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Introducing the Greek Islands


Discover the best holiday islands, beaches, hotels, attractions, things to do and local weather with our guide to a perfect beach holiday in the Greek Islands.
 
Santorini, Greek Islands

Santorini


The glamorous island of Santorini is often considered the most dramatically beautiful of all the Greek Islands even if it is also one of the most expensive.
   But don’t let the cost put you off enjoying a beach holiday or romantic getaway here, for Santorini offers all you need for the perfect beach holiday in Greece, including a wide selection of boutique hotels.
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Mykonos, Greek Islands

Mykonos


Mykonos – the most glamorous and expensive of all the Greek Islands – boasts everything you need for a perfect beach holiday in Greece.
   Discover picturesque white-washed houses and blue-domed churches, classy boutique shopping, exciting nightlife, a cosmopolitan (some would say hedonistic) atmosphere and a selection of long sandy beaches ranging from family friendly to secluded and clothing-optional. Get lost in the labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets that meander through the cubist charms of Old Mykonos town.
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Rhodes, Greek Islands

Rhodes


With its year-round pleasant climate, ancient Greek temples, World Heritage-listed medieval Old Town, pristine mountainous interior and coastline of beautiful clean beaches, the Greek Island of Rhodes offers all the ingredients you need for a perfect beach holiday in Greece.
   Visit the beautiful hilltop town of Lindos, wander narrow winding streets lined with white-washed houses, explore the 15th century hilltop fortress, admire the ancient Greek temple that sits within the walls, then cool off with a swim in the nearby beach.
  Read more about Rhodes . . .

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Corfu, Greek Islands

Corfu


Bustling beach resorts, an energetic nightlife, distinctive historic architecture and friendly locals are just some of the reasons why Corfu still remains one of the most popular Greek Islands for a beach holiday in Greece.
   With its lush green landscape of cypress trees, vineyards and shimmering olive groves fringed by blue bays and long golden-sand beaches, Corfu is one of most beautiful islands in Greece.
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Naxos, Greek Islands

Naxos


Naxos is the largest and most fertile island in the Cyclades, famous for its long golden-sand beaches and crystalline turquoise waters – a perfect choice for a Greek Island beach holiday in Greece.
   Away from the coast, discover a mountainous interior scattered with traditional whitewashed villages and a network of old footpaths – perfect for hiking – that snake between hilltop villages, old Byzantine churches and ancient Venetian ruins.
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Zante, Greek Islands

Zakynthos


The tranquil and picturesque Greek Island of Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is the largest of the Ionian Islands.
   It offers elegant neo-classical buildings, medieval churches, weather-sculpted sea caves and a choice of gorgeous golden-sand beaches.
   Stroll the picturesque waterfront of Zakynthos town, see artefacts dating back to the 12th century at the Byzantine Museum, enjoy panoramic views from the hilltop ruins of the Venetian fortress and don't miss Navagio Beach – a pocket of gorgeous white sand that sits surrounded on three sides by towering vertical cliffs of white rock.
  For a classy beach holiday in Greece, read more about Zakynthos . . .

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Paros, Greek Islands

Paros


With its picturesque landscape of undulating verdant hills sprinkled with whitewashed villages, unspoiled fishing villages, lively nightlife and beautiful beaches, Paros offers all the ingredients you need for a perfect Greek Island beach holiday.
   Stroll the picture-perfect winding stone streets of Parikia, past marble fountains and humble whitewashed houses adorned with blue-painted doors, window frames and shutters.
  Read more about Paros . . .

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