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A Break Down of The 10 Best Beaches on Crete (Photos)

Crete is the largest island in Greece and its coastline of 1,046 km or 650 miles makes for some extraordinary beaches. With crystal clear waters and sand in a variety of colors, Crete's beaches are unforgettable - in fact,...

Greece's Most Beautiful Beaches According to Tripadvisor and Paris Match

The list with the ten most beautiful beaches in Greece according to Tripadvisor was published in Paris Match as proposals to its readers. On the top of the list is Elafonissi beach on Crete for its crystal clear and...

Salamina: A Surprising Get-Away from Athens

If you see the above picture and it says that it is from the island of Kefalonia, you would believe it, right? Well, it's not the popular tourist island of Kefalonia, it's the lesser known and visited island of Salamina! Salamina...

Crack Down on Law-Breaking Beach Businesses in Greece

Businesses leasing beach space and providing customers services such as lounge chairs and umbrellas, have over-stepped a few laws while trying to beat out competition and get as many customers as possible. The law in Greece stipulates that businesses need...

'Summerize' App Lets You Reserve Sun Beds Online at Popular Greek Beaches

A new application called Summerize is making summertime activities easier by offering online reservations for sun beds and water sports at dozens of the most popular beaches in Greece. The managing company Differend designed the app to make summertime activities...

Water Quality of Greek Beaches: Find out Which are Unsuitable

A report by the Panhellenic Center of Environmental Studies (PCES) found that just 96 of the 153 most popular beaches of Attica and other surrounding regions were suitable for swimming, whereas studies on the quality of water found that...

430 Greek Beaches Win a Blue Flag for 2016 (interactive map)

The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) announced today the list of beaches and marinas that won a Blue Flag for 2016. This year, Greece was again in third place among 50 countries, regarding awarded beaches. The Chalkidiki municipality came first, with...

4 Best Beaches to Escape Athens

While the temperature rises in Athens during the summer, a rejuvenating dip in the sea after work is exactly what you need in order to cool down. So, slip on your colorful swimsuit, put on your large sunglasses and...

Spectacular Beaches of Rhodes!

Although there has been crisis all over Greece, Rhodes continues to have an increase in summer tourist arrivals in comparison to 2010. The friendliness of the locals, the nightlife, the fairy tale castles, and the spectacular beaches transfix tourists to...