As the peninsula of Attica is surrounded by sea on three sides, there are many Attica beaches to enjoy swimming. In fact, all kind of beaches can be found in Attica: organized beaches with beach bars and water sports, secluded coves for privacy and even naturist beaches.
The sandy beaches in Attica in close distance to Athens get very crowded in summer. Most of them are organized and in some cases, a fee is needed to enter the coast, such as the cases in the beaches of Vouliagmeni and Varkiza. The southern you go towards Cape Sounion, the less crowded beaches you find.
The best Attica beaches are also located on the northeastern side of the region. Some of them are Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Schinias, Legrena.
The least popular beaches in Attica are located on the western side and particularly in Psatha, Porto Germeno, and Alepochori.
Are you looking for a hotel near one of the most beautiful beaches in Attica? Check our proposed Attica hotels.