Blue Flag beaches / marinas
Anavyssos Center, Beach located in ANAVYSSOU
Asteras Vouliagmenis, Beach located in VOULIAGMENI
Situated among pines, elms, palm trees and assorted shrubbery, it is considered the gem of the area, with a natural sandy beach stretching 300 meters long and 30 meters wide.Within the complex there are hotels and studios. Sea sports are available and car rental at the Hotel.You can easily reach Beach by car or with public transportation.Over the past years we have made great efforts to make people and especially children aware of environmental necessities through speeches, seminars and periodical cleaning of environmental.
Avlaki, Beach located in MARKOPOULO
At a distance of 30 Km from the center of Athens is located the Municipal Âeach of Avlaki , the
access at which is possible either every half an hour through organized transportation or through
``Áttikis Odos , Municipal Beach of Avlaki is located at the south of Porto Rafti, is
a sandy beach with length of 350 m and width of 100 m while all around there are hills with pine – trees, lentisks and olive trees. In the area where the Municipal Beach of Avlaki`` is located there are settlements and the native sports such as cars, motorbikes, bikes at professional or amateurish level aren’t practiced with the exception of sailing. The resorts and the rooms to let are few.has handicap facilities.
Breksiza, Beach located in NEA MAKRI
- SANDY - URBAN BEACH,
- LIFEGUARD/LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT,
FACILITIES FOR DISABLED PEOPLE,
SPORT FACILITIES, RENT
CAR/BIKES/BICYCLES, HOTELS, RENT
- CLEAN UP, DRAWING/PHOTO
- CLOSE TO MAIN ROAD
- PINE TREES - WILLOWWS, PALMS
- 5TH JUNE - 1ST JULY.
Flisvos, Marina located in PALAIO FALIRO
Mavro Lithari, Beach located in ANAVYSSOS
The beach is located at the 47 km of Athens Souniou Avenue, at the region of Anavyssos, a
typical resort area. The original name of the location is “Mavro Lithari”, a name that came after
the big, black stone found in the middle of the beach (mavro for black, lithari for stone). The
same “black stone” has been the symbol of Eden Beach hotels.Eden Beach / Mavro Lithari is
operated and maintained by the Pyramis SA proprietor of Eden beach resort hotel - club.
Responsible for the operations and services of the beach is the General mgr of Eden Beach Hotel. The beach has been awarded with the blue flag for six consecutive years Visitors can use the subway passage, which connects the hotel and the coastal road with the beach. Alternatively, side
passageways offer connection to the subway beach. All entrances are accessible for people
with wheelchairs (ramps).The Blue Flag team in cooperation with the elementary school of
Anavyssos (and particularly with Manolis Haritos (specialist in environmental education) who is
responsible for the environmental working groups of the school), plan and carry out educational
activities. The main objective of those activities is to educate children, about the environments
issues, the threats and ways to safeguard it. We attempt to approach those issues in reference with local history and the human interference on the environment. We carry out educational visits, lectures, we participate every year on “clean up the med”, organize painting competitions, photography competitions. The working blue flag working group sponsors the schools
environmental magazine “helidonismata” that is published every year. Eden Beach provides the
following facilities:· Snack bar with seating capacity of 500· W.C, and restrooms for the
disabled· Changing cabins· First aid · Telephone booth· Professional lifeguard watch
· Sun beds with parasols · Sea sports (pedaloes, canoes, wind surf)· Water ski
school, Wakeboard School· Beach volley court· Mini golfThe maximum length of the b
each is 300 meter and the average width is 35 meters. The beach consists of sand mixed with
pebbles. The beach is surrounded by hills giving the advantage that the coast is always calm even
when the winds are strong.
Olympic Marin, Marina located in LAVRIO
PRIVATE,ONLY MARINA,TOILET TANK
TREES,CLOSE TO TOWN,SEMINAR-
Pounta Zeza, Beach located in LAVRIO
The coast of Poynta Zeza of the Municipality of Lavrion is found on the southern utmost tip of Attica, within a distance of 56,5 km. from the centre of Athens, between Lavrion and Sounion. There is a road connection with K.T.E.L buses starting from Pedio of Areos or private buses from Attica Road connecting to Lavrion Boulevard.
The coast is sandy with a length of 350m and width 20m until 50m and is surrounded by dense vegetation thicket and trees. There are no marine sports, rental cars, bicycles or motorbikes on the coast. Hotels and rented rooms are not found in the wider space of the coast.
Schinias/Karavi, Beach located in MARATHONAS
Our beach is located 42 klms north-east of Athens close to the historical city of Marathon. It is a rural beach, full of parlm trees, pine trees and colourfull plants. The beautifull sandy beach is 120 meters long and 40 meters wide. There are hotels and rent rooms nearby, as well as all kinds of watersports. Also environmental education facilities such as
Lectures, Clean up, Drawing and Photo competitions.It is very easy to get there. Just follow the road signs that lead to the Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre and Karavi Beach is only 500 meters far.
