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

This small island features a variety of attractive beaches; there are both sandy and pebbly parts of the coast. Fans of water activities have to consider that even in the high season the water off the coast is pretty cool. Not far from the capital of the island there is the picturesque Filliatro Beach occupying the bay of the same name. This spacious beach with pure white pebbles and clean water is one of the most popular tourist destination; close to the coast loom thickets of exotic plants.
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Loutsa Beach is popular among locals, its main advantage is easy access. Vacationers won’t find it difficult to get to the beach from the center of the capital; most people accumulate on the coast in the evening. Those who prefer to relax at the sandy beach would like Dexa. A couple of minutes share it with the capital of the island, so there is always a pretty lively atmosphere on the beach. Next to it you can find a number of popular restaurants and bars. Besides that you can stroll along the scenic surroundings.
The sandy Mnimata Beach is well equipped; there you can comfortably relax all day long. You can reach it from the capital on foot or by boat from the port area. To the north-east of the capital there is the charming Gidaki Beach. Quiet and secluded, that’s the best place to relax in tranquil surroundings. Despite the fact that not more than 5 kilometers share the port area of Vathi with the beach, there are not so many vacationers. It won’t be difficult to find a quiet place even in the high season; this secluded beach will fit for a family picnic. Copyright
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The most beautiful beach of Ithaka is Agios Ioannis . Its picturesque coastline features fine golden sand, crystal clear waters of the emerald hue and bright sun; that’s everything you need for great beach vacations. You could find all kinds of entertainment options, interesting souvenir shops and beach equipment rentals next to the coast. As for the beach, it has retained its pristine beauty; there is absolutely no equipment. Tourists used to spend time in crowded places like the busy beach of Agios Ioannis; most of them are families with children.
Those who will rest in Stavros should definitely spend a day at the Polis Beach. That’s the largest and most picturesque on the north coast of Ithaka. You can make great commemorative photos and admire the beauty of the surrounding landscapes there. Polis is one of the few beaches with equipment rental. There you can rent sun loungers and parasols, as well as other beach staff for a moderate fee.
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Fans of water activities would like the coastal town of Kioni; its center is surrounded by several tiny beaches. They don’t differ with first-class equipment, but that’s fully compensated by an abundance of natural attractions. Tria, Roboti and Alikes are considered the most inaccessible beaches; you can reach them only by water. Holidaymakers are extremely rare there; peaceful atmosphere of peace and harmony is one of the main advantages of those isolated beaches.
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Nature and parks of Greece for active vacation

Sounion National Park is located in the south of Attica. There are a lot of historical sights. Since ancient times, local people believed Cape Sounion and its surroundings to be a sacred place. According to legends, Athena and Poseidon lived on that cape. In the park, scientists discovered a three-meter statue that was created before our era. However, the most grandiose construction is the temple of the god of the sea, ​​Poseidon, built in the 5th century BC. The temple is partially destroyed. Nine of the sixteen columns and the remains of the frieze with images of mythical heroes, have been preserved to these days. … Open
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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Ithaka Island

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Ithaka 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 Ithaka Island. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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