Greece is well-known for its stunning beaches, and I have been to so many of them over the years, but sometimes, you just want to get away from the crowds and find a secluded spot to relax. So, in no particular order, I’ve chosen what I believe are the ten most beautiful secluded beaches in Greece.
The 10 most beautiful secluded beaches in Greece
1 Elafonissi Beach, Crete
Elafonisi Beach, which in Greek means “Island of Deer”) is like paradise on earth with pink coral sand and clear crystalline waters. It is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece and is even ranked one of the most beautiful in the world.
A few years ago, Elafonisi Beach was not that popular, and only a few people knew about its existence. Nowadays, it has become popular, and it is a must-see for all visitors to Crete.
This beach is perfect for children, who can play for hours in the shallow warm waters or make sandcastles at the shore. Parents can relax and supervise while enjoying the sun.
2 Psili Amos Beach, Patmos
Psili Amos Beach in Patmos is one of Greece’s most beautiful and breathtaking beaches. With its gentle waves and sandy shores, the beach is ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and simply taking in stunning views.
Psili Amos Beach is located on the north coast of Patmos, about a 20-minute drive from the island’s main town. The beach can be reached by car or bus, and plenty of parking is available. There are also a few restaurants and cafes nearby, making it the perfect spot to spend a day in the sun.
The water at Psili Amos beach is crystal clear, and the gentle waves make it ideal for swimming. The soft sand is perfect for sunbathing, and the stunning view of the ocean makes it a great place to relax and unwind. There are plenty of umbrellas, sun loungers, and a few restaurants and cafes nearby.
A few cafes, bars, and restaurants at Psili Amos Beach are worth checking out. The first is the Katerina Café, which has excellent coffee and pastries. The second is Taverna Andreas, which has great Greek food. Lastly, there is the Poseidon Beach Bar, which has a beautiful ocean view.
3 Megalo Limonari Beach, Meganisi
If you’re looking for a beautiful, secluded beach to relax on while in Greece, look no further than Megalo Limonari Beach on Meganisi. This beach is one of the closest to Katomeri and is only separated by a couple of kilometres. You can easily get there by foot via a dirt road from the town. Megalo Limonari Beach provides unique relaxation moments under the warm sun due to its lack of crowds. The green colour characterizes this beach and attracts nature lovers.
The sparkling, crystal-clear water and soft sand make Megalo Limonari Beach a perfect place to spend a day swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the incredible views. There are also plenty of rocks to explore, providing an opportunity to find exciting creatures in the tide pools. If you get hungry, a few beach bars and tavernas are nearby, so you can grab a bite to eat without having to leave the beach.
Overall, Megalo Limonari Beach in Meganissi is an ideal spot for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and enjoy some peace and quiet. With its stunning scenery and tranquil atmosphere, it’s no wonder this beach is one of Meganissi’s best-kept secrets.
4 Porto Katsiki Beach, Lefkada
If you’re looking for one of the best beaches in Greece, look no further than Porto Katsiki beach on the island of Lefkada. This stunning beach is known for its dramatic cliffs, crystal-clear waters, and sandy shores. It’s perfect for a day of relaxation in the sun.
Whether travelling solo, as a couple, or with your family, Porto Katsiki beach is the perfect spot to enjoy everything Greece offers. Soak up the sun on the sandy shores, dip in the crystal-clear waters, and explore the dramatic cliffs that make this beach so unique.
Located southwest of the island’s capital and close to Athani village, the natural beauty of Porto Katsiki offers one of the most impressive sights and surroundings Lefkada is famous for: The abrupt white cliffs forming a wild yet magnificent backdrop with the deep blue waters of the Ionian sea. Lush vegetation covers the surrounding area creating one of the most idyllic landscapes in the world.
5 Agrari Beach, Mykonos
Looking for a secluded beach to relax on while in Greece? Then look no further than Agrari Beach in Mykonos. This beach is situated 8.5 km south of Mykonos town and offers stunning views of the surrounding hillsides. There is also a restaurant and bar on the beach, making it the perfect spot to spend a day in the sun.
The best time to visit Agrari Beach is between May and September when the weather is warm and sunny. Visitors can find Agrari Beach by taking a bus from Mykonos town, renting a car, and driving to the beach. There is also a small parking area for those who choose to drive.
