Greece has over 6,000 islands and islets and a coastline of nearly 8,500 miles, making choices for the best beaches at a competitive.
And while the people no doubt personal preferences what makes a Greek beach is actually swoon-worthy, the following are checked on their sand, surf, history and hidden places. Happy beaching.
Navagio Beach, Zakynthos
Why we love it: Sheltered by rocks, Navagio is only accessible by boat, and takes its name (“Disaster”) of a ship that ran aground, was abandoned and still rests on the white sand beach today.
Why we love it: Big, sun-bleached rocks eroded by salt water stretching across the sea, and give the impression that you’re standing on the moon.
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Porto Katsiki, Lefkas
Why we love it: Already, visitors can now park at the top of the cliff and walk down 80 steps to the sand at the bottom of this beach translates to “Goat-Gate,” because previously, goats were the only ones who are able to reach the area.
Why we love it: Lalaria is the Greek word for pebbles, which line the beach and give it the name. Just don’t dream of a white pebble house for a souvenir: the Authorities on Skiathos are threatening fines of up to $1,100.
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