Varkiza, Beach located in VARI
VARKIZA BEACH SITUATED IN THE RESORT TOWN VARKIZA ON THE EDGE OF THE ATHENS
METROPOLITAN AREA. VARKIZA TOWN IS A SMALL SETTLEMENT OF ABOUT 16000
PERMANENT RESIDENTS AND HAS ALWAYS BEEN A SUMMER RESORT FOR THE INHABITANTS
OF ATHENS. THERE ARE THREE HOTELS IN THE TOWN AS WELL AS RENT-A-CAR FACILITIES, A
BANK, POST OFFICE, PHARMACY, SUPERMARKET AND SEVERAL RESTAURANTS AND CAFES.THE
BEACH IS SANDY WITH ABOUT 500 METERS IN LENGTH AND ABOUT 40 METERS IN WIDTH. THE
SURROUNDING FAUNA AND FLORA ARE THE INDIGENOUS SPECIES FOUND THROUGHOUT THE
PREFECTURE OF ATTIKI. THE BEACH COMPLEX HAS BEEN THOROUGHLY LANDSCAPED WITH
LARGE AREAS OF LAWN AND MANY FLOWERS, TREES AND SHRUBS. EXAMPLES OF THE FAUNA
FOUND AT THE BEACH INCLUDE: PINE TREES, OLIVE TREES, CYPRUS TREES, BAMBOO,
IBISCUS, LIBRINA AND CATUS. THE COMPLEX OPERATES THREE TENNIS COURTS, A WATER
PARK, BASKETBALL COURT, A BEACH VOLLEYBALL COURT AND 2 SWIMMING POOLS.
FOR THE 2004 SEASON VARIOUS WATER SPORTS WILL BE OFFERED AS WELL. THE BEACH
ALSO OFFERS 50 LUXURY CABANAS, SEVERAL RESTAURANTS AND BARS, AN OUTDOOR
CINEMA AND SHOPS. THIS BEAUTIFUL LOCATION ALSO LENDS ITSELF TO OUTDOOR FUNCTIONS
AND EVENTS. THE BEACH IS EASILY ACCESSED BY THE MAIN COASTAL HIGHWAY WHICH
STARTS IN PIREAUS AND RUNS ALL THE WAY TO SOUNIO IN THE SOUTH. THERE IS ALSO A
SECONDARY ROAD WHICH LEADS TO THE BEACH FROM VARI TOWN. VISITORS CAN GET TO
THE BEACH EITHER BY PRIVATE VEHICLE, TAXI OR TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE PUBLIC
TRANSPORT SYSTEM WHICH IN THE SUMMER OPERATES MANY ROUTES FROM CENTRAL
ATHENS. DUE TO THE DISTANCE INVOLVED IT IS DIFFICULT TO GET TO THE BEACH BY BICYCLE
OR ON FOOT UNLESS YOU ARE IN A NEARBY AREA. THE BEACH IS PART OF THE BLUE FLAGS
OF EUROPE PROJECT AND AS SUCH GUARANTEES THE VISITOR CLEAN WATERS, A
WELL PRESERVED ENVIRONMENT AND EXCELLENT FACILITIES.FOR THE 2004 SEASON
SEVERAL ENVIRONMENTAL EVENTS HAVE BEEN PLANNED IN COOPERATION WITH LOCAL
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND MUNICIPALITIES AS WELL AS ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS. ON MAY
30TH WE WILL BE TAKING PART IN THE TRANS-MEDITERRANEAN CLEAN UP THE MED
CAMPAIGN. DURING THE SEASON WE ARE ALSO ORGANIZING SEMINARS IN COOPERATION WITH
THE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS. THIS YEAR’S FLOWER FESTIVAL WILL
BE RUN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GREEN CORNERS OF MY NEIGHBORHOOD PROGRAM.
THE PHOTOGRAPHY AND DRAWING COMPETITIONS WILL BE HELD TOWARDS THE END
OF THE SUMMER.
Voula A, Beach located in VARI
The type of A’ Beach Voula Alkyonidon 4 is sandy and in some small exact spots of the surface is covered with pebbles. It is placed in an urban territory and describing the environmental education activities-facilities our program includes several, such as seminars, clean up monthly programs, conferences, ecological weekends. There are sport facilities such as water sports, beach volley courts, soccer courts and also archery courts.
The total surface of A’ Beach Voula facilities is 84000 m3, the length of the beach in nearly 300m and the width is nearly 30m, as for the natural character of the area, pine trees, palm trees, olive trees and other types of trees also several types of bushes are part of the type of the A’ Beach flora.
People could get rather easily to the beach using the Bus (there is a Bus stop near the main entrance), or the Taxi, or by using their personal automobile, which they can park it in the A’ Beach Voula Parking (capacity approximately 350 cars).
Zea, Marina located in PIREUS
PRIVATE, PART OF COMMERCIAL
HARBOUR/ONLY MARINA, TOILET TANK
FACILITIES - SPORT FACILITIES - RENT
CAR, PINE TREES, CLOSE TO MAIN ROAD,
LECTURE, 5/6 - 1/7