Greek beaches

Covid-19 Safety Measures for Greek Beaches Extended Until July 31

  The strict safety measures against the spread of Covid-19 on Greek beaches have been extended until July 31, Deputy Minister of Development and Investments Nikos Papathanasis stated earlier on Thursday. In an earlier interview with ANT1 television, Papathanasis had noted...

How "Public" are Greek Beaches in Reality?

The recent proposed legislation on the use of Greece's shoreline which was brought before the Greek Parliament contained an article - Number 34 - which stipulates that illegal structures for business purposes can be legalized with an appropriate fine. The...

Is This the Best Beach in Greece? (video)

Take a look at this majestic beach in the Greek islet of Chryssi or Gaidouronisi (donkey island). Chryssi, protected as an "area of intense natural beauty", is an uninhabited Greek island approximately 15 kilometers (9 miles) south of Crete close to...

Bella Vraka: The Majestic Greek Beach in Epirus

The landscape looks like it belongs to another place, not mainland Greece. But the Bella Vraka beach in Epirus, washed by the waters of the Ionian Sea, is a place full of splendor and summertime magic. Looking more like an...

Beaches on Greek Island Donousa Makes Forbes' Top 8 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World 2018

When it comes to beaches making it on the "world's best" lists, Greece is no stranger. It should be of no surprise that the small Greek island of Donousa has made the list for Forbes 2018 Top 8 most...

10 Hilarious Things That Set Tourists Apart from Locals at a Greek Beach

When Greeks hit the beach each summer they do it with an effortless finesse. You will see them soaking up the sun and enjoying a day at the beach as if it is second nature for them. Tourists, on...

Did Ancient Greeks 'Go to the Beach'?

Every summer, Greeks flock to the beaches of the Aegean and the Ionian seas to swim, get a tan or chill out in picturesque tavernas or modern beach bars. But what was the relationship of ancient Greeks to the beach?...

European Environment Agency: 96% of Greek Beaches are Excellent for Swimming

The European Environment Agency annual report on clean water beaches, lakes and rivers for swimming, shows that 95.9 percent of Greek waters are considered excellent for swimming. Greece comes fourth in European Union level - after Luxembourg, Malta and Cyprus...

The Wild, Unknown Beaches of Crete (photos)

Visitors to Crete have always been surprised by the wild Mediterranean landscape made up of stunning blue waters, golden beaches, and amazing landscapes. However, this huge land hides many secret places. Among them are the wonderful shores of Agios...

Greece to Restrict Access to Majestic Cretan Beach

Greece is set to impose restrictions on the number of swimmers to protect the environment and avoid congestion on one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece: Elafonisi in Crete. A Presidential decree expected to be issued after the Easter...