Beautiful and Secluded Beaches in Greece

By tanyac, 08 December, 2017

Going on holiday to Greece can be great fun, considering the abundant natural beaches and beautiful coves available in the country. But during holiday season, most of the glamorous beaches and seaside resorts are usually overcrowded. This might not auger well for you if you wish to visit Greece and spend your time in secluded and tranquil environments. But don’t give up just yet, because there are a number of secluded beaches in Greece that can guarantee you the peace and tranquillity you are craving for. 

Here is a list of 5 hidden beaches and coves in Greece that can be worth visiting:

1. Seychelles, Ikaria 

Popularly known as the Jamaica of Aegean Sea, the Seychelles beach’s beauty and dreamy tropical feel is simply awe-inspiring. It’s mainly surrounded by interesting rock formations and also boasts of pristine waters, whose clarity is unmatched. The beach is located just 25 km west of Agios Kirikos and can be accessed via a path that descends along the river bed or via a water taxi. Seychelles simply gives you an opportunity to get away from the crowds and enjoy lounging in the sun, swimming in the warm waters or snorkeling deep into the waters to explore a range of marine life.

2. Chalikiada, Agistri

Chalikiada is a perfect spot for honeymooners and campers who are looking for a quick getaway while on a visit to Athens. This hidden gem is located just one hour from Piraeus Port by boat and is found near the famous Skliri touristic area. It’s endowed with crystal clear waters and is surrounded by intriguing cliffs and beautiful steep green slopes. It can be an ideal place for campers as it’s isolated and almost untouched.

3. Gidaki Beach, Ithaga

Gidaki is a picturesque and tranquil beach that be accessed by boat from Vathy Port or via an adventurous hiking trail. This unspoiled beach consists of white shiny pebbles that create perfect summer scenery for relaxing, especially if you don’t like lying on sand. It also boasts of gentle and crystal clear waters that combine with the splendid backdrop to create a spectacular environment around. Here, you can freely sunbath, swim or take a leisurely walk with your partner. This is simply a paradise that you shouldn’t miss to visit while in Greece.

4. Voutoumi Beach, Antipaxos

Voutoumi Beach is one of Greece’s well-kept secrets. Located north of Antipaxos Island, in the Lonian Island, the beach is one of the most exotic and tranquil places any holiday-maker can every visit in Greece. This highly secluded paradise boasts of scenic stretch of powdery-white sand and turquoise waters that make for a great place to lazy around or snorkel. It can be an amazing spot for honeymooners or persons that simply want to immerse themselves in complete tranquillity.

5. Diamoudia Beach, Los Island

Located on the northern part of Los Island, Diamoudia beach is a beautiful secluded cove that any holiday maker would love spending time in. The cove boasts of pristine waters with excellent visibility, making it a perfect spot for snorkelling. Its shores consist of sand and a few pebbles while its seabed is rocky. Diamoudia Beach is just 7 km away from Chora and can easily be accessed by sail boat.

As you can see, there plenty of secluded beaches and bays in Greece that can be great for swimming, sunbathing and snorkelling. You can always feel free to indulge in nude sunbathing on these hidden coves, as it’s a common practice in Greece. Any of the beaches and coves listed above can be great to visit, so long it provides you with the isolation and tranquillity you’re looking for.