Blue Flag 2018 - Awarded beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats

With 12 percent of the newly honor winning beaches out of 47 countries, being Greek, Greece features second in the world ranking of the 2018 BLUE FLAG quality award list. As the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) reports, this year’s BLUE FLAG program, finds Spain on the top of the list with 590 Blue Flag beaches, while Greece follows with 519. 

The “BLUE FLAG” is a highly prestigious world distinction for water quality, environmental consciousness and initiative, environmental management, safety and services, awarded to beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats. In the 2018 list, Greece has enriched its participation with new “entries” that include 33 beaches, 3 marinas and one sustainable tourism boat. 

519 Greek beaches, 15 marinas and 1 sustainable tourism boat were awarded the Blue Flag for 2018

EVROS R.U. [2]
Alexandroupoli Municipality

Alexandroupollis Municipal Beach

Kyani Akti

RODOPI R.U. [4]
Komotini Municipality

Arogi

Mesi

Fanari/Camping

Fanari/Ioulia

XANTHI R.U. [5]
Topiros Municipality

Erasmio

Mangana

Avdira Municipality

Avdira/Porto Molo

Mandra

Myrodato

KAVALA R.U. [11]
Nestos Municipality

Ammoglossa-Keramoti 1

Ammoglossa-Keramoti 2

Kavala Municipality

Kalamitsa

Batis

Perigialli

Paggeo Municipality

Ammolofi

Nea Iraklitsa

Nea Peramos

Orfani

Ofrynio/Touzla

Sarakina

THASSOS R.U. [3]
Thassos Municipality

Makryammos

Pefkari 2/Alexandra Beach

Prinos Dasylio 2/Ilio Mare Beach

THESSALONIKI R.U. [11]
Volvi Municipality

Asprovalta

Nea Vrasna

Paralia Vrasnon

Porto Fino

Serraiki Akti

Stavros East

Stavros West

Stavros Central

Thermaikos Municipality

Michaniona-Tourmpali

Nei Epivates

Potamos

CHALKIDIKI R.U. [85]
Aristotelis Municipality

Agios Pavlos/Alexandros Palace Hotel

Alykes

Ierissos/Municipal 1

Ierissos/Municipal 2

Ierissos/Municipal 3

Kampos

Kampoudi 1/Akti Ouranoupoli

Kampoudi 2/Theoxenia

Kampoudi 3/Akrathos

Nea Roda 2

Olympiada

Ouranoupoli 1/Xenia Ouranoupolis

Ouranoupoli 2/Eagles Palace

Ouranoupoli 3/Aristoteles

Porto Agio/Agionissi Resort

Sithonia Municipality

Armenistis

Eleon

Elia 2/Anthemus

Kalogrias

Koutloumousiou

Lagomandra/Lagomandra Beach Hotel

Livrochio 1

Makria Lagada/Porfi Beach

Marmaras

Nikiti 2

Paradisos

Platanitsi

Porto Carras 1/Kochi

Porto Carras 2/Sithonia Meliton

Salonikiou

Sarti 1

Sykia

Toroni

Kassandras Municipality

Sani Dunes

Athytos/Afitis Hotel

Athytos/Varkes

Elani

Kallithea/Ammon Zeus

Kallithea-Dimotiko Anapsiktirio

Kanistro/Miraggio

Community Plaz Neas Skionis

Kryopigi 2/Alexander Τhe Great Beach Hotel

Kryopigi 4/Kassandra Palace

Kryopigi Dimotiko Anapsiktirio

Loutra Agias Paraskevis

Mendi Kalandra

Mola Kalyva

Paliouri Kanistro

Pefkochori Yalla-Flegra

Pefkochori-Fyki Beach

Polichrono 3

Polychrono/Azur Hotel

Polychrono-Cocones Beach

Possidi/Possidi Holidays Resort

Possidi Pohonda

Posidi Centre

Possidi/Cocus

Posidi-Egeopelagitika

Sani 2/Sani Beach

Sani 3/Sani Club

Sani Asterias

Siviri Centre

Fourka

Chanioti 1

Chanioti 3/Grecotel Pella Beach

Polygyros Municipality

Gerakini/Ikos Olivia

Sargani/Blue Dolphin

Nea Propontida Municipality

Agios Mamas

Vergia

Geoponika-Mykoniatika

Dionysiou

Eleonas/Ikos Oceania

Nea Heraklia

Nea Heraklia-Sahara

