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mastichas09

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I am visiting Spetses next year in early September because my family wanted a quick escape from Athens, but we are spending a few nights.

Heard the beaches are fantastic on Spetses and that there are some other things to do. Does anyone have any recommendations?

Here are some beaches my research pulled up:

  • Agia Paraskevi Beach
  • Zogeria Beach
  • Kaiki Beach
  • Xylokastrou Beach
  • Agia Marina Beach
 
That's a great list! I talked to some people who have been to Spetses and this is what they've come up with:

Old Port
Spetses' old port is an excellent place to start your exploration of the island. The old port is also a great spot to watch the sunset over the water.

Explore the Town
Spetses' main town is a beautiful maze of narrow alleys, whitewashed houses, and blue shutters. Along the way, you'll find some great local shops, many of which specialize in handmade jewelry and clothing.

Bouboulina Museum
One of Spetses' most famous residents was Laskarina Bouboulina, a heroine of Greece's War of Independence. Her former home has been turned into a museum that's filled with artifacts and information about her life and contributions to Greek history.

Beaches
Spetses is home to some stunning beaches, and it's worth taking the time to explore as many as you can. Some of the most popular options include Agia Paraskevi, Zogeria, and Vrelos.

Boat Tour
Given Spetses' maritime heritage, it's only fitting to explore the island from the water. There are a number of boat tours available that will take you to some of the island's most beautiful spots. Consider taking a tour to visit the nearby island of Hydra as well.

Monastery of Agion Panton
This historic monastery dates back to the 18th century and is one of Spetses' most interesting landmarks. The complex includes a church, several chapels, and a museum that's filled with icons, manuscripts, and other religious artifacts.
 
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Thank you! These are some great suggestions... I am curious to know more about the beaches. Do you have any information about it?
 

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