Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Anafonitria

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The jewel of the Ionian Sea, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) sits as an exposed cove famed for its crystal clear water and the skeleton of an abandoned merchant shipthat's been rusting away on the white sand since 1982. The beach stretches along the northwestern shore of Zakynthos, an area defined by its sheer limestone cliffs. The turquoise water lapping against the sandy beach attracts thousands of swimmers, snorkelers, and divers, many of which arrive by cruise ships from nearby ports. For panoramic vistas of this beach, bring along some drinking water and head to the nearby village of Anafonitria, famous for its viewing platform that hangs on the edge of a steep cliff. Use our Anafonitria travel tool to arrange your visit to Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and other attractions in Anafonitria.
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  • Been there on a private cruise with LuxurE Travel Zakynthos. Can honestly say I wouldn't have it either way as we seen the big boats carrying loads of tourists we were on our own and got there before....  more »
  • As an obvious must-see, we ventured out to Navagio Beach (via Potamitis Brothers) early one morning. It was approximately 30 minutes (one-way) from the port, which was supposedly the closest port you....  more »
  • Not to be missed when in Greece! Our ship managed to berth as close as it could to the beach, but we still had to jump off into waist high water. The first shock is the strength of the waves, folks...  more »
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  • Super. It is an amazing view from top of the cliff.
  • It is definitely worth going, but the beach fills up very quickly. Also it's not sand. It's very sharp broken shells. Painful on sensitive feet.
  • Both the sea and the beach have amazing colors but it's densely crowded and smells from the boats exhausts. It would be the perfect beach if it was more quiet.
  • Breathtaking view! The best place you can be.
  • This place from above is so pretty! The beach itself was very busy, but sadly the shipwreck was completely covered in graffiti and totally rusted...
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