What interests you when you go swimming in Attica is spending time and not having eaten for 2-3 hours on the road so you can take a dip. And fortunately Attica offers the possibility to reach beaches traveling just a few kilometers and only an hour distance to reach them. Beautiful sandy beaches with sand or fine pebbles that will offer you the tranquility and clean waters you want to swim. We in exploringgreece.tv chose four beautiful beaches for the weekend which are at most an hour away from Athens.
You pick a destination and prepare your things for the beach.
A beach that combines mountain and sea and gives you unique view of the Corinthian Gulf. It is one of the beautiful beaches of Attica with shallow waters that you will love it from the first moment. You’ll find it on loutraki , hidden in a pine forest. It is conceivablely divided into two parts and its waters are turquoise and transparent . But the main thing is that it is one of the beaches of Attica with shallow waters like the one you are looking for. Note that the beach is strictly with out eny facilities so you will need to stop in Loutraki for supplies.
On this particular beach you may need less than an hour to reach it. You drive to Sounio road and stop at the bay of Agia Marina. In some parts it is organized and in others not ,so you need to choose what you prefer. Shallow and turquoise waters are waiting for you to take your dips. This particular beach is one of those that will almost never be disturbed by the wind as it is made so by nature and it is protected from the weather.
Photo Source: Google Maps This beach is in the area of Keratea in Attica and it is the ultimate getaway without any exaggeration.
Despite the name, it is one of the best beaches of Attica and even an hour away from the center of Athens. The sandy beach of kakia thalassa makes us not stop playing with the castles in the sand even if we are to old. It is a natural aquatic beauty that you can find without leaving far from your home. The area on the beach offers its guests an alternative. A sporting activity that is none other than… climbing, in one of the best climbing fields that anybody can do near Athens!
The nearby beach of Psatha is all you need to take the family and not suffer for hours on the streets. In Psatha you will enjoy diving near a unique beauty of pine forest. There you will swim in clear and warm waters on a pebbled beach that will offer you the tranquility that you want. On the plus side is also the fact that it has the necessary size so that it is never crowded no matter how many people choose it. If you love the clear and warm waters then you’ve found out where your next swim with the kids will be.
Choose one of the beaches of Attica near Athens and organize your excursion…
Kalopigado: The quiet beach of Attica with its clear waters
Mikro Pilion: The hidden blue beach of Attica