Beaches

No trip to Greece is complete without a visit to Athens’ & Attica’s beaches, known as the Riviera of Attica. The perfect day at the beach is never far with a host of Blue Flag certified beaches conveniently located by your hotel!

Find the beach in Athens & Attica, that suits your style with this guide

Blue Flag Beaches 2018

Marathonas Municipality: Brexiza, Schinias/Karavi
Spata-Artemis Municipality: Diastavrosi, Limni
Markopoulo-Mesogeas Municipality: Avlaki
Saronikos Municipality: Lagonissi 1-Grand Beach/Grand Resort Lagonissi, Lagonissi 2-Mediterraneo/Grand Resort Lagonissi, Lagonissi 3-Kochylia/Grand Resort Lagonissi, Mavro Lithari/Eden Beach
Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni Municipality: Asteras Vouliagmenis/Astir Beach Vouliagmenis, Varkiza, Voula A, Vouliagmeni
Glyfada Municipality: Asteras Glyfadas (new entry 2019), Glyfada, Glyfada A, Glyfada B
Aegina Municipality: Agia Marina
Poros Municipality: Askeli/Nea Egli
Kythira Municipality: Kakia Lagada, Kapsali

Place:
Aegina
Agistri
Athens
West Suburbs
North Suburbs
East Suburbs
South Suburbs
Piraeus
Poros
Spetses
Hydra
Kythera & Antikythera
Salamina

Agia Marina Beach

Aegina

With a direct boat connection to Piraeus, Agia Marina is one of the main tourist resorts on the...

Agios Kosmas

South Suburbs

Easily accessed from the seaside avenue, this beautiful sandy beach provides a number of...

Alyki

Poros

Alyki is located on the Peloponnese mainland. This sandy strip abuts the Alyki lagoon and is...

Aponissos Beach

Agistri

On the south-west side of the island, beyond the lake, you can visit Aponissos and its...

Artemida Beach

East Suburbs

The bustling village of Artemida is home to one of the most popular family beaches in the area....

Askeli

Poros

Askeli is Poros’s most popular beach thanks to its fine sand and sparkling water. It is located...

Askeli Beach

Poros

The beach is large, well organised and easily accessible, with golden sand and crystal-clear...

Asteria Beach

Glyfada, South Suburbs

This multi-level private beach provides deck chairs, umbrellas, dressing rooms and showers....

Avlaki Beach

East Suburbs, Porto Rafti

Only four kilometres south of Porto Rafti, Avlaki is an exquisite Blue Flag beach with easy...

Avlemonas Beach

Kythera & Antikythera

This tiny rocky cove in the centre of the picturesque village of Avlemonas is a favourite...

Batis

South Suburbs

Batis Beach and nearby Edem Beach are both located on the promenade along the Paleon Faliron...

Bisti Beach

Hydra

The most beautiful beach on the island is located on its southernmost tip at Bisti cove....

Brauron Beach

East Suburbs

Located near the archaeological site of the same name, Brauron is ideal for short family excursions....

Diakofti Beach

Kythera & Antikythera

Diakofti has all the features of a traditional beach, such as shallow blue waters and white sand....

Dragonera Beach

Agistri

The most popular local sites on the island are the Small Dragonera and Big Dragonera beaches,...

Eginitissa Beach

Aegina

The small Eginitissa beach lies near the village of Perdika on the southern edge of Aegina....

Erotospilia Beach

East Suburbs, Porto Rafti

Well known to locals and tourists alike as the 'Cave of Love', this organised beach offers...

Firi Amos

Kythera & Antikythera

Unique reddish sand and crystal-clear water characterise Firi Amos, the second largest beach on...

Flisvos Beach

Palaio Faliro, South Suburbs

Used by local residents, this beach's easy access makes it a good option for a swim in the city....

Halikiada Beach

Agistri

The most popular local sites on the island are the Small Dragonera and Big Dragonera beaches,...

Halkos Beach

Kythera & Antikythera

Located at the southern end of the island, Halkos beach is a free, family-friendly destination....

Hamolia

East Suburbs, Porto Rafti

This free beach near Brauron offers easy access, a relaxing atmosphere and a special area...

Kaiki Beach

Spetses

Kaiki beach has umbrellas and deck chairs, a bar, restaurant, water sports venue and even iPads...

Kaki Thalassa

East Suburbs, Keratea

With lifeguards and easy access by car, Kaki Thalassa is definitely the perfect location for...

Kaladi Beach

Kythera & Antikythera

Separated into three sections, this idyllic little cove is highlighted by shimmering green...

Kalipso

Poros

This sand beach is located on a small cove in the bend between Mikro Neorio and Megalo Neorio....

Kamini Beach

Hydra

Though sea taxis will get you there quickly, we highly recommend the walk along the beautiful...

Kanali

Poros

Closest beach to Poros Town, Kanali is a sandy strip just off the small bridge linking Sphairia...

Kanali Beach

Poros

The beach offers easy access and plenty of choices for lodging and shopping....

Kapsali Beach

Kythera & Antikythera

This beautiful sandy beach at the seaside village of Kapsali is located below Hora, the...

Karavi Beach

East Suburbs

Yet another Blue Flag locale, Karavi Beach covers 100 square metres and offers a full range of...

Kavouri Beach

South Suburbs

With its easy access, rich green landscape, pristine water and idyllic little cove, this is a...

