Address: Leof. Posidonos 18, Elliniko
smas is a long, gold sandy beach well furnished with sunbeds and umbrellas. Situated on the outskirts of the capital, the beach has great transportation links. Agios Kosmas is perfect for those who want to plan a whole day out; you can join the beach’ gym, promenade along the seafront, sunbath and swim and spoil yourself with Greek treats served at the local taverns, café shops or ouzeries.
Address: Leof. Posidonos 73, Paleo Faliro
Only 20 minutes away from the center of Athens with great transportation links, the long beach of Edem and its shallow waters are ideal for families with small children. You can practice all sort of games, from tennis to chess or you can stroll along the seafront admiring the lively atmosphere, relax, swim sunbath on the hot gold sand or you can hide away in one of the taverns which are nicely positioned facing the sea.
Address: 2 Poseidonos Ave, Vouliagmeni
Definitely worth seeing is the gorgeous sandy beach of Vouliagmeni. Easily accessible, the free entrance and remarkable landscape make it a very popular choice. In the area, you can find some of the most luxurious hotels and best places to eat.
Megalo Kavouri is another great option for families with small children as the beach has shallow water and unforgettable views. The beach has many taverns to choose from.
Address: Vouliagmeni Lake,
Opening times: 7:00am-8.00pm
While at Vouliagmeni beach, you can visit Lake Vouliagmeni which is a natural spectacle in itself and a perfect scene to relax, enjoy the peaceful surroundings and experience the healing properties of the salted and mineral-rich water. Even more, you can here completely unwind your mind and body while benefiting from the multi-sensory aspects of hydrotherapy. The lake has beach chairs and umbrellas, a coffee shop and a fine dining restaurant.
Address: 2 Poseidonos Ave, Vouliagmeni
Opening times: 8:00am-8:30pm
Entry Fee: 4 Euro Weekday,5 Euro Weekends.
Reduced rate for kids. Akti Vouliagmenis is a turquoise sea beach with refreshing green surroundings and fantastic choices to spend your day. The beach is a great place for sports lovers and families; here you enjoy your day on the outdoor courts playing tennis, volleyball, and basketball.
Address: 58 Poseidonos Ave, Glyfada
Opening times: 9.00am-7.00pm, Restaurant 9.00am – 3.00am
Entry Fee: 7 Euro weekdays and 8 Euro weekend
Asteras Beach is a resort located in the Southern Suburbs of Athens which incorporates several venues and comes well organized with beach chairs and umbrellas, lockers, changing rooms, showers, trampolines, a kid’s playground, a self- service restaurant, and water sports.
Balux Cafe the House Project is a contemporary spacious beach house where you can relax on the beach, eat savory food and spend a day out as a family.
Balux Seaside Escape is an ideal spot to free your mind and just relax by the pool whilst savoring exotic cocktails and delicious food.
ARK is another great place to make the most of your day. The fascinating sight, modern design, unique cocktails and tasty food will most definitely win you over.
Address: Varkiza Coast
Entrance Fee: €5 for on weekdays (includes sunbeds), €6 on weekends + €5 for sunbeds
Opening Times: 9 am till sunset
The Varkiza Resort comes well equipped with a selection of restaurants and facilities, such as beachside souvlaki eatery, pizzeria and sushi bar. Wellness and massage, beach tennis, windsurfing and water skiing and a children’s water park are also available. Sun beds and umbrellas are being charged extra and you can stay here until late in the night.
General Entrance Fee: €6 for adults
Opening Times: 8 am to 5 am
Address: Poseidonos Avenue 17455, Kalamaki Tram Stop: Kalamaki
Bolivar Beach Bar is one of the first beaches you will see if you are traveling from the center of Athens. Stretching over a few kilometers, the sandy white beach with fine pebbles, shady palm trees clear blue waters, comes well organized with sunbeds and umbrellas, changing cabins, toilets, Water Park, lifeguard and first aid, volleyball and racket court. Bolivar offers a unique culinary experience delivered by some of the most well-known chefs. Charged with an exhilaration and young vibe, in the evening the place turns into one of the best alternative nightclubs.
General Entrance Fee: €5 for adults
Opening Times: 9 am to 4 pm
Address: Poseidonos Avenue 17455, Kalamaki Tram Stop: Zephyros
Adjacent to Bolivar Beach, Akanthus impresses its visitors with gorgeous surroundings, being an ideal place for all-day, dawn to dawn entertainment. Here you can swim, enjoy a nice cup of coffee or cocktail or treat yourself with the finest Mediterranean culinary conceptions while listening to great, upbeat music. At sunset, the day bar converts into one of Athens hottest nightclubs playing Greek and foreign hits, being a great place to meet up with friends and create unforgettable memories.