Top 6 beaches in Greece

Posted by on June 30, 2012

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Classifying the best beaches in Greece could be a subjective thing. If you are planning to visit Greece, your itinerary will not be complete without heading to the beach.  There are thousand of beaches out there and each of them has something different to offer. Some are offering luxuries while others offer privacy. Following a travel guide, you can also find some with white sand, clear waters and bordered with picturesque landscape. The choise has not been easy but when it comes to quality and cleanliness, these are the 6 top beaches in Greece:

1. Balos beach in Crete island

Balos beach in Chania Crete is a raw beauty at its finest. The soft and white sand is complemented with beautiful blue waters. It is bordered by mountains and small islands.  The castle in the nearby island called Gramvousa adds to the charm of the area. This spot is normally a stopover for a lot of cruise ships. You can access Balos only by cruise boats or by walking a long distance. There are cruise boats every day and the price is affordable. The greatest thing about Balos is that the sand has an amazing pink color.

Balos Beach

Balos Beach

Pink sand in Balos. On the background is the island of Gramvousa and on the left up corner is the castle.

Pink sand in Balos. On the background is the island of Gramvousa and on the left up corner is the castle.

Balos view from the castle of Gramvousa island.

Balos view from the castle of Gramvousa island.

Blue water in Balos beach

Blue water in Balos beach

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