Kobonada Beach

Kythera & Antikythera

Kobonada beach is easily accessible and the ideal place to relax and enjoy an endless view of...

Lagada Beach

Kythera & Antikythera

Its sandy shore and crystal-clear waters make this Blue Flag beach one of the most popular on...

Lagonissi Beach

East Suburbs

Combining crystal-blue water and an idyllic landscape, Grand Beach offers plenty of amenities....

Legrena

South Suburbs

Resembling an island beach, Legrena is another of Attica’s most beautiful seaside locales....

Ligoneri Beach

Spetses

With a view of the Peloponnese shoreline, this free beach is perfect for a leisurely swim....

Limnionas

Salamina

A small idyllic bay, this beach is covered with pebbles, but slopes into a sandy bottom....

Loubarda Beach

East Suburbs

Fine sand and shallow, blue-green waters characterise the picturesque beach of Loubarda....

Love bay

Poros

This pretty pine-shaded cove is one of Poros’s best-loved beaches for romance and fun. The...

Mandraki Beach

Hydra

Next to the old port of Hydra is Mandraki Beach, its clean sandy shoreline complemented by deep...

Marathonas Beach

Aegina

Located near the village of the same name, Marathonas beach is just four kilometres south of...

Mareza Beach

Agistri

Though Mareza is not technically a beach, it is nevertheless the perfect place for a swim....

Megalo Neorio

Poros

There are several great swimming spots along the beach at Megalo Neorio, which also boasts a...

Megalohori Beach

Agistri

Although there are many fine swimming beaches in Megalohori, the capital of the island, the...

Melidoni

Kythera & Antikythera

Melidoni beach offers pristine sand, clear water and a terrific view of the islet of Hytra....

Mikro Neorio

Poros

This is cozy, shallow inlet is the first beach west of the small bridge. There’s a refreshment...

Mikro Neorio

Poros

This is cozy, shallow inlet is the first beach west of the small bridge. There’s a refreshment...

Monastiri

Poros

This beach sits just beneath the Zoodohos Pigi Monastery at the end of the Askeli road. There’s...

Moni Beach

Aegina

The islet of Moni, opposite Perdika, can be reached by sea taxi or private vessel in just eight...

Nea Makri

East Suburbs

Just 32 kilometres northeast of Athens, the large, organised beach at Nea Makri offers easy...

Paleopoli

Kythera & Antikythera

Ideal for water-skiing, surfing, and other water sports, this ultra-popular free beach offers...

Perdika Beach

Aegina

Located on the southeastern side of Aegina, the small, sandy beach in the village of Perdika...

Platia Amos

Kythera & Antikythera

With easy access and an extensive shoreline, this is the ideal destination for families and...

Portes Beach

Aegina

Portes, a picturesque village on the eastern side of the island, is home to a serene beach with...

Porto Germeno

West Suburbs

Located 70 kilometres from Athens, in the western part of Attica, Corinthian Bay is home to...

Psatha

West Suburbs

With the pines of Mount Pateras dominating the background, Psatha Beach is one of the best...

Psili Ammos

Salamina

A spectacular beach boasting white sand, clear, shallow waters and salt cedars....

Russian bay

Poros

The island’s western-most beach is marked by the ruins of the Russian Navy’s Mediterranean base...

Saterli

Salamina

A small beach with dark pebbles and a scenic waterfront tavern for ouzo and seafood....

Schinias Beach

East Suburbs, Marathonas

Two kilometres from the Port of Rafina is Kokkino Limanaki, one of the busiest beaches in the area....

Selinia

Salamina

This organised beach with small pebbles and azure waters lies in front of the homonymous summer...

Skala Beach

Agistri

Located on the left side of the port of Skala, this shallow-water beach is usually filled with...

Sounion Beach

East Suburbs

With an exquisite view of the Temple of Poseidon, Sounion Beach also offers divers myriad...

Souvala Beach

Aegina

Next to the little harbour in Souvala is a beautiful sandy beach with clear blue water....

Sparayario

Kythera & Antikythera

Located at the bottom of a steep gorge, this beach is truly isolated and ideal for relaxation...

Thymari Beach

South Suburbs

Located just beyond Palea Fokea, the beautiful, sandy Thimari Beach is easy to get to via a...

Vagonia Beach

Poros

Vagonia is a lovely pebbly beach, with clear waters and a beautiful pine forest as a backdrop....

Vayionia

Poros

Vayionia, on the island’s north coast with a full view of Attica’s coast, forms the base of a...

Vlyhada

Kythera & Antikythera

Covered by fine sand and pebbles, getting to this beach is easiest by boat or by swimming from...

Vlyhos Beach

Hydra

This small beach offers crystal-blue waters, beach umbrellas, deck chairs and multiple food and...

Votsalakia Beach

Piraeus

Votsalakia beach offers locals and visitors an opportunity to cool down, while viewing the...

Vouliagmeni Beach

South Suburbs

Easily accessible from Poseidonos Avenue, Vouliagmeni Beach is the first choice for many Athenians....

Xylokeriza Beach

Spetses

Xylokeriza is an organised beach ideal for swimming that can be easily accessed by land or boat....

Yabanaki Beach

South Suburbs

With a beach of fine sand and shallow blue water you can choose to shop, dine or enjoy the beach....