If you want to swim in stunning waters, while enjoying a magnificent view, then Arvanitia Beach is what you need. The small and clean beach of Arvanitia is just below the castle of Palamidi and it’s suitable for legendary diving. There is also a canteen that offers coffee and snacks, any time you need a tasty break.
If you want to find yourself on the beach that has honored Athena and Poseidon, then you have to admire Bisti Beach. It’s hidden in the pine tree forest on the egde of Ermioni and it’s full of pebbles and ruins of the ancient temples of Athena and Poseidon. It’s a great beach for a laid back day, as well as for cultural ventures. The beach is not an organized one, so make sure to take everything you need with you.
If you want to find yourself in a calm place, then Bourloto Beach can be your little temple of peace. It’s a remote sandy beach with clear light blue waters and small bays. The beach is not an organized one, so you need to take everything you may need with you. Make sure to stock up, because once you’re there, you don’t want to be anywhere else.
Easy access by car, 8 kilometers from Ermioni
If you want to go to a large beach that beams with ancient glory, then the beach of Gialasi is where you need to swim. It’s the biggest beach of Epidaurus and it’s full of white pebbles and captivating blue waters. The beach is divided in two parts, the quiet beach and the organized one with free sun beds, cafés, tavernas, and water sports, so that you can have any kind of choice you want.
If you want to combine tranquility with liveliness, then you can find this unusual combination at the beach of Hinitsa. This sandy beach, which is 200 meters long, has rich vegetation and it gives you a feeling of remoteness, even if it’s one of the most popular beaches of Porto-Heli. The beach is organized and it’s also packed with cafés and bars, which offer you a rather vivid summer.
If you want to swim in an exceptional mise-en-scène, then Kalamaki Beach will be your thing. Its most characteristic element is the old rusty ship wreck that decorates the bay. It’s an unorganized beach with pebbles and blue-green waters, ideal for diving. Also, there’ s a lush green forest, behind the beach, that adds extra adventure to your holiday.
If you want to visit a beach that bursts with life all day and all night, Karathona Beach is the right choice. It’s behind the rock of Palamidi, which reveals an amazing landscape. Also, there are some cute bars and tavernas, so that you can enjoy some shade. It’s ideal for surfing or sailing, as well as evening barbeques that will make you never want to leave the beach.
If you want to take a break from the cosmopolitan beaches of Argolida, then you can go to the beach of Kastraki. It’s a gorgeous small beach with a mix of small pebbles and sand, as well as really blue waters. The best part is that’s its right next to the walls of Ancient Assini and it adds a touch of history to your refreshing day.
Easy access by car, right after the small dust road
If you want to find yourself in one of the most idyllic beaches of Nafplio, then you have to enjoy the beauty of Kondyli Beach. It has amazing waters and three very promising beach bars that cool you down, any time you want. On the way back, try one of the fish tavernas that you will find in the area of Vivari for some mouth watering specialties.
If you like both pebbles and sand, then Kouverta Beach (or Mavronissi) offers the perfect mix. It’s situated in a small bay with turquoise waters and one part of the beach is covered with sand, while the other has small shiny pebbles and lush vegetation. The waters are really calm and the hundreds of sea urchins prove that they are really clean and clear. Also, there’s a beach volley tournament every year, in case you’re interested.
If you want to add some color to your day, then Petrothalassa Beach will update your mood. It’s well known for its vivid colours, its golden sand, and blue waters. It’s not an organized beach and, if you are lucky, you can enjoy it completely alone. It’s the kind of beach that’s kind to those who need some personal space.
Easy access by car, 10 kilometers south of Ermioni and east of Porto-Heli
If you want to relax in an extra large natural swimming pool, then you can lay your beach towel on the beach of Psili Ammos. It’s a windless beach with thin sand and really clear waters, just like a swimming pool. It’s an organized beach that offers facilities for a variety of beach and waters sports, plenty of beach bars, and tavernas. Moreover, it has shallow waters and a water park that makes it perfect for children.
