beaches in Greece
Written by Priyadharshini P on June 15, 2021 Share on

15 Most Beautiful Beaches In Greece That Are Absolutely Stunning

Planning a Greece Trip? So, what comes to your mind when you think of Greece? If it is the beautiful beaches, then you are absolutely right! Greece has got hundreds of incredible beaches from the most popular Mykonos to the lesser know places like Milos. The country is home to astonishing numbers of golden stretches of sand and breathtaking ocean views. There are plenty of beaches you would love to explore and surf in any part of the year. Whether you wanna do the best swims or you want the less populated beaches or to enjoy with huge crowds, here’s our pick of the 15 beautiful beaches in Greece. Never miss visiting these 15 incredible Greece beaches. Keep Reading!

Beautiful Beaches In Greece
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15 Most Beautiful Beaches In Greece

  1. Elafonissi Beach, Crete
  2. Voidokilia Beach, Peloponnese
  3. Porto Katsiki Beach, Lefkada
  4. Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia
  5. Red Beach, Santorini
  6. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos
  7. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos
  8. Mylopotas Beach, Ios
  9. Plaka Beach, Naxos
  10. Platys Gialos, Mykonos
  11. Paleokastritsa, Corfu
  12. Stafylo Beach, Skopelos
  13. Koukounaries Beach, Skiathos
  14. St Paul’s Bay, Rhodes
  15. Faraga Beach, Paros
 

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1. Elafonisi Beach, Crete

Elafonisi Beach, Crete, Beautiful Beaches In Greece
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Elafonisi Beach is situated at the southwestern-most tip of Crete. This beach is one of the pink Greece beaches for its pink-hued sand. It’s actually an island, separated by a shallow lagoon and sandbar. You could witness the fascinating sand, which is tinged pink due to millions of crushed coral and shells. Since it’s on of the best beaches in Crete Greece, you can expect crowds in the summer months. September and October are the best months to visit if you want this pretty pink beach all to yourself. Exciting isn’t it? How could you miss one such nature gem? So, never miss visiting this lovely beach with its tranquil atmosphere and fun-filled atmosphere.

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2. Voidokilia Beach, Peloponnese

Voidokilia Beach is located in Messinia, about two hours from Athens. This beach is famous for its circular shape in the form of the Greek letter omega. As the water swirls across the sands, rainbows shimmer across its surface. Archaeologists believe it was used by King Nestor as a port in ancient times. Witnessing the golden sand stretches and the crystal clear water will bring you an awesome feeling. You can hike to the top of the cliffs above Voidokilia Beach for magnificent views! Are you ready for the best climb? You can get the best scenic pictures here and you would long to spend more time here, one of the best beaches in Greece.

Voidokilia Beach, Peloponnese, Beautiful Beaches In Greece
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3. Porto Katsiki Beach, Lefkada

This beautiful beach in Greece is set against the magnificent backdrop of steep cliffs. You could experience breathtaking views of the majestic oceanic waves from the top. The Porto Katsiki Beach is accessible only by 80 steep steps descending along the cliff. You can feel the worth once you visit this place. You can enjoy various water sport activities and once you reach the sand, you’ll be rewarded with lush vegetation and crystal clear water as far as the eye can see. Are you an adventure junkie? Then this place is the perfect choice for you. An exciting activity that can be done for free is watching the beautiful sunsets and sunrises by the beach!

Porto Katsiki Beach, Beautiful Beaches In Greece
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4. Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia

Myrtos Beach is one of the best and the most beautiful beaches in Greece. It is consistently hailed as the best beach in Greece. It has got everything you would love to explore and enjoy. Myrtos is located between Assos and Argostoli and the beach is backed by steep limestone cliffs which face the deep turquoise Ionian Sea. This beach is definitely for those who want to do more than just laze away under the sun! Never miss exploring this incredible place. This is a paradise you could never miss on your bucket list of places.

Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia, Beautiful Beaches In Greece
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5. Red Beach, Santorini

Greece is full of beautiful beaches, architecture, and lovely tourist spots. Red Beach is one such stunning and surreal beach in Santorini Greece. It is named in such a way due to its red and black volcanic stone and sand. Red beach Santorini Greece is one of Greece’s most unique beaches! You could enjoy visiting the red beach, get sun-kissed, and explore the best water sports here. It’s worth the effort to reach uniquely-colored Kokkini (Red) beach. The earthy cuisines will be lip-smacking and you would surely take beautiful memories from this beach.