6 Pahia Ammos Beach, Tinos
Pahia Ammos Beach in Tinos is located 10 km from the main town of Tinos, next to Lichnaftia Beach. It is the most beautiful and secluded beach on Tinos, with dunes of fine golden sand and a greenish shade that slopes slightly into the beautiful turquoise sea of the Agean.
You can almost guarantee that no one will disturb you on this beach. It sort of has a virgin nature corner without any beach facilities, making it unique. Above is a bar restaurant with a swimming pool, so you won’t walk away hungry. But I would also recommend a picnic basket.
Even families come to enjoy this well-preserved, almost primaeval Greek paradise. Moreover, the abundance of soft sand allows anyone to create real architectural masterpieces. Just don’t forget about the umbrella and the sun protection cream.
7 Adrina Beach, Skopelos
If you’re looking for a breathtaking beach destination in Greece, look no further than Adrina Beach on the island of Skopelos. Adrina Beach is a hidden gem that is surrounded by pines and often deserted. This secluded spot is only accessible by footpath or boat, making it the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The clear turquoise waters and soft white sand make Adrina Beach a paradise for swimming, sunbathing and simply taking in the stunning views. The beach is also great for snorkelling, with plenty of fish to be seen in crystal-clear waters. If you’re feeling active, there are some rocks that you can climb for a different perspective of the beach.
Adrina Beach in Skopelos is one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece and definitely worth a visit if you’re looking for somewhere special to spend your time. If you get hungry, there’s a beach bar serving snacks and drinks, or you could always pack a picnic to enjoy in the shade on the sand. There are also a few sun loungers available to rent if you want to truly relax on your holiday.
8 Ftenagia Beach, Chalki
If you’re looking for a breathtaking beach to add to your Greece itinerary, look no further than Ftenagia Beach on the island of Chalki. With its gentle waves and sandy shores, the beach is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and simply taking in the stunning view.
Visitors to Ftenagia Beach will find plenty to keep them occupied. The beach is close to several restaurants and cafes, as well as a few shops selling souvenirs and local handicrafts. There are also several activities available in the area, including windsurfing, sailing, and kayaking.
A sublime and immaculate pebble beach with lots of rocky coves for those who desire some solitude. Ftenagia Beach is located behind the small chapel of “Agia Aekaterini” (Saint Catherine). It is accessible either on foot by the rocky path, which starts at the small chapel or by car from the road that passes under the island’s windmills.
Suppose you’re ever in Chalki during August. In that case, you definitely shouldn’t miss the rising of the red moon over the figure of Rhodes island.
9 Kouloura Beach, Corfu
Kouloura Beach is situated next to the picturesque fishing village of the same name and is located 30 km south of Corfu town and about 7km from the beautiful village of Kalami.
The area is recognized for its undulating area of lush tree forests and the wonderful crystalline bay. Kouloura is arguably one of the most attractive coves on the Ionian island, with small pebbles and a fantastic surrounding of trees and wildlife.
The area is well-sheltered, creating a feeling of total privacy. Despite its small size, sunbeds cover the most significant part of the beach. Still, there are also trees which are a nice alternative to relax under the cool shade. It is an ideal destination for visitors who seek a peaceful holiday, especially for nature lovers who will surely appreciate this fabulous location.
10 Agia Marina Beach, Spetses
If you’re looking for a beautiful beach to unwind and relax on during your holiday in Greece, look no further than Agia Marina Beach on the island of Spetses. Agia Marina Beach is the perfect place to soak up the Mediterranean sun with its clear turquoise waters and soft sand.
There are plenty of sun loungers and parasols available to hire, or you can simply lay out your towel on the sand and enjoy the stunning views. If you’re feeling active, several water sports are available, including jet skiing, windsurfing and paddle boarding.
Agia Marina Beach is just a short walk from Spetses Town, so it’s easy to get to even if you don’t have your own transport. There are plenty of tavernas, restaurants and cafes nearby if you need to refuel after a day in the sun.
So, if you’re looking for a perfect beach to relax on during your holiday in Greece, Agia Marina Beach on the island of Spetses is definitely worth a visit.
Well, there you have it. The ten most beautiful secluded beaches in Greece, in my opinion. Obviously, times change, as do opinions, so I’m sure this list will as well. But in the meantime, I do hope you enjoyed reading my personally chosen beaches.