Romvi, Koronissi, Daskalio
If you want to get that island feeling, then the Peloponnese can grant your wishes. There are 3 small islands, just a few miles away from the town of Tolo; the islands of Romvi, Koronissi, and Daskalio. They may be tiny, but they are full of castles, small churches, and little secluded beaches that offer some big moments of total calmness.
If you want to spend all day laying on the sand, then you can take it easy at Sendoni Beach. It’s a small beach with soft sand and blue waters, within the city of Ermioni, that’s protected from the wind. At Sendoni Beach, you can enjoy the sea, as well as a stroll at the small port for a coffee, a bite or some extra dose of fun.
If you want to swim where, most probably, ancient people used to bathe, then don’t miss the Vagionia Beach. It’s located next to the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus and it has a sandy beach with crystal clear turquoise waters and lush vegetation that creates spots with great shadow. The beach is equipped with sun beds, umbrellas, and camping facilities, which makes it ideal for doing nothing at all.
If you want to test some special waters, then the lagoon of Ververonta is a cool choice. Its setting is unique and along with its rare warm waters, it constitutes an important natural reserve for the area. Moreover, it’s "blessed" with strong winds for the surfing aficionados, while it’s great for all sorts of sports or for the ultimate sport of "sweet doing nothing".
If you want to swim in a sea of bliss, then you have to visit the beach of the Arcadic Village. It’s a small bay with clear waters, beautiful pebbles, and green surroundings. It’s not an organized one, but it has toilettes, showers, and shadow tents. It’ s ideal for swimming and relaxing and it is not very busy, which gives you the chance to spend some quality time with yourself.
If you want to stretch out on a 5 kilometers long beach, then the beach of Astros is waiting for you. It’s the central beach of the area that starts from the port and ends at the shore of Agios Andreas. It’s organized, ideal for everybody, and suitable for various water sports. The tavernas and cafés along the beach invite you to chill out for a while, after swimming, with a view to the castle and the "Island".
If you want to find yourself on a busy beach on the coast of Kynouria, then you can visit the Atsiganos Beach. This 4 kilometers long sand beach, with its clear waters, satisfies any possible taste. It has a 5 meters long shallow area, which makes it perfect for you to splash around with your child or feel like a child yourself.
Easy access by car, 5 kilometers from Astros
If you want to refresh yourself in a small paradise, then Fokianos Beach is waiting for you. It "hides" within lush green mountain slopes, while its green waters and white pebbles make it seem like a shrine of tranquility. There’s also a small picturesque taverna in the backside of the beach that serves fresh fish and tons of satisfaction.
Livadi - Tyros
If all you need is a little bit of time for yourself, then Livadi Beach is just what you need. It’s a quiet beach on a green landscape, on the south edge of the Municipality of Tyros. It’s a beach with crystal clear blue waters and a view to the villages Melana and Pramatefti. It’s not an organized beach, so it makes sense to bring along whatever you will need. Nevertheless, there are small tavernas around that make your day even better.
Lygaria - Tyros
If you want to find yourself in an award-winning beach, then you have to dive in the waters of Lygaria Beach. It has been awarded as one of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. It has blue and green waters, golden sand, and green surroundings. Beyond the refreshing swimming, the water is also ideal for snorkelling and it awakens your adventurous side.
If you want to find yourself in an Aegean style beach in the Peloponnese, then Poulithra gives you this feeling. It has clear blue waters with small pebbles and it combines the Arcadic landscape with the magic of the Aegean Sea. If you are up for something different, you should rent a small boat, in order to visit the small church of Agios Georgios, at the end of the village, and enjoy the view that unfolds before your eyes.
If you want to spend a day on one of the most popular beaches of the Peloponnese, then get ready for Tigani Beach. It’s a small bay with white pebbles and blue-green waters. The olive trees and the pine trees that surround the beach form a charming landscape. You can enjoy a coffee or a meal in one of the cosmopolitan restaurants on the beach, as well as visit the "Lovers Cave" for a romantic boat ride.
If you like a colorful and vivid landscape, then Tserfos Beach is going to fill you with colors. It’s known for its crystal clear waters and it's ideal for underwater adventures, given that its sea floor is a paradise for snorkelers. Moreover, there is a lovely camping place among the olive trees, which provide great shadow, as well as traditional tavernas. It’s a beach that has all it takes to make you take it really easy.