Nea Kallikratia

Nea Moudania

Nea Plagia

Nea Potidea Propontidas

Nea Potidea/Portes Beach

Nea Potidea-East of the Toroneo Canal

Portaria

Sozopoli Centre

Sozopoli/Naftilos

Triglia

Flogita

PIERIA R.U. [12]
Katerini Municipality

Kallithea

Kallithea/ Sentido Mediterranean Village

Korinos

Olympiaki Akti

Paralia

Peristasi

Dion-Olympos Municipality

Leptokarya 1

Neoi Poroi

Panteleimonas 1

Plaka-Mylos

Platamonas 1

Skotina

LARISSA R.U. [3]
Tembi Municipality

Nea Mesaggala 1

Nea Mesaggala 2

Nea Mesaggala 3

MAGNISIA R.U. [12]
Volos Municipality

Agria/Valis Resort

Alykes

Amarylidos

Amfanon

Anavros

Thomas Soutrali Agrias

Karnagio

Nea Agchialos

Plakes

Platanidia

Chryssi Akti Panagias

Almyros Municipality

Almyros

SPORADES R.U. [3]
Skiathos Municipality

Koukounaries

Maratha/Skiathos Palace Hotel

Skopelos Municipality

Adrina/Adrina Beach & Adrina Resort

FTHIOTIDA R.U. [7]
Stylida Municipality

Glyfa

Molos-Agios Konstantinos Municipality

Kamena Vourla/Galini

Lokroi Municipality

Livanates 1/Kyani

Livanates 2/Schinias

Livrichio

Skala Atalantis

Souvala

FOKIDA R.U. [8]
Dorida Municipality

Eratini

Monastiraki

Sergoula

Chiliadou

Delphi Municipality

Agioi Pantes

Kalafatis

Miami

Trokandero/Angali

VIOTIA R.U. [2]
Distomo-Arachova-Antikyra Municipality

Agios Isidoros

Tanagra Municipality

Plaka Dilessiou

EVIA R.U. [3]
Chalkida Municipality

Alykes Drosias

Asteria Chalkidas

Lefkandi

ATTIKI A.R. [20]
Marathonas Municipality

Brexiza

Schinias/Karavi

Spata-Artemis Municipality

Diastavrosi

Limni

Markopoulo Mesogeas Municipality

Avlaki

Saronikos Municipality

Lagonissi 1-Grand Beach/Grand Resort Lagonissi

Lagonissi 2-Mediterraneo/Grand Resort Lagonissi

Lagonissi 3-Kochylia/Grand Resort Lagonissi

Mavro Lithari/Eden Beach

Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni Municipality

Asteras Vouliagmenis/Astir Beach Vouliagmenis

Varkiza

Voula A

Vouliagmeni

Glyfada Municipality

Glyfada

Glyfada A

Glyfada B

Aegina Municipality

Agia Marina

Poros Municipality

Askeli/Nea Egli

Kythira Municipality

Kakia Lagada

Kapsali

KORINTHIA R.U. [7]
Loutraki - Agii Theodori Municipality

Loutraki 1

Loutraki 2

Loutraki-Boutsi/Poseidon Resort

Velo-Vocha Municipality

Vrahati

Kokkoni

Sikyonia Municipality

Pefkias

Xylokastro-Evrostini Municipality

Xylokastro-Pefkias

ARGOLIDA R.U. [3]
Ermionida Municipality

Porto Cheli/AKS Hinitsa Bay

Nafplio Municipality

Karathona

Tolo

ARKADIA R.U. [4]
Northern Kynouria Municipality

Agios Andreas-Mylos

Atsinganos

Kallisto

Xiropigado

LAKONIA R.U. [9]
Monemvasia Municipality

Archangelos

Megali Ammos

Monemvasia

Neapoli

Plytra-Pachiammos

Pori

Tigania

Elafonisos Municipality

Megali Paralia Simou-Sarakiniko

Eastern Mani Municipality

Vathi/Belle Helene Hotel

MESSINIA R.U. [6]
Kalamata Municipality

East Kalamata 1/Anastasi

East Kalamata 2-Terma Navarinou

Verga-Almyros

Mikri Mandinia

Messini Municipality

Bouka

Trifylia Municipality

Dunes Beach-Costa Navarino

ILIA R.U. [8]
Pyrgos Municipality

Skafidia/Aldemar

Ilida Municipality

Kourouta

Pinios Municipality

Arkoudi

Vartholomio

Glyfa

Andravida-Kyllini Municipality

Kastro-Chryssi Akti 2/Robinson Club Kyllini Beach

Loutra Kyllinis 1/Grecotel Olympia Riviera Oasis

Loutra Kyllinis 2/Grecotel Olympia Riviera Thalasso

ACHAIA R.U. [8]
Western Achaia Municip.

