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Vacation on Alonissos Island beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

The island features picturesque beaches, for many visitors of Alonissos they become major holiday destinations. The grounds of National Marine Park never cease to attract fans of diving. The coastal area of the reserve is rich in rare marine life. Every day diving tours accompanied by experienced guides are arranged for park guests. Even experienced divers, who know good the nautical beauty, will be amazed in this natural habitat of rare dolphins and seals.
Remember that those local inhabitants who live in distant Alonissos villages have a measured life and they follow national traditions. That’s why you should behave appropriately. … Open
Those who want to relax in serene ambience and enjoy warm sun would like Kokinokastro . This large sandy beach is located in the northeastern part of Patitiri. The local name of the beach can be translated as ‘the Red Castle’. According to historians, the first settlement has been founded there thousands of years ago; in the vicinity of the coast archaeologists found priceless artifacts. The beach is well equipped; there are several attractive taverns and beach equipment rentals on its territory. This stretch of coast features unusual emerald color of the water. Close to the beach rises gorgeous pine forest. Fans of diving would love the place, as during the dive they will be able to appreciate the diversity of the underwater world and see the ruins of Ikos, the ancient capital of the island.
Equally attractive is the sandy beach of Agios Dimitrios . It was repeatedly honored with awards for its high environmental performance. Agios Dimitrios is one of the most popular and crowded beaches of the island; travelers with children and fans of noisy atmosphere like resting there. There is the port in the immediate vicinity of the beach, so at any time vacationers can rent a boat or a yacht and go on a fascinating trip. It's also worth noting that several popular hotels are situated nearby. This scenic waterfront also has entertainment venues. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Despite the fact that Alonissos was inhabited long ago, it didn't play an important role in the events of Antiquity and Middle Ages. Leaders changed one after another, one era followed … Open
Alonissos Beach is a versatile holiday destination. Discerning travelers will appreciate the well-equipped stretch of coast and the attractive tavern. Romantic natures would be impressed by the unique nature, warm golden sand and water of saturated turquoise. There are specially equipped areas for camping in the remote corners of the beach, so everyone can spend several days on the coast. Fans of secluded relaxation are recommended to visit Leptos-Yialos Beach situated in the picturesque bay near Patitiri. A distinctive feature of this peaceful and harmonious beach is white sand making water to seem incredibly transparent. Here you can truly enjoy the sun or have a romantic picnic. Snorkelers won't be bored too, as the sea bottom is very beautiful.
The charming beach of Chrisi Milia has to be mentioned too. That's one of the largest sandy beaches on the island. This place is ideal for a family holiday, as the coast is well equipped. There are several playgrounds, an excellent tavern with a huge selection of fish dishes and a beach equipment rental. There's everything you need for comfortable stay.
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Nature and parks of Greece for active vacation

Vikos-Aoos National Park is also located in the Pindus Mountains, but it has a different terrain. The park includes Vikos Canyon, Aoos Gorge, and Mount Timfi. The place is unique in its beauty and features of the landscape. The gorge is even included in the Guinness Book of Records as the deepest in the world. The glacial Dragon Lake is on the slopes of Mount Timfi. According to local legends, in prehistoric times, these lands were inhabited by dragons, who fought. They threw rocks and stones at each other. This is how the unique relief of the park was created. Besides a huge number of amazing animals and plants, you can meet unusual settlements in the mountainous region of Zagori. … Open
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If Thailand reopens its borders by July 1, it can overperform other popular Asian destinations. The petition underlines that tourism can speed up the economic growth of the country and suggests implementing potential requirements for international tourists, such as proof of vaccination, health insurance purchase, a negative COVID-19 test, and so on. In 2019, tourism in Thailand was an industry worth approximately US$96.5 billion. Almost 40 million tourists visited the country in 2019, providing over 8 million people with jobs. Between two and four million of these people already lost their jobs due to travel restrictions. Read this

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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Alonissos Island

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Alonissos Island for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Alonissos Island.
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