If you want to dive into relaxation, then you will find Tyros Beach quite refreshing. This sandy beach with its blue waters embraces the picturesque bay and it’s close to the touristic settlement, so that you can have a calm vacation. The crystal clear waters, the golden sand, the small tavernas, the busy cafés, and the scenic little port create an atmosphere that will relax you beyond expectations.
If you are into blue waters and natural shadow, then the beach of Agioi Theodoroi awaits you. You can relax in the shadow of Mount Gerani, dive in the fresh waters, and rest at the picturesque small tavernas. It’s an exceptionally organized seaside resort that makes you look on the bright side of life.
Easy access by car and it’s situated in Ancient Kromyona; 20 kilometers from Corinth
If you are looking for something exotic for your days on the beach, then you can visit Lake Vouliagmeni. This blue lake of Corinthia is just a few meters away from the sea and it charms even the most demanding visitor, with its blue colors and perfect stillness. It has white sand and warm shallow waters that get deeper as you keep going inside. The blue color of the waters is stunning and the scenery is just magical.
If you want to swim in green waters that are surrounded by tall green pine trees, then Loutraki Beach matches your mood. It’s an organized beach with golden sand and great shade for the hot summer days. You also have the choice of the small tavernas behind the beach or, if you’re in an cultural mood, you can discover the distinctive archaeological site of the area. Loutraki Beach has it all and then some, just for you.
If you want to visit one of the hidden treasures of the Peloponnese, then you can simply visit the beach of Mylokopi. It’s not very easy to access, since it’s located in the middle of a pine tree forest, but it’s worth the trouble. It’s divided in two beaches, a sandy and a stony one.
If you want to dive in a sea that’s surrounded by a forest, then you have to visit the beach of Pefkias. It’s a sandy beach with pebbles and clear blue waters. Also, you can find busy spots with beach bars along the coastline, as well as remote, calm places. It’s located within the unique “Aesthetic Forest” of Pefkias that has been there for more than 300 years and it fills you with an authentic, timeless scent of summer.
If you want to swim while enjoying a breathtaking view of the gulf of Corinth, then the beach of Vrahati is all you need. It’s a small picturesque beach with small pebbles and clear water. It has special infrastructure that grants access to people with disabilities and it's organized with sun beds, umbrellas, and water sports. It has a marina with cafés and tavernas that are very popular among boat owners.
If you are interested in seeing a beach with a view of the Medieval Ages, then you should go to the sandy beach of Methoni (also known as Ammoudia Tis Methonis). The beach starts where the castle’s walls end and the water is deep blue, really deep blue. It’s ideal for beach volley and all kinds of beach sports, as well as serious sunbathing.
If you want to find yourself on a beach where time just stops, then you can go to Foinikounda Beach. The beach is on a bay that extends from the one side to the other and the view is breathtaking. The deep blue sea and the vast shore make you feel like there’s nothing you have to do, which makes you enjoy the place and all of its moments.
If you want to live a dreamy-like experience, then you have to visit the beach of Glyfada. It has thin sand and warm shallow waters, which are ideal for families with children. After swimming, you can visit one of the seafood tavernas of Gythio for utter relaxation.
Easy access by car; on the way to Gythio, at the exit of Monemvassia
If you want to dive into medieval times, then you should visit the beach of Krokales that looks up to the castle of Monemvassia. It may have no actual beach, but its waters are cool, clear, and utterly refreshing. Also, you can enjoy the sunset at the top of the rock in the Upper City of Monemvassia and seize your evening.
Easy access by car, until the castle and a small walk to the beach
If you want to go to a cosmopolitan beach, then Lambes of Foinikounda is the place to be. It’s a sandy beach with refreshing blue waters and it provides anything you may need for an active day at the beach. If you feel like cooling down, you can discover its quieter version right next to it. Lambes of Methoni Beach is very low key and it’s has a very relaxing atmosphere.
