Greek Island Hopping Tipsby Perry Nastos Hostelbay [ Hotels and Ferry Tickets in Greece ]
The very best Greek islands for beach hopping
Beach hopping is a remarkable way to invest in your summer getaway. If you value going swimming and sunbathing all day on various seashores, then beach hopping is your thing. Greece is renowned because of its shorelines, but which islands have top beach locations so you can certainly visit them? You will learn about islands have two characteristics. Firstly, they have got numerous beautiful seashores to choose from since some islands enable you to spend your entire day on 2, 3 or even 4 beaches according to your requirements. Secondly, the distances between those beaches aren't very large so it becomes easy to do beach hopping.
The first three islands (Serifos, Mykonos and Milos) are found in the Cyclades, which means you can incorporate beach hopping with island hopping. You can visit one island after the another due to its close proximity. The other two islands (Zakynthos and Lefkada) are located in the Ionian Sea, also having close distance between them, making it easy to do island hopping there too. All you have to do is reserve your accommodation and ferry tickets and prepare yourself for the best summer escape of your life!
Serifos is a Cycladic island with sandy beaches and turquoise waters. You'll adore its crazy landscape. Most seashores, such a Psili Ammos, are organised, others are partially organised, such as Sykamia and Ganema, with a tavern at the beachfront, where you can taste traditional Greek delicacies, and others aren't organised, nevertheless they offer personal privacy and the best sense of authenticity and beauty, such as Kalo Ampeli and Agios Sostis, which is well-known for the tiny white chapel at the end of the beach.
Mykonos has numerous stunning seashores with emerald waters and fantastic gold sand. Super Paradise, Paradise, Lia, Agios Sostis, Ornos, Ftelia, Kalafatis, Psarou, Panormos, Agios Ioannis are just a few of the impressive locations that in addition to their amazing scenery offer touristic facilities that remind of luxury resorts. Beach bars, hotels by the ocean, beach night clubs with top notch DJ's and partying all day long, chic restaurants with various cuisines, such as Italian, Japanese, French and Peruvian, create a remarkable atmosphere.
Milos is the best island for beach hopping. You want believe the number, but in Milos one can explore more than 70 beaches! Beach hopping in Milos is the only real solution if you wish to visit the most amazing beaches in a 2 week period. Milos offers a great landscape variety since some of them are colourful (Firiplaka and Firopotamos), others are with volcanic lunar surroundings and imposing stones (Sarakiniko, Kleftiko, Papafragkas), you can even find white fine sand and crystal waters (Achivadolimni, Agia Kiriaki, Plathiena, Alogomandra, Gerontas), or choose a secluded one like the spectacular Tsigkrado.
Zakynthos has of course one main reason to be proud: the renowned Shipwreck beach, which is among the finest beach locations in Greece. It has additionally other evenly beautiful long sandy beaches with turquoise waters, such as Laganas, Kalamaki, Agios Nikolaos, Tsilivi, Limni Keriou and Marathonisi. All are organised with various touristic facilities, such as sunbeds, umbrellas, cafeterias, restaurants, where you can try water sports. Plus, you might take a glimpse of the caretta-caretta, the renowned sea turtle that has found refuge on the island. Look carefully as these beautiful creatures might be swimming around!
Lefkada has numerous amazing seashores with lush greenery, emerald waters and white fine sand. A few of them are organised, such as Kathisma, Agiofili and Nidri, however the most impressive and well worth visiting beaches will be the remote bays of Egremni, Mylos and Porto Katsiki with amazingly blue waters and impressive cliffs that appear to be like a living a painting.
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