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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  • We visited the view point above the beach as opposed to the beach itself. We have never seen sea that colour. Very beautiful. The bay was very busy with hundreds of boats and the beach was busy with t...  more »
  • We visited the beach early in the morning which was best. Too many tourists turn up after 9.30am which changes the experience. Ensure reef shoes are worn. Beautiful location.  more »
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  • Breathtaking view! The best place you can be.
  • I think it's quite unique and at least a nice trip. But to be honest, not as beautiful as promoted everywhere.
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