If you want to see all the shades of emerald green, then you have to head east to the beach of Lefki. Its name means white in Greek and it may be the whitest sand you’ve ever seen, with really clear waters. Keep in mind that if the wind blows from the west or the south, Lefki keeps its calm and it’s all yours to enjoy.
Loutsa - Foinikounda
If the days are really hot, then the beach of Loutsa in Foinikounda is your best solution. The beach is well known for its fresh breeze that makes it the perfect chill out spot. Apart from the ideal temperature, the golden sand and the big pebbles create a unique summer setting.
Mavrovouni - Foinikounda
If you are in the mood for a beach that seems endless, then you should make a break for Mavrovouni Beach. It is a 2.5 kilometers long golden beach, with clear turquoise waters. It’s protected from the wind and it offers a unique calming sensation. The biggest part of the beach isn’t organized and you can lay your beach towel any place you prefer.
If you want to just "lay there", then the beach of Panagia Katonissiotissa will be a bliss, with its ultra-sandy beach and its crystal clear blue waters. There are 3 islets around it: Kassela, Prassonissi, and Lefto, which become the canvas for a picturesque sunset and your own personal temple of cool.
Easy to access by car, boat (tourist boats available), scooter, and bicycle
If you want to swim in historical waters, then you have to spend a day at the beach of Pori. It’s one of the biggest and most impressive beaches in the whole of the Peloponnese, with a stunning view of the fortress city and the old city of Monemvassia. It’s a fully organized beach that offers anything you could think of, as well as a sea of entertainment.
If you want to experience the true deep blue sea, then you have to visit Simos Beach in Elafonissos. It consists of two beaches, Fragko (Small Simos) and Sarakiniko (Large Simos), which offer golden sand, natural dunes, and emerald waters. The camping lies a few meters away and the landscape "creates" waves of happiness.
Easy to access by car and by boat (the small kaikia)
If you want to go to a beach that will make you think of the Caribbean, then Vlychada Beach is worth a visit. It’s one of the most beautiful beaches of the area, which has gorgeous pebbles and really green waters. The breathtaking red rocks and the lush vegetation offer you a really special landscape, while the little canteen offers great bites of joy.
If you want to find yourself in the most beloved beach of Kyparissia, then you should visit the beach of Ai Lagoudi. It has unearthly waters and numerous small bays, while it’s an organized beach. It provides facilities for people with disabilities, sun beds, umbrellas, showers, as well as cafés and restaurants that are open all year round.
If you want to wind down and enjoy the silence, then you should spend a day at Delfinia Beach. It’s a protected bay that’s hidden among olive trees and pine trees, which has calm blue-green waters, small pebbles, and gorgeous sand. If you love camping, you can camp behind the beach, where the scenery is so beautiful, it looks like a postcard.
If you want to find yourself in a magical natural landscape, then you have to swim in the waters of Divari-Golden Beach. It has soft sand, clear shallow waters, and it’s protected by the Natura Zone. It’s an organized beach with cafés and small tavernas right on the shore, where you can enjoy yourself all day long. You can bring a mask and snorkel to discover the underwater ship wrecks. Also, there’s a small wooden pier for boats and more.
If you want to dive into the smell of pine trees, then the beach of Elea will become your favorite. It has crystal clear waters and it’s in a protected area, because sea turtles lay their eggs along the coast. You can also find a beach bar and a small taverna that will give you some extra gusto.
Easy to access by car and there are direction signs after Pyrgos
If you want to swim in a picturesque landscape, then Gialova is picture perfect. It’s at the bay of Navarino and you will love it for its peaceful scenery and its romantic sunset. Gialova is the ideal destination for families with children, even for a weekend away, because it fills you up with energy right away.
Easy to access by car; a few kilometers outside Pylos and 50 kilometers from Kalamata
If you want to appreciate the extreme calmness that a day at the beach can offer, then Kalamaki Beach is the best you can get. It’s a small beach with thin pebbles and rich sand, while the sea is clear and blue. Don’t forget to take to take some supplies with you, since the beach is not organized and that’s exactly what makes it so precious.
