Athens by Day: Where to Swim & Top Beach Resorts

Hi Everyone!!
It’s been quite the hiatus for me but I promise I am back and better than ever. I have finally returned from my month long vacation in Greece. While I had thought I would be consistent and keep all my post updates in real time, I got all caught up in enjoying myself. Crazy idea right. Let me be the first to say this trip was much needed and perfectly relaxing to hit the restart button upon my return. I promise going forward to deliver consistent, and what I hope is creative and interesting content for you guys. Till I get back into the swing of things, please be sure to check out my instagram @angelica_e for some great images of my travels.

First up for my summer series in Greece is: Athens!

Athens is usually the first stop to many during a vacation in Greece, especially for those visiting for the first time. Granted the Acropolis is truly magnificent and mandatory to visit, however if you find yourself with some more free time to chill around Athens, there are some beaches outside of the city that are worth checking out. While Athens isn’t as pristine as some of the waters you might find on the islands or other coastlines of Greece, they are still beautiful, blue, and the beach clubs are nice and well designed.

Yabanaki Varkiza

Yabanaki has been a returning go to for me. The water is nice and the beach club is filled with chill good vibes. Especially on the weekends the music gets a little louder and is great to spend the day on a bean bag or lounge chair with a cocktail. Be sure to check out the restaurant on the grounds, the food is amazing, especially the truffle pasta and the pizzas are also great.

Bolivar, Alimos

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Similarly to Yabanaki, Bolivar is another great option I have checked out. More great water and loungy vibes to chill out to. It is also a great spot for nightlife (more on this in a later post). Another plus is that it is located next to some other great beach clubs as well. Akanthus, Nalu, and Lohan club are all within walking distance.

Schinias, Marathon

A little further outside Athens and into the suburbs is Schinias. I specifically visited Karavi Beach club. If this is more convenient based on your location, you cant go wrong.

Karavi, Schinias
Karavi Beach Club

Asteras, Glyfada

Asteras Beach is located in one of my favorite areas in Athens: Glyfada. I am such a huge fan of Balux for coffee and Ark for a gorgeous night dining out.

What I hear is worth visiting

There are tons of other beaches in Athens I have yet to set my eyes on however I have heard nothing but great things and look forward to checking them out another year. See below for more spots!

Astir, Vougliameni

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Beach of Sounio

Cres Beach

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