Small getaways and one-day trips near Athens are all you need to relax and charge your batteries for the next few days. Especially when you don't have a plan to spend many days on vacation. The beaches of the Corinthian Sea are definitely the ideal place to enjoy your swim whether you go for one-day or weekend.
In exploringgreece.tvwe have chosen and we present some of the most beautiful beaches of the Corinthian Sea
It is like a small island and has a cosmopolitan sense and it is just next to Athens. Vrachati is the cosmopolitan corner of the Peloponnese located next to the sea, 12 km west of the city of Corinth, 93 km away from Athens, and about two hours through the new highway from Patras. You will easily reach and enjoy a swim in the crystal clear blue waters. The beach of Vrachati has thin pebble as sand, but it is not sandy.
Photo Source: Google Maps This beach is in the area of Keratea, in Attica and it is the ultimate getaway without any exaggeration.
On the upper side of the Corinthian Sea, there is a beach that doesn't remind of anything of mainland Greece. It's like you've taken a boat and been on an exotic island. Saranti beach is located where Viotia ends in the sea and is a pebbled beach with crystal clear and calm waters. The advance is that it is just an hour and a half away from Athens. The area also has cheap accommodation if you want to spend the night there.
Photo Source: Google Maps This beach is in the area of Keratea in Attica and it is the ultimate getaway without any exaggeration.
I'm sure you've heard of this particular beach. But have you been there? It is one of the beaches of Attica that has warm waters. It is about an hour far from the center of Athens and is enclosed in a pine forest that will offer you coolness and peace. It is a pebbled beach with crystal clear warm waters. One of its advances is the fact that it is quite a long beach so it is never fully been crowded no matter how many people are there. If you love clean and warm waters then you've found out where you will go for swimming.
How would you like to swim overlooking an archeological site? And yet it is possible and just two hours away from Athens. Here you will see it with your own eyes. You will swim enjoying pictures taken from an old history book. The archaeological sites are a kilometer far away from the lake. A unique experience that is just an hour's drive, 18 km outside Loutraki.