If you want to discover the most cosmopolitan beach of Mani, then Kalogria Beach is where you need to go. The beach has white sand and the springs of Mount Taygetus constantly refresh its light blue waters. There are water sports available and you can also rent a paddle boat or a canoe. If you stay until sunset, you’ll get the chance to watch the sea turning orange and maybe an evening cocktail, if you feel like it.
Kastro - Koroni
If you want to dive into history, then you can enjoy the waters and the landscape of the castle of Koroni. The waters are transparent and calm, since the bay is protected from bad weather. The beach is not organized and there’s no shadow available, but you get the exceptional opportunity to swim in the shadow of the tall walls of the ruins. It’s medievally amazing!
If you want to come across a "secret" beach that’s everybody’s favorite, then the beach of Kolonides is calling for you. It’s known for its real blue waters that softly touch the golden sand, as well as the beautiful greenery that surrounds it. If luck is on your side, you can enjoy it all by yourself. It’s not considered to be that popular, so it could very well be your secret holiday spot, right on the spot.
If all you need is a quick swim, then you can just visit the beach of Koroni. It’s located at the end of the port and it has blue fresh waters, which are also ideal for children. It’s optimal for those moments that you need to be refreshed, but you don’t want to lay under the sun. It’s for those moments that you’d rather be in a café or a restaurant and gaze at the scenery.
If you want to never get out of the water, then you have to go to Marathi Beach. It consists of two beaches, small and big Marathi, both beautiful with blue waters and soft sand. Make sure to have all you need with you, since there’s nothing to be found on the beach. Each summer, a youth festival is organized that will refresh you, as much as the beach itself.
If you want to find yourself in a Venetian landscape, then you can visit Meropi Island. It’s a small green island that hosts Venetian wall ruins of the 18th century. It’s really worth a visit, not only for its monuments, but for its lush vegetation and the deep blue waters that make you realize that heaven is a place on earth.
If you want to find the beach that will make you want to stay forever, then you can visit the beach of Navarino Camping. It’s a sandy beach with blue waters and a wide shallow area that makes it ideal for small children. It has lush vegetation and lots of trees that offer natural shadow. The camping is organized and clean, with a mini market and a bar restaurant.
If you want to visit a beach that keeps you busy day and night, then Peroulia Beach is calling. It’s a sandy, wide, and not windy beach with shallow waters and special tents that offer excellent shadow. You can chill on the idyllic beach in the morning, enjoy fresh seafood in the afternoon, and when the night comes you can party in one of the most buzzing beach bars.
If you are dreaming of swimming in deep blue waters with an alpine view, then Ritsa Beach in Kardamyli will make your dream come true. It has white pebbles and deep fresh waters, with a versatile sea floor. The beach is organized and it offers paddle boats and canoes, so that you can explore the nearby bays. You can combine your swim with a hike in the canyon of Viros and get that adrenaline pumping.
If you want to find yourself in one of the most cosmopolitan beaches of Kalamata, Santova Beach is the place to be. It’s a beach that hosts special events with world-renowned DJ’s, every year. Santova Beach is suitable for everybody during the day and it’s the only beach in the area that is covered in sand among rocky bays.
If you want to find yourself on a happening beach, then the beach of Stoupa is going to fill you up with energy. It’s an exquisite beach with thin golden sand and green-blue waters that everybody loves. It's organized and it's suitable for water sports and for all day fun. Also, there are many cafés and restaurants, on the busy street just above, which fill your day with pure amusement.
If you want to find a beach totally in sync with the rhythm of the summer, then you have to go to Verga Beach. It’s a beautiful beach with pebbles, calm warm waters, and a lively ambience. You can enjoy your day at the beach with some refreshing drinks from the vibrant beach bars, which are really popular among young people. It’s an organized beach with many facilities and it’s vibe can turn your beach day into an all-day party.
If you want to see one of the best beaches in the world, then you must head to Voidokilia Beach. It’s a small bay with blue-green fresh waters, an amazing sandy beach, and a lush green landscape that’s part of the Natura Zone 2000, as well as part of most top lists in acknowledged tour guides. It’s not an organized beach and it's very peaceful, which is another reason that you shouldn’t miss this beach.