Greece is such a lovely destination for holiday. Breathtaking sea view is one of the most charming factor of why people pay a visit to this place. Two of the most popular destinations are Santorini and Mykonos. Those two are considered iconic travel destination in Greece and often in included in travelers; bucket lists. However, there are more places to explore in Greece just as mesmerizing as those two popular destinations.
Dreamy Islands in Greece worth travelling for
Grecian archipelago has more than 6,000 islands scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Seas. However, only about 227 of them have residents. The rest are inhabitant and secluded. However, some of them are open for tourists. Here are some of the dreamiest islands in Greece you have to visit:
Milos is also known as ‘Island of Colors’. It has one of the most breathtaking scenery. It is volcanic island with diverse rock formations and landscapes. This island also has around 70 beaches you can explore such as Sarakiniko Beach with its ashen-white sands or Papafragras Beach with its aquamarine water slipping between open caves.
Crete is another beautiful island in Greece that looks like straight out of a fairy-tale. This place in known as the birthplace of the sky god Zeus in Greek mythology. Crete has the largest population of all Greek islands. This island is located in the south of the Aegean Sea. Another charming factor of this island is beautiful beaches such as Seitan Limania Beach and Elafonissi Beach. This island is divided into four regions. You can head to one of the region called Chania to explore the the maze of picturesque side streets. And try authentic Greek cuisines.
Kefalonia is a stunning island in the Ionian sea and considered the largest. This island looks magical and out of this world. The island is decorated with towering cliffs, lush pine forest, cobalt lakes, olive trees, beautiful caves, and ancient castle ruins. You can also explore Melissani Lake via boat tour. It is an underground lake with a very clear water that you can see all the way to the bottom.
Zakynthos is often called as paradise island because it does look like one. The island was ruled by the Venetians from 1484-1797. its nickname during that time was The Flower of the East. It is not an exaggerated name because it is home to more than 7,000 flowers. You can see that this island is like from another world due to its breathtaking beauty. You can also head to Navagio Beach where you can find a huge, rustling marooned vessel.
Skopelos is such a dreamy, movie-like island. This place might look familiar for you because it has appeared in the Mamma Mia movie indeed. The sunny, cheerful vibe of this island can help lift up your mood. Two of the most interesting factors of this islands are its beaches and towns. You can explore this island via boat tour or by walk, whichever you find the most fitting for you