Beaches in Aegina island
Aegina has a large number of small and large beaches, where one can enjoy the sea.
Some of these beaches are organized offering umbrellas – sun beds, and the opportunity of water sports activities etc.
- Agia Marina Beach
The most beautiful beach on the island is located in Agia Marina. If someone arrived at the port of Aegina, he would have to travel there by car (15 km approx.)
It is organized offering umbrellas – sun beds and water sports activities. Near the beach there are bars, snack bars, taverns, restaurants.
- Souvala and Loutra Souvala (Baths)
They are located at the northern part of the island in the village of Souvala, the first next to small port of Souvala and the second a short distance from there, where the hot springs of Souvala are located. Taverns, restaurants and bars are nearby.
- Avra Beach
It is near the port on the left as we disembark from the ships and is organized with umbrellas and sunbeds. Very close to it are shops where you can find refreshments, food, beach items etc.
- Panagitsa Beach
Panagitsa beach is located on the right as we disembark from the ship, immediately after the church of Panagitsa at the edge of the port and is organized with sunbeds and umbrellas. It is very close to bars and restaurants.
- Agios Vasilios and Marathonas Beaches
Organised beaches located about 4 km from the port going south towards Perdika.
They are organized with sunbeds and umbrellas. Nearby there are bars and restaurants - taverns.
This is where the Greek ships gathered in 480 BC, after the naval battle of Salamis.
Also well-known are the beaches of Klima and Mourioti which are located in the area of Perdika, on the south side of the island as well as the beach of Moni’s islet, opposite Perdika, which someone can visit with the small boats traveling from Perdika during the summer, if he doesn’t have his own marine transportation.
- Kolona Beach
Located approximately 350 meters from the port, immediately after Kolona hill (the temple of Delphinium Apollo).
- Vagia beach for spearfishing
It is located at the northern part of the island, about 5 km after and is organized with sun beds - umbrellas. A unique place for lovers of underwater fishing. The village is also known from the literary works of George Sarris who lived and wrote in Vagia.
- Aeginitissa Beach
The beach is located after Marathonas Beach heading towards Perdika. Organized with sun beds and umbrellas. There are taverns nearby.
For your stay in Aegina, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Aegina town, as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
You can find a list of hotels and rooms to let, as well as special offers for low cost holidays, in the list of lodgings in the area and the accommodation offers and deals.
Access to Aegina is possible by ferry from the port of Piraeus. There are daily ships to Aegina from Piraeus port that reach the island in 1 hour and 10 minutes. The trip from Pireaus to Souvala lasts 1 hour.
From the port of Piraeus, in front of the church of Agios Spiridonas, the dophins depart every day. The trip duration to Aegina is 35 minutes and 1 hour to Agia Marina.
If you don’t “love” your car very much, it will be better not to take it since the local transportation is very good and there are many taxis that can serve you on the routes you want. There are frequent local bus schedules to most areas of the island.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field "Routes" with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.