Tag: Greek beaches

Hundreds evacuated from hotels in Samos 3

Hundreds evacuated from hotels in Samos

Hundreds of people were evacuated from hotels and beaches in Greece over the last few days as firefighters tackled dozens of wildfires across the country. About 700 firefighters were deployed over the…

Greek Hotel Industry angered by new Shoreline bill   10

Greek Hotel Industry angered by new Shoreline bill  

Greece’s hotel industry along with environmental groups and citizens are up in arms over a new shoreline use law currently under examination in parliament which is expected to have catastrophic effects on the environment, tourism and the…

Greece's Top 10 beaches for 2019 14

Greece’s Top 10 beaches for 2019

If you are heading to Greece this summer and looking for some stunning beaches, the world’s leading travel platform TripAdvisor has just announced the 10 best Greek beaches according to the 2019…

Navagio in Zakynthos named best beach in the world 26

Navagio in Zakynthos named best beach in the world

Travel site Flight Network has ranked the world’s 50 best beaches for 2018 according to over 1,200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies and Zakynthos island’s Navagio has taken first place! It scored…

Greece’s cancer society calls for smoking ban at beaches 28

Greece’s cancer society calls for smoking ban at beaches

The Hellenic Cancer Society has called for a ban on smoking at public spaces, including beaches, parks, and sports facilities. According to reports, they have asked the Greek state to extend the…

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Over tourism and pollution real threats for Greece

On the occasion of World Oceans Day on Friday, experts warned of the real threats to Greece’s seas and coastline from plastics pollution and climate change. With an expected record of 32…

Lefkada beaches

95.9% of Greek swimming waters are of perfect quality

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has announced in its recent report that the waters at beaches across Greece meet excellent bathing water quality standards, meaning they were free from pollutants harmful to…

Monolithi beach

Monolithi in Preveza is longest sandy beach in the EU

The title of longest sandy beach of the European Union goes to Monolithi in Preveza, which stretches 25 kilometres long and is in western Greece, along the Ionian Sea on the Epirus…

Greece tendering off public beaches for businesses 29

Greece tendering off public beaches for businesses

Ever wanted to start your own business on a stunning beach in Greece? Now is your time, as the government is in the process of tendering off the use of public beaches, the…

Two Greek beaches amongst world’s top 50 32

Two Greek beaches amongst world’s top 50

Unsurprisingly, Greek beaches have found themselves again on another ‘World’s Best List’, this time compiled by Canadian online travel website FlightNetwork. According to its first annual list, FlightNetwork has included the beaches…

Greece's 6 secret beaches you will fall in love with 35

Greece’s 6 secret beaches you will fall in love with

  What do you dream of when thinking of your summer holidays? Popular beaches, with beach bars and cocktails? Or secluded paradise spots where the only thing you can hear is the…

Greece's beaches in world spotlight again for 2017 45

Greece’s beaches in world spotlight again for 2017

Traveller reviews and ratings for 343 beaches on TripAdvisor, a leading travel planning and booking site, have brought five stunning Greek beaches in the spotlight again for 2017. TripAdvisor has just announced…

Cool new app allows you to book sunbeds at beaches around Greece 47

Cool new app allows you to book sunbeds at beaches around Greece

Marketing Greece has just launched a cool new application named “Plazz” which allows users to reserve sunbeds at popular organised beaches throughout Greece. The app has been included in the agency’s network in an…