The peninsula of Pelion hosts some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. With crystal water and surrounded by steep green mountainsides, Pelion beaches provide some truly beautiful places to relax. The most impressive beaches in Pelion are found on the eastern side of the peninsula, including Mylopotas, Agios Ioannis, Papa Nero, and Horefto. You will find below a list of the best beaches in Pelion Greece.
Except for the beaches, there are also many places for sightseeing. Discover the best things to see in Pelion.
Guide to 10 beaches
Discover our guide to 10 beautiful Pelion beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Pelion. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: 52 km north east of Volos
Description: Agios Ioannis is the most popular beach of Pelion. Surrounded by amazing natural beauty, Agios Ioannis is well developed in tourism and has one of the finest beaches in the area.
Location: 51 km north east of Volos
Description: Right next to Agios Ioannis, there is the long and sandy beach of Papa Nero. With crystal water and lush greenery around, this is a gorgeous beach to realx.
Location: 63 km south east of Volos
Description: Considered among the best beaches of Pelion, Mourtia is found on the side of the Aegean Sea and has crystal water. The coast has few rocks and also parts with soft sand.
Location: 60 km south east of Volos
Description: A beautiful tourist resort on the southern side of Pelion, Platanias (or Platania) is surrounded by plane trees and poplars. Excursion boats connect Platanias to Skiathos and Skopelos.