A total of 545 beaches in Greece were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag Award for 2021, placing the beautiful motherland in 2nd place among 49 countries. The Halkidiki Peninsula in Northern Greece, renowned for its golden sand and turquoise waters, swept most of the 545 awards, earning 155 flags, followed by Crete with more than 120.
Which beach is your favourite to visit in Greece? Are you going to Greece this summer? Greece is officially open to tourism and all mandates have been suspended until September 2022.
There are endless, stunningly beautiful beaches in Greece across the 667 inhabited islands throughout the Aegean sea. We have narrowed it down and have selected our favourite beaches below:
MYRTOS BEACH, KEFALONIA
EGREMNI BEACH, LEFKADA
NAVAGIO BEACH, ZAKYNTHOS
KAVOUROTRIPES BEACH. HALKIDIKI
SALIARA (MARBLE) BEACH, THASSOS
SIMOS BEACH, ELAFONISOS
ELAFONISSI BEACH, CRETE
ESPERIDES BEACH, SKIATHOS
SEYCHELLES BEACH, IKARIA
SUPER PARADISE BEACH, MYKONOS
TZAMARIA BEACH, IOS
Which beach is your favourite in Greece? Let us know in the comments below.