Lounge on Vouliagmeni Beach in Athens
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When you think of Athens, Greece, beaches may not be the first thing to come to mind. The city is rich in history and beauty. Athens is home to some of the countries most relaxing and breathtaking beaches. One of these is Vouliagmeni Beach. Here’s what you should know about Vouliagmeni Beach in Athens.
About Vouliagmeni Beach
Vouliagmeni Beach is located 20 km from the center of Athens. The turquoise water of the beach is not very deep, making it ideal for families with young children. There are sun beds and umbrellas available at Vouliagmeni Beach. A unique feature of this beach is that there are large beautifully kept lawns surrounding it as well as trees that offer natural shade. The sandy beach is clean and comfortable. There are also courts for playing basketball, volleyball, and tennis. Vouliagmeni Beach features a playground and free wi-fi. You can see why Vouliagmeni Beach is considered one of the best beaches to spend time as a family.
Lounge on Vouliagmeni Beach
Vouliagmeni Beach is ideal for families with young children, groups of friends, or people who want to relax under the sun alone. The sand and water are clean and the lawns are perfect for having a picnic lunch. Showers, toilets, and changing rooms are abundant at Vouliagmeni Beach making your stay comfortable. The turquoise water of this beach always hovers around 24 degrees celsius, making it spa-like year round.
When you’re in the mood for refreshing drinks and snacks or a meal, you will find restaurants in the area including a seaside fish taverna where you will find meals suited to lunch and dinner. There are also on-site drink and food kiosks at Vouliagmeni Beach.
If you want to explore the seaside suburb of Vouliagmeni, you will find a place as luxurious as the beach. In Vouliagmeni you will find no shortage of places to eat and enjoy Greek cuisine as well as some that serve Italian food. There are a number of places to eat where you can enjoy a view of the sea. This can make for a romantic dinner date. The suburb of Vouliagmeni is also known as the Athenian Riveria, which shows just how luxurious it is.
Getting to Vouliagmeni Beach
Vouliagmeni Beach in Athens is located at 2 Poseidonos in Vouliagmeni. The best ways to get to the beach are by taxi or car. If you drive, you will find parking at the beach.
You can also take a hop-on hop-off bus tour of Athens that allows you to get of at many destinations throughout the city. On-board commentary can be enjoyed in 12 languages. The length of these tours can range from 24 – 48 hours. With your ticket, you can hop on and off the bus as much as you would like. You will be able to stop to visit the museums, important monuments, and of course beaches such as Vouliagmeni Beach.
You don’t want to miss the chance to visit this beach while in Athens. It is a great way to relax and unwind!
Categorized in: About Athens, Greece, Greek Travel Guide
This post was written by Greek Boston
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