Kalogria/Kalogria Beach

Lakkopetra/Lakopetra Beach

Niforeika

Tigania

Egialia Municipality

Alyki

Digeliotika

Eleonas

Pounda

ETOLOAKARNANIA R.U. [3]
Nafpaktos Municipality

Kato Vasiliki

Kryoneri

Psani

PREVEZA R.U. [8]
Preveza Municipality

Kyani

Mega Ammos

Monolithi

Platania

Tsoukes

Parga Municipality

Ammoudia

Valtos/Parga Beach Resort

Loutsa

THESPROTIA R.U. [4]
Igoumenitsa Municipality

Agia Paraskevi

Drepano

Karavostasi

Mega Ammos

CORFU/KERKYRA R.U. [11]
Kerkyra Municipality

Canal d’ Amour

Agios Ioannis Peristeron/Marbella Corfu

Almyros/Gelina Village

Alykes Potamou/Family Life Kerkyra Golf

Dassia/Ikos

Dafnila/Grecotel Daphnila Bay Thalasso

Issos/Sandy Beach Resort

Kavos/Mayor Capo di Corfu

Kommeno/Corfu Imperial

Kontogialos/Mayor Pelekas Monastery

Kontokali/Kontokali Bay Resort

LEFKADA R.U. [8]
Lefkada Municipality

Agios Nikitas-Pefkoulia

Agios Giannis

Kathisma 1

Lefkada-Gyra

Mikros Gialos-Poros

Nydri

Ponti

Porto Katsiki

ITHAKI R.U. [1]
Ithaki Municipality

Poli-Ta Dexia

KEFALONIA R.U. [13]
Kefalonia Municipality

Avythos

Agia Varvara-Katelios

Ammes

Antisamos

Aragia Porou

Lourdas

Makrys Gialos

Bouka-Paliostafida/Mediterranee

Myrtos

Xi

Petani

Platys Gialos

Skala

ZAKYNTHOS R.U. [18]
Zakynthos Municipality

Alykanas 1

Alykes 1

Ammoudi

Amboula Tragaki

Amboula Psarou

Argasi

Arkadianou-Koukla

Gaidaros

Gerakas

Kryoneri Municipal Beach-NTO Beach

Kalamaki 1

Kalamaki 2-Louros

Katragaki/Eleon Grand Resort

Laganas-Zante

Limni Keriou

Banana

Bouka

Tsilivi

CHANIA R.U. [34]
Kantanos-Selino Municipality

Voulismeni

Grammeno

Pachia Ammos

Sougia

Chalikia

Kissamos Municipality

Elafonisi

Kasteli/Mavros Molos-Plaka

Falasarna/Pachia Ammos 1

Falasarna/Pachia Ammos 2

Platania Municipality

Kolymvari

Platanias-Limanaki/Porto Platanias Beach

Platanias/Geraniotis

Rapaniana/Cavo Spada

Chania Municipality

Ag. Apostoli 1

Ag. Apostoli 2

Agia Marina

Agios Onoufrios

Kalathas

Kalamaki

Marathi

Nea Chora

Stalos

Stavros

Chrissi Akti

Apokoronos Municipality

Almyrida

Kavros/Anemos

Kavros/Eliros Mare

Kavros/Georgioupolis Resort

Kavros/Mythos Palace

Kalyves Xyda

Kyani

Maistrali

Perastikos/Mare Monte

Perastikos/Pilot Beach

RETHYMNO R.U. [16]
Rethimno Municipality

Adelianos Kampos A/Aquila Rithymna Beach

Pigianos Kampos/Grecotel White Palace

Platanias Β/Minos Mare Resort

Rethymno 1/Aquila Porto Rethymno

Rethymno 1/Ilios Beach

Rethymno 1/Kriti Beach

Rethymno 2/Pearl Beach

Rethymno 3/Steris Beach

Rethymno 4-Myssiria/Creta Palace

Skaleta/Creta Star

Mylopotamos Municipality

Lianos Kavos Lavris/Iberostar Creta Panorama

