Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece

Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, or Shipwreck Beach, can be found on the Northwest side of Zakynthos Island, which is in turn off the West coast of Greece. Because the isolated beach is home to the wrecked smuggler ship Panagiotis it is also referred to as Smuggler’s Cove.

The picturesque white sand beach is only accessible by boat. Tourists can catch a boat from the capital city of Zakynthos, Porto Vromi to the South, or from Saint Nikolas in Volimes to the Northeast.

The Panagiotis was an alleged smuggler ship that was transporting illegal cigarettes when it wrecked in 1983. Navagio Beach is the least crowded in the months of May and November, and the best time to go is in the morning.

Since the beach is so popular, many tourists opt to rent a car and simply enjoy the spectacular view of the beach from the top of the hill.

Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
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7 thoughts on “Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece

  1. Gorgeous beach. Till the second last photo with the 3 cruise ships….Yikes….OK time to leave. Come back when its more like the last photo.

  2. Wow, that’s beautiful for sure. I want to see Greek beaches some day before I die… I want to know how that second to last shot was taken, too. Breath-taking.

  3. Amazing place to visit. damn this is like a virgin and I think everyone are willing to touch it…….

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