Greek beaches are undoubtedly some of the best in the world and arguably the best in Europe. They are also recognized by the “Blue Flag” program, which is an environmental awareness and protection program. To be eligible for the “Blue Flag” eco-label, a beach must comply and excel at 33 criteria. Some of the criteria include cleanliness, environmental management/ education/ information, and visitor safety and services.
Greek Beaches | Top Beaches To Visit In Greece
Agathi Beach, Rhodes
On the east coast of the island of Rhodes, Agathi Beach is a beautiful treasure. Also, Agathi Beach is one of Greece’s hidden treasures. The main attraction is the fantastic golden sand, crystal blue waters and the stunning cave to the north of the beach. Here, you can enjoy a bong fire after sunset.
Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia
Located on Kefalonia island, Myrtos Beach is a stunner. It is also the most photographed beach of the island. There are amazing cliffs and deep, exotic waters below. Close by; you can find the village of Assos, which is nothing short of picturesque.
Balos Beach, Crete
Located on the North-Western side of the island of Crete, Balos Beach is nothing short of extraordinary. Think of it as the tiny Caribbean in the midst of the Mediterranean. It is a private beach that you can go to by boat or by a car, through a dirt road.
Navagio Beach, Zante
On Zante island, The Shipwreck Bay (Navagio in Greek) is one of Greece’s secluded beaches that you can only go to by boat. It got its name from a shipwreck from 1983. Also, close by you can find amazing caves to snorkel in.
Lia Beach, Mykonos
One of our favorite beaches on this beautiful island is Lia Beach, if you are looking for a peaceful quite time away from everything, this is a great beach to visit. The water is super crystal clear and calm, this is a great beach for families & couples to relax. People come here to also snorkel and get the best sun for sunbathing.