The top 5 beaches in Attica

People say that, vacation is a state of mind and we totally agree! We know that you can’t wait for your summer holidays, but till then there are some great beaches not far from Athens downtown, where you can spend some relaxing weekends away from the everyday madness. We chose and recommend the 5 top beaches in Attica suburbs, ideal for families, couples or groups of friends that will give you a sense of vacation, just a few kilometers away from the heart of Athens. Because you know what they say… a Sunday well spent, brings a week full of joy!


Artemida or Loutsa is one of the most popular beaches in Athens! Just a few kilometers away from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, the beach of Artemida with it’s shallow waters and golden sand, is an ideal choice for families. With various cafes on the beach, you can also rent umbrellas and lounges and enjoy your cocktail by the sea.


At a distance of 66 kilometers away from the center of Athens, the sandy Psatha beach is 2.5 kilo-meters long. Overlooking the Corinthian Gulf and with several shops, restaurants and cafes, Psatha is the perfect choice for families and groups of friends, since it offers many different options!

Legrena, KAPE

A small beach, which for many years was considered as a “secret” one, is located about 60 km away from the center of Athens in the direction of Sounio. Its crystal clear waters await you for as much relaxation as you can handle! Nearby, you can also discover another smaller beach, which you can reach by swimming!

Small and Big Kavouri

One of the most crowded beaches of Attica “Mikro Kavouri” is located about 18 kilometers away from Athens and its the right choice for water sports enthusiasts! Shortly after Mikro Kavouri, you can reach Megalo Kavouri beach, with its famous rocky island of Kavouronissi, just 300 away me-ters from the coast.


Relaxation, tranquility, as well as fun and beach bars, are just a few things that you can enjoy at Saronida beach, just 48 kilometers away from the center of Athens! Suitable for fitness enthusiasts, at Saronida Sailing Club you can attend aerobics, yoga classes and also pilates!