Panormo Limni/Grecotel Club Marine Palace

Agios Vassilios Municipality

Agia Galini/Ystero Varkotopi

Plakias

Rodakino

Souda

IRAKLIO R.U. [22]
Malevizi Municipality

Ammoudara 1/Agapi Beach

Ammoudara 4/Candia Maris

Ammoudara 5/Santa Marina

Ammoudara/Atlantica Akti Zeus

Ellinoperamata/Apollonia Beach

Made/Athina Palace

Fodele/Fodele Beach Hotel

Chersonissos Municipality

Agios Georgios 1/Aldemar Knossos Royal Village

Agios Georgios 2-Panagia Rizi/AKS Annabelle Village

Agios Georgios 3/Aldemar Royal Mare & Cretan Village

Agia Pelagia-Menopetra/Akrogiali Beach

Anissaras/Lyttos Beach

Anissaras/Mitsis Laguna Resort

Drapanos/Nana Beach

Kastri/Creta Maris

Klontzani/Sirens Hotels

Kokkini Chani/ Knossos Beach

Kokkini Chani/Rinela

Kokkini Chani/Themis Beach

Limenas Chersonissou 5/Silva Beach Hotel

Potamos/Cretan Malia Park

Phaistos Municipality

Matala

LASITHI R.U. [41]
Agios Nikolaos Municipality

Agios Nikolaos 1/Saint Nicolas Bay

Agios Nikolaos 2/Minos Palace

Agios Nikolaos 3/Minos Beach

Agios Panteleimonas

Almyros

Ammos/Marina

Ammos/Municipal

Ammoudara

Ammoudi/Hermes Coral

Voulisma

Driros/Domes of Elounda

Elounda/Porto Elounda

Elounda 1/Elounda Blu

Elounda/Elounda Mare

Karavostasi

Kitroplateia

Mirabello/Mirabello Beach & Village

Pigaidakia Eloundas/Elounda Village

Pilos/Istron Bay

Plaka/Blue Palace

Poros 1/Elounda Bay Palace

Poros 2/Elounda Beach

Spiliada/Kalimera Kriti

Schisma

Chavania 1/Candia Park Village

Chavania 2

Chiona

Sitia Municipality

Analipsi

Vai/Finikodasos

Kato Zakros

Kouremenos

Lagoufa/Mikri Poli Crete

Makrigialos-Langoufa/Sunwing Makrigialos Beach

Sitia 1/Galliko

Chiona

Ierapetra Municipality

Agia Fotia

Achlia Schinokapsalon

Ierapetra 1-Municipal

Koutsounari 2/Kakkos Bay

Koutsounari-Agios Ioannis/Sunshine Kreta & Sunshine Crete Village

Myrtos

RODOS R.U. [35]
Rodos Municipality

Ammoudes-Faliraki/Alila Resort

Ammoudes-Faliraki/Elycium Resort

Ammoudes-Faliraki/Rodos Palladium

Anatolika Enydriou

Afantou 2/Irene Palace & Port Royal

Vagies-Ladiko

Vlicha/Lindos Mare & Lindos Blu

Galouni Kokkinogia/Mitsis Rodos Village

Galouni Kokkinogia/Princess Adriana Resort

Kavourakia/Aldemar Amilia Mare & Paradise Village

Kallithea

Kiotari 3/Rodos Princess Beach

Kolymbia A-Limanaki/Atlantica Imperial

Kolymbia/Mythos Beach

Kolymbia/Mikri Poli

Lardos 1/Lindos Princess Beach

Lardos 3/Lindian Village

Lachania/Atrium Prestige

Lee/My Pefkos

Mandomata

Megalos Gialos

Reni 1/Sunwing Kallithea Beach

Reni Kalathou/Atrium Palace

Traounou

Trianta B/Sun Beach Resort

Trianta/Electra Palace Resort

Faliraki 1/Esperides

Faliraki 2/Amada Colossos

