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Now that we are right in the middle of the late market a lot of resorts are becoming full but some of the Greek islands still have a lot of capacity so we thought we would give you some insight some of the lesser known ones and show you why they are not to be overshadowed by those more popular islands.
Greece is one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations attracting over 13 million tourists a year and boasts miles of sandy beaches, scattered caves, an array of culture to explore and not to mention great food and wine.
Although the well-known islands receive millions of tourists a year, the lesser known islands not so much so we want to show you what they have to offer and why you should finally check them out.
You are sure to absolutely love Greece, we do!
Kefalonia is the largest of the three Inonian islands in Western Greece and is a perfect destination for those looking for dramatic scenery, stunning beaches and great wine.
Kefalonia is home to Myrtos beach which is said to be one of the best in the whole of Greece, and it’s not hard to see why! As well as this, it is also home to its very own hidden treasure, Melissani cave, an attraction that is not to be missed.
Skiathos is a small picturesque island located in the Aegean Sea and is described as paradise on earth. Though the island has become slowly more popular over the years, the beaches and attractions remain unspoilt.
Nightlife in Skiathos is second to none, the pedestrianised street by the Old Harbour boasts an array of bars and clubs to keep those party goers on their feet until the early hours of the morning.
Halkidiki is a peninsula off the Greek mainland, and a great destination for those seeking sun and beaches in a less tourist part of Greece, which also has the benefit of being unspoilt.
Halkidiki is perfect for families or couples as it offers nightlife to suit everyone’s needs, with a multitude of traditional tavernas, restaurants, bars and even clubs.
The third biggest island in Greece which has remained practically untouched, the beaches are unspoilt and there’s peace and tranquillity to be found.
As well as stunning beaches in this Emerald Island you will also be able to explore the historic towns, charming villages and various landscapes.
Preveza is the capital city of Prefecture and combines beautiful beaches, exciting nightlife and tonnes of history, a real treat for those who truly appreciate nature. Preveza offers so much to see and do throughout your stay including Venetian castles and Kiani Akti beach.
These are just a handful of the undiscovered treasures of Greece, to see what else Greece has to offer visit our dedicated Greece page: http://www.awin1.com/cread.php?awinmid=3655&awinaffid=!!!id!!!&clickref=&p=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.onthebeach.co.uk%2Fdestinations%2Fgreece
Here are a selection of the top hotels from each of the above destinations:
Sotiris Studios and Apartments
Sotiris Studios and Apartments is a three star family run business which puts the guest’s needs and comfort at the forefront of what they do. Located just 4km from Kefalonia airport and 200m from a mere, it is the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful getaway.
Kivo Art & Gourmet Hotel
Kivo Art & Gourmet Hotel is set on a green mountain slope in the Katsarou area. The hotel offers guest rooms with breath taking views of the Aegean Sea as it is located just 900m from the Vassilias Beach. You can enjoy local Mediterranean cuisine accompanied with live piano music whilst overlooking the ocean at the hotels Sea View Restaurant, perfect for couples.
Glavas Inn offers great value three star accommodation in the heart of Halkidiki. The outdoor complex offers a swimming pool, children’s pool and whirlpool or you could take to the beach that is located a close 100m away. An ideal hotel for families looking for something affordable and reliable.
Porto Galini Seaside Resort
This four star resort is located on the east coast of Lefkada Island and offers customers access to a private beach. The hotel offers a range of dining options as well as theme nights with live music and traditional dancing as well as a kids club in the daytime. An ideal hotel for all of the family.
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