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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...

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...

Volunteers Clear Plastic from Greek Beaches (video)

Greece is famous for its myriad golden beaches, but anti-garbage campaigners are mobilizing to sweep up a deluge of plastic which is ruining some of the country's greatest assets. Thirty volunteers from Plastic Free Greece recently went to Kavouri beach...

Lesvos' Top 5 Beaches

The island of Lesvos -- Greece's third-largest -- remains a strong draw for international tourists, with pre-booking data from Germany, Russia and Denmark suggesting visitors are still planning to visit the Aegean this year. Lesvos itself, due to its size,...

Top 50 List of Beaches in the World Includes Two in Greece

A new list from Flight Network of the 50 top beaches in the world includes two Greek beaches, Elafonissi beach on the island of Crete and Navagio beach in Zakynthos Island. Elafonissi has long been famed for the stunning...

Luxury Yacht Sinks Off the Coast of Mykonos

Locals and tourists on the Greek island of Mykonos came across a strange scene, when a luxury yacht started sinking in the island’s crystal clear waters. The boat was located between Mykonos’ most famous beaches Psarou and Platis Gialos, both of...

Greece's Most Pristine Beaches in Photos

Sapounohoma Beach - Ios "Sapounohoma," situated at the west part of the Greek island of Ios, is a fantastic small beach with plenty of sand, a few small pine trees and a tiny church, that you can only reach by sea. Milokopi Beach...

Greece Ranks 3rd Worldwide in 'Blue Flag' Beaches

395 Greek beaches and nine marinas won the international quality Blue Flag award this year, putting Greece in third place worldwide among 50 countries, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF). The announcement was made during a...