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Glyfada Beach, Glyfada

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Let the saltwater breeze blow through your hair at Glyfada Beach, located just a short drive from Athens. Lapped by shallow and refreshing water, the beach remains one of the cleanest swimming spots in the area. Rent a beach umbrella and spend the day relaxing by the water, and leave some time to explore the nearby cafes, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. To visit Glyfada Beach on your holiday in Glyfada, and find out what else Glyfada has to offer, use our Glyfada.
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  • A nice free beach with umbrellas and a lifeguard. The water is very clear and nice for a swim but like most beaches in Greece it's rocky, not sandy. I feel like there is no need for special swimming.....  more
    A nice free beach with umbrellas and a lifeguard. The water is very clear and nice for a swim but like most beaches in Greece it's rocky, not sandy. I feel like there is no need for special swimming.....  more »
  • One of the few free beaches in the area, free umbrella, free showers. You need wet shoes as the beach is shingle and the sea very pebbly. But that's half the fun; we enjoyed many hours of pebble... 
    One of the few free beaches in the area, free umbrella, free showers. You need wet shoes as the beach is shingle and the sea very pebbly. But that's half the fun; we enjoyed many hours of pebble...  more »
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  • Glyfada beach is a series of beaches spread along the coast southeast of Athens. Each of those beaches is numbered and they're set in small bays. You can reach them by tram, bus or self driving with plenty of free parking spaces along them. Most of them are sandy, but some are rocky, specially when you enter the sea. Have in mind all those beaches are free and they come with free umbrellas, lifeguard on duty, benches and shower facilities, and all are rewarded with a blue flag. Not so bad for free, wouldn't you agree ?? For those looking for more organized beaches, there're several paying ones along the same coast, but be prepared for 5-10 Euros for parking and minimum 10 Euros pp entry fee
  • We had a lovely time in the beach. It's free, clear and no visible trash anywhere. It's not crowded, we had a nice place under a (free) beach umbrella. There are showers, life guard, benches, changing room - all in all great experience.

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