Described as “summer residence of the 12 Olympian Gods and hometown of the Centaurs”, Pelion is an awe-inspiring destination for those visiting Central Greece. An evergreen Paradise on Earth, hosting some of the finest beaches with crystalline waters. Below you will find some of the best Pelion beaches for you to enjoy, during your stay in the Greek mainland. And you will see that they live up to the expectations of island enthusiasts or even exceed them by far!
Mylopotamos is definitely one of the top choices, when it comes to Pelion beaches. White sand and small pebbles, imposing rocks dividing the beach into two parts and pine trees, offering their shade generously. This is a place to relax and enjoy nature’s bliss, away from the crowds and the noise. The sculpted rocks form a mystical aura, while the turquoise waters add to the exotic scenery. And for those who enjoy a vast beach, Horefto is located at the village bearing the same name. It features silky sand and emerald waters. You may choose to sit at the comfy sun loungers or prefer the isolated parts of the beach.
Moving forward with the best Pelion beaches, Papa Nero is a family-friendly option with azure waters and modern facilities. This is a beach that allows you to relax, enjoying the peace and quiet while at the same time relishing the sun beds and umbrellas, the coffee and drinks on site. On the eastern coast of Pelion lies Damouchari beach, within short distance from the picturesque gorge of Mouressi. This is a natural port that attracts visitors due to its quaint beauty, accessible through a path from Tsagarada.
If you are trying to recall where you have seen Fakistra beach, this is one of the filming locations for Mamma Mia! A small cove of fine sand and some rocky spots, untouched by mass tourism and ideally maintaining its unspoiled nature. Potistika and Platanias, Mourtia and Katigiorgis are also great places to visit for dives and soaking under the Mediterranean sun. Make the difference and choose Pelion for your watery retreat in Greece…it will not fail you!