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6. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos

As the name says, it’s really a super paradise beach. This is the best place for total relaxation after you attend parties during your trips. Mykonos has plenty of beaches that are perfect for nursing that hangover. It is located approximately 3.5 miles from Mykonos Town. You could enjoy all the conveniences without the hustle and bustle of the beaches closer to town. Also, you can find the best restaurants and boutiques here. Excited, isn’t it? So, never miss these fantastic experiences. Plan your perfect Greece trip and visit all these best beaches in Greece. You could have the best time here.

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7. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos

This beach is also known as Shipwreck Bay beach, is one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. You can get the most incredible and breathtaking views and pictures on this Zakynthos island. The Navagio beach Greece gets its name from a boat that was shipwrecked in 1982. Protected by limestone cliffs on three sides, the beach feels like a secluded paradise, although expect crowds in the high season. You could climb or go by boat. This place is incredibly beautiful and you would love to visit again.

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8. Mylopotas Beach, Ios

Mylopotas Beach is a wonderful beach for having a swim and sunbathing with peace! This beach is very well organized with good options of restaurants and bars. Also, after having fun on the beach you can visit some nearby attractions like Panagia Gremiotissa Church and Odysseas Elytis Theatre. The blues and green hues of this beautiful beach in Greece are just amazing and you should visit it.

Mylopotas Beach, Ios
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9. Plaka Beach, Naxos

Naxos is a great island with a large variety of beaches and one of those beaches is Plaka beach. It is very calm and has a lot of space, crystal water, great sand and a great vibe. It can be super crowded during peak timings and seasons. If you are an adventure freak, participate in Plaka watersports activities and experience some thills! Highly recommend visiting Plaka beach and enjoy.

10. Platys Gialos, Mykonos

Platys Gialos beach is very beautiful and has a good number of tavernas that offer sunbeds along the back. It has golden sand, turquoise water, lifeguards, and so much more. During the afternoon, tavernas pump up their music and you can feel the party vibes here! You can also visit these nearby beautiful sandy beaches in Greece including Paraga Beach, Psaros Beach, and Psarou beach.

Platys Gialos, Mykonos
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11. Paleokastritsa, Corfu

Paleokastritsa is a small picturesque village of Corfu island. It offers you a lot of beautiful views of the blue bay and six sandy and pebbled beaches which are scattered all around the area. You can visit Rovinia Beach, La Grotta Beach, Limni Beach, or Ampelaki Beach and spend quality time. The main beach of Paleokastritsa is a bit small but has a very delightful environment with chilled water and is said to be one of the best beaches in Greece.

12. Stafylos Beach, Skopelos

Stafylos Beach is surrounded by cliffs with pine forest which makes it a beautiful attraction. It is just 5 km away from the capital to Skopelos Town. You can have nice snacks and drinks from the beach bars. You can also visit these nearby attractions and explore – Velanio Beach, Panagitsa of Pyrgos, Asclepieion of Ancient Peparethos, Agios Riginos Monastery, and more.

Stafylos Beach, Skopelos
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13. Koukounaries Beach, Skiathos

It is a perfect 700m long beach and perfect for those who like to walk along the shoreline. One of many features of this beautiful beach in Greece is pine trees which you can use as shade and relax. This place is very crowded at peak times but also very well organized and it is all that you might need. It is a picturesque beach offering great swimming.

14. St Paul’s Bay, Rhodes

St Paul’s Bay is almost entirely enclosed with rocks on every side with very small gaps for boats. This sweet little bay is just perfect for swimming and snorkelling, you can spot many fishes amongst the rocks. There is also a chapel down in the cove of St Paul’s Bay which is a very popular spot for weddings. So, if lucky you can also witness a wedding in greece!

St Paul’s Bay, Rhodes
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15. Faraga Beach, Paros

Around 20 minutes away from Parikia, you can find this rather small gold sand Faraga beach. It is one of the popular and crowded Greece beaches with clean water, a great number of bars, relaxed vibes and more. You can enjoy a laid-back afternoon there with your loved ones and enjoy the fantastic views. Also, you can visit the Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization after relaxing on the beach.

 

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Greece may be a complete package of gorgeous beaches, stunning landscapes, tasty dishes, historical sites, lovely islands, and plenty more. But never miss these best beautiful beaches in Greece on your trip. Have a perfect beach vacation in Greece. So, are you excited about your Greece Trip? Then never miss these beautiful beaches in your bucket-list places. Book your Greece tour package or Greece honeymoon tour package at Pickyourtrail or customize your Greece itinerary based on your needs and requirements. Unwrap Greece with Pickyourtrail!

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