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Beach Holidays In Greece: Lesvos Island’s Accommodations, Activities, And More

Beach Holidays In Greece: Lesvos Island’s Accommodations, Activities, And More

Are you in search of the perfect beach getaway? Look no further than the charming Greek island of Lesvos. From pristine sand and beautiful clear blue waters, it’s no surprise that the bathing water quality at Lesvos island beaches has been judged as excellent in a recent report

In this guide, we'll explore the best beaches on Lesvos island, discover thrilling beach activities and help you find the ideal beach hotel for your stay. Plus, we'll reveal the best time of year to visit Lesvos for a beach holiday that's nothing short of idyllic.

Lesvos Island Beach Holidays: Where Sun and Sand Meet

Lesvos nestled in the north-eastern Aegean Sea, boasts a coastline adorned with diverse and picturesque beaches. Whether you seek a tranquil escape, water sport adventures, or a mix of both, Lesvos island delivers. Here are some must-visit Lesvos Island beaches:

1. Petra Beach: Petra Beach is perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Climb the 114 steps to the Church of Panagia Glykophilousa for breathtaking views.

2. Vatera Beach: stretching for 7km, Vatera Beach is one of the longest beaches in the Aegean.

3. Skala Eressos Beach: this laid-back beach is famous for its LGBTQ+ friendly atmosphere. It's a great spot for relaxation and beachfront dining.

4. Tarti Beach: nestled in a bay, Tarti Beach offers calm and shallow turquoise waters, making it suitable for families with young children.

5. Molyvos Beach: located near the picturesque town of Molyvos, this pebble beach is known for its serene ambiance and proximity to traditional tavernas.

Lesvos Island Beach Activities: Fun in the Sun

Your Lesvos island beach holiday can be as active or as relaxed as you desire. The island offers a variety of beach activities to suit all preferences. Dive into adventure with snorkelling, paddle boarding, or jet skiing. Explore the coastline with boat trips, visit nearby islets, and discover hidden coves. For a more laid-back experience our expert team can help plan your Lesvos island beach holidays!

What are the best beach hotels on Lesvos island?

Here are some of the best beach hotels on Lesvos island offered by Real Lesvos:

1. Aphrodite Hotel: nestled in Molyvos, this beachfront hotel offers cosy accommodation. The hotel has a variety of different rooms, perfect for families too!

2. Terracotta Boutique Studios: these cute studios are right on the beach at Limantziki, by Aphrodite Hotel.

3. Kyma Hotel: this gorgeous boutique hotel is situated right on the seafront at Skala Eressos. It is a great example of a superior traditional, family-run, simple hotel in Greece.

4. Aegean Blue: the studios at this amazing property in Tavari can be rented individually for couples’ or family holidays, or the entire property which sleeps up to 20 people in small self-contained studios/apartments.

5. Michaela Beach Houses: these beachfront houses provide amazing panoramic views of the village and its harbour, the crystal clear waters of the Aegean sea and Molyvos’ Byzantine castle!

6. Villa Aggemari: this outstanding modern villa is situated right by the sea on the beautiful Gulf of Gera, just 12km from Mytilene, the capital of Lesvos.

7. Kyparissis Beach Houses: this two bedroom blue and white house is right on the beach at the quiet, pretty seaside village and harbour of Skala Mistegnon. You can step out of the doors onto a small, tiled terrace and then a step down onto the stone and shingle beach.

What is the best time of year to visit Lesvos island for a beach holiday?

The ideal time for your Lesvos island beach holidays depends on your preferences. If you prefer warm weather and bustling beach villages, the summer months of June to August are perfect. During this time, the island comes alive with beach parties, water sports, and vibrant nightlife.

For a quieter experience with pleasant weather, consider visiting in the shoulder seasons of spring (April to May) and early autumn (September to October). During these periods, you can enjoy warm temperatures, fewer crowds, and still indulge in beach activities.

If you're looking for a peaceful retreat and lower accommodation rates, the winter months (November to March) are an option. While swimming might be less appealing, you can explore the island's cultural and natural attractions without the summer crowds.

Lesvos island beach holidays offer a blend of sun, sand, and serenity. With a selection of stunning Lesvos island beaches, a wide range of beach activities, and a choice of excellent beach hotels, you're sure to find the perfect balance between relaxation and adventure. Plus, the island's diverse climate allows you to plan your beach holiday year-round. 

So what are you waiting for? Escape to Lesvos and immerse yourself in the blissful beauty of sun-soaked beaches, where each day is a new adventure! To book your 2024 holiday to Lesvos, get in touch today.

Electra Psoma

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