Crystal clear sea, breathtaking beaches, good food and fun, all combined with a relaxing pace. This is Greece, with its 227 islands, jewels of nature more or less large, each unique in its own way. There is something for everyone, with the certainty that your vacation in Greece will be unforgettable!
But what are the most beautiful Greek islands? From the Caribbean beaches of Crete to the endless nights of Mykonos, from the romance of Santorini to the Italian flavor of Rhodes, each destination will steal your heart.
Santorini is one of Greece’s most famous islands, shaped by the volcano into a surreal crescent that embraces the sea. Each beach in Santorini has special characteristics that make them unique and exceptional. The shiny black pebbles, the white, black and red sand make up an unforgettable scenery. Most of the beaches are well organized and offer deckchairs, umbrellas as well as various water sports. The characteristic white houses of the Cyclades will let you discover their treasures little by little and the sunsets will leave you breathless.
In Corfu, Greece is mirrored in Italy, with a hint of France and a touch of Britain. Every glimpse of the old town will intoxicate you with history. Corfu, the northernmost of the Ionian islands, will enrapture you with its nature. It is the green Mediterranean island par excellence, full of 3 million olive trees, and will enchant you with its small rocky coves, very often reachable only by boat, but also with its pristine sandy bays. Corfu is a versatile island much loved by European tourists, and is ideal for young people, couples or groups of friends, and families.
Kos is one of the pearls of the Aegean Sea. It runs from west to east creating one of the most international resorts in Greece. Besides being rich in history, for the importance of its archaeological sites is second only to Rhodes, Kos, almost totally flat, is a paradise for cyclists. You can rent a bike for 5 euros a day and the paths are very well maintained.
It is one of the main destinations for Europeans and is one of the meccas of nightlife: once the sun goes down, the party begins and never seems to end. The long beaches are ideal for families with children but also for all those who love to be at the sea without sacrificing comfort.
In Rhodes, one of the favorite destinations for Europeans, you have to think big. Its medieval old town, its history of over 2,000 years and its heavenly beaches will do the rest. It is a destination that attracts thousands of tourists every year: Families, couples and singles, all love the island for the combination of sun, nature, crystal clear sea, archaeological monuments, relaxation, water sports, nightlife and the relaxed lifestyle. In Rhodes everything is possible except being bored.
Mykonos never sleeps. Considered by all the Greek Ibiza, it is certainly the most famous and expensive island not only of the Cyclades but of all Greece. In Mykonos you will have to juggle between trendy nightclubs on the beaches, quiet taverns up to the most transgressive parties. The watchword is fun, but without neglecting the crystal clear sea and the picturesque villages, all ingredients for an unforgettable vacation. Easy to reach with direct flights from many european airports.
Zakynthos is the favorite destination of English tourists and this makes it very lively. It is the southernmost of the Ionian islands characterized by strong contrasts. Rocky, with steep cliffs and a luxuriant nature, and rich in sandy beaches, where the traditional Greek life flows in a perfect union with a modern tourist offer.
Sophisticated and cosmopolitan, much loved by Greek travelers, Skiathos is a lush green island full of taverns, bars and tourist facilities. With over 60 sandy beaches, almost all of which are equipped, it offers the possibility of numerous excursions, various water sports and a brilliant nightlife. In Skiathos there is the beach of Koukounaries, judged the 7th best beach in the world and the best in Greece.
With oriental flavors, Samos offers tropical beaches and great food. It is a green island that combines hills and sea in a fascinating landscape. Vineyards and olive trees are the real wealth of Samos. Wine is the main product of the island with the Muscat known and appreciated since ancient times.
Crete is the largest island of Greece and here you can satisfy your every desire. The crystal clear beaches will fascinate you and the rugged mountains, dotted with caves and gorges, will amaze you. Traditional cuisine, villages, archaeology and history will do the rest.