Resorts in Greece
Tourism in Greece has enormously developed over the last decades and many tourist facilities are constantly created throughout the country. Small picturesque towns turn into popular resorts in Greece, without losing its traditional character, and tranquil Greek islands grow busy in summer months.
Travel to Greece and discover the most popular beach resorts in Greece and Greek islands resorts. This resorts are great examples of Greek natural beauty and have all the necessary features to offer you a relaxing and interesting holiday.
List of best resorts in Greece
You will find below a list of the best resorts in Greece. Resorts are listed by islands.
Santorini is considered the top holiday destination in Greece and was voted as the second top destination worldwide for 2005! It is world-known for its volcano and its romantic sunset. It is certainly a special experience to lie onto the Red Beach of Santorini, made exclusively of black and red volcano rocks. Walk along the narrow streets of Fira, Oia, and Imerovigli, which constitutes the most popular resorts of Santorini, and get a view of its picturesque houses and impressive overlooks. Moreover, visit the caldera and take a boat tour to sail around the magnificent shores of Santorini. It will certainly be the experience of a lifetime. The ideal resort to stay in Santorini is constructed on the edge of the caldera and gives a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea and the volcano.
If you are a party animal, then this is the right place for you. It is the most cosmopolitan resort of Greece, often visited by famous Hollywood stars. It is also the top gay destination of Europe. Endless day and night parties, extreme nightlife, amazing sandy beaches, white-washed windmills, traditional alleys, and strong northern winds from the picture of Mykonos. Many luxurious villas have been built there over the last decades, owned by famous people. While you are in Mykonos, take the chance and visit the neighboring islet of Delos, which constitutes an interesting, archaeological site. The most famous Mykonos resorts are within the limits of Mykonos Town. A famous resort there is Platis Gialos.
It is known as The Island of the Knights. The Medieval walls, built by the Knights of Saint John, surround the Old City and lovely Byzantine and Catholic churches are spread all over the island. Faliraki is the most famous and crowded resort on the island. You should also definitely visit the Valley of Butterflies and Rodini Park, to get a view of the beautiful nature. The Casino of Rhodes gives to the island a cosmopolitan vibe.
Corfu is the most popular Ionian island and its architecture has been influenced by its long Venetian occupation. It has four fortresses and many churches are spread along the island. The Achillion Palace, the Church of Agios Spiridon, patron saint of the island, Pontikonisi islet and the Monastery of Paleokastritsa is among the most famous sights of Corfu. A lovely resort in Corfu can be found in Gouvia, Dasia, and Kavos. The island is extremely popular among the British and in fact, there is a strong British community living in Corfu.
This Ionian island is famous for its lush vegetation which has given it the name Flower of the Orient (Fiore di Levante). The beaches of Zakynthos are so clean that an endangered species, the Caretta-Caretta sea turtle, goes to lay its eggs there for centuries. A lot of beach bars are organized on Zakynthos island and many new tourist facilities have been created. A wonderful resort in Zakynthos can be found in Kalamaki, Laganas, Argassi, Tsilivi, and Vasilikos.
Paros is a lovely Cycladic resort, known for its traditional chapels, clean beaches, and exciting nightlife. Winds blow very often on this island and that is why the Windsurfing World Cup is held every year on the Golden beach. Parikia, Naousa, and Pounta are the most picturesque and popular places on Paros island. Once you go, do not miss to visit Antiparos islet and enjoy the Cycladic nature.
It is the biggest Greek island and you will need a lot of days to get a real view of Crete. Chania, with its traditional, old quarters; Rethymno, with its medieval castle, named Fortezza; Heraklion and the close by the archaeological site of Knossos; Lassithi, with its natural beauty, are just a few examples of the sights to see in Crete. Do not miss to visit the Samaria Gorge near Chania and the Palm Tree Forest in Vai, near Lasithi. The long, sandy beaches of Crete will also amaze you. A beautiful resort in Crete can be found in Malia, Elounda, Sitia, Kissamos, Ierapetra, Agios Nikolaos, Rethymno Town, Chania Town, and Hersonissos.
It is a beautiful area in northern Greece and extremely popular in the summer months. It is known for its large, clean beaches, lush greenery, and lovely villages. There are areas to find some peace and others wilder, where all night beach parties are held. Look for a beautiful resort in Halkidiki in places like Afytos, Nea Moudania, Hanioti, Neos Marmaras, Gerakini, and Nea Potidea.
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