Greek Islands

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Greek Islands, Photo by Dragos Gontariu

Greek Islands

Introduction

Greece is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and it is surrounded by over 6000 islands and islets which has something to offer all kinds of tourists. The islands are filled with a wide range of activities that you can try out whether you are searching for culture and nightlife, majestic beaches, delicious seafood, or simply looking for a picturesque getaway. Some of the reasons why you should visit the Greek Islands for your holidays are listed below.

Why you should visit the Greek Islands

You will experience an endless variety

There is an adage that says variety is the spice of life and one of the best places to go in the world to enjoy a wide range of activities is the Greek Island. The islands offer different activities that you can try out. If you are a nightcrawler and searching for a place to party the night away, you can head to Mykonos which is popularly known as the party capital of all the Greek Islands and hosts some of the biggest music festivals in the world. You can head to Paros for a laid back experience as you sip your frappe or Freddo espresso coffee.

Mouthwatering cuisines

There is a wide array of deliciously rich cuisines in Greece and most of their flavors changes with the season and geography. Going on island hopping is a great thing to do if you want a gastronomy experience while in Greece. You are going to find unique foods such as fried cheese appetizer of Saganaki, traditional souvlaki, lots of smorgasbord of delicious dishes to eat. If you want to experience the Greek culture, you should ensure you do not miss the opportunity to try out local delicacies while you are island hopping.

Luxury Accommodation

The Greek island is filled with lots of luxury accommodation that will not blow up your budget. You are going to find lots of beach resorts where you can stay and wake up to the stunning views of the sea and the island. You will surely find accommodation that will suit your style while in the area. For example, in Mykonos, if you are searching for a serene and romantic experience, you can simply rent from the numerous private villas where you can enjoy mesmerizing views of the island with private pools without having to compete with other tourists.

Did you know the following Islands?

Offers great chance to take Instagram-worthy pictures

Most of the Greek Island offers picturesque views apart from their stunning beaches and iconic attractions. If you are a photographer or you are looking for a destination to take Instagram-worthy pictures, you should make sure you do not miss island-hopping in Greece. For example, most of the places in Mykonos are mind-blowing and you should simply take a camera along with you while exploring the area because you will surely find a spot in every corner to take mesmerizing pictures.

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Lesvos Island, picture from Tania Mousinho

Mind-blowing beaches

The Greek Islands is filled with a plethora of beaches which are stunning and it is a great place to go if you want to spend your holiday just lazing around the beach. The beaches in the Greek Islands vary from each other and you are going to find unique beaches all over the islands. For example, you will find a red beach in Santorini and it is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. The beach is perfect for lounging and relaxing. Some of the other top beaches on the Greek Islands are Mylopotas Beach in Los, Paradise Beach in Mykonos, etc.

Thrilling nightlife

The Greek islands are popularly known for their party reputation and the intensity of the party varies from one island to another. If you want to awake the party animal in you, you can head to Ios which is a hotspot for younger nightcrawlers that wants to party the night away. You can also visit Mykonos for a wild night out. You are going to find lots of bars and taverns all over the island. Some beaches also host a party where you can party all night long while enjoying stunning views.

Well known Islands for their nightlife are the following