Faliraki 3/Esperos Palace

Faliraki 4/Kalypso

Faliraki 5/Blue Sea

Faliraki 5/Epsilon

Faliraki A

Faliraki-Kathara

Faliraki-Kastraki/Grecotel Rhodos Royal

KOS R.U. [8]
Kos Municipality

Akro Chelonas/Robinson Club Daidalos

Vouno/Mitsis Hotels

Gourniatis/Lakitira Resort & Village

Lambi/Blue Lagoon

Marmari/Caravia Beach

Bamialiki/Astir Odysseus

Pefkokefali-Agios Fokas/Oceanis

Troulos/Neptune Hotels

ANDROS R.U. [4]
Andros Municipality

Agios Petros

Delavogia/Aneroussa Beach

Batsi

Chryssi Ammos

TINOS R.U. [1]
Tinos Municipality

Agios Fokas/Marathia

MYKONOS R.U. [1]
Mykonos Municipality

Kalafatis/Aphrodite Beach Resort

SYROS R.U. [6]
Syros-Ermoupolis Municipality

Agathopes

Azolimnos

Vari

Galissas

Kini

Finikas

KEA-KYTHNOS R.U. [3]
Kea Municipality

Yialiskari

Koundouros

Otzias

PAROS R.U. [5]
Paros Municipality

Livadia

Logaras

Marpissa/Chryssi Akti

Pounta

Tserdakia

NAXOS R.U. [3]
Naxos & Mikres Kyklades Municipality

Agia Anna/Marangas

Agios Georgios

Agios Prokopios

THIRA R.U. [9]
Thira Municipality

Agios Georgios

Vlychada

Kamari 1

Kamari 2

Perivolos

Perissa

Ios Municipality

Manganari

Mylopotamos

Ormos

MILOS R.U. [3]
Milos Municipality

Provatas

Sifnos Municipality

Kamares

Platis Gialos

SAMOS R.U. [2]
Samos Municipality

Glykoriza

Doryssa/Potokaki

CHIOS R.U. [8]
Chios Municipality

Agia Paraskevi

Agia Fotini

Daskalopetra

Chios Municipal Beach

Karfas

Komi

Lithi

Ormos Lo

LESVOS R.U. [12]
Lesvos Municipality

Agios Isidoros

Anaxos

Vatera

Eftalou/Ag. Anargyri

Kagia

Kanoni Thermis

Molyvos

Nyfida

Petra

Skala Eressou

Tsamakia

Charamida

LIMNOS R.U. [4]
Limnos Municipality

Agios Ioannis

Evgatis/Zematas

Thanos

Platy

MARINAS CHALKIDIKI R.U. [3]
Sithonia Municipality

Porto Carras Marina

Kassandra Municipality

Sani Marina

Miraggio Marina

PIERIA R.U. [1]
Dion-Olympos Municipality

Platamonas Marina

EVIA R.U. [1]
Skyros Municipality

Linaria Skyros Marina

ATTIKI A.R. [4]
Lavreotiki Municipality

Οlympic Μarine

Elliniko Municipality

Agios Kosmas Marina

Alimos Municipality

Alimos Marina

Paleo Faliro Municipality

Flisvos Marina

ETOLOAKARNANIA R.U. [1]
Aktio-Vonitsa Municipality

Cleopatra Marina

LEFKADA R.U. [1]
Lefkada Municipality

Lefkada Marina

CORFU/KERKYRA R.U. [1]
Kerkyra Municipality

Gouvia Marina

LASITHI R.U. [1]
Agios Nikolaos Municipality

Agios Nikolaos Marina

KOS R.U. [1]
Kos Municipality

Kos Marina

KALYMNOS R.U. [1]
Leros Municipality

Leros Marina

SUSTAINABLE BOATING TOURISM OPERATORS CHALKIDIKI R.U. [1]
Scorpion Yachting MCPY/All Inblusive

Sani Swan

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