INCREDIBLE BLUE CAVES OF GREECE
Caves of Poseidon – Pelio
Caves of Poseidon are located at Limnionas beach and you can reach them by the sea with a boat. According to Greek mythology, they were the base of operations for the god of the sea, Poseidon. Today this natural resort is offered for unforgettable moments of swimming and if you are lucky you will swim together with the dolphins or the seals monachus – monachus!
Blue Grotto – Kastelorizo
The blue cave of Kastellorizo is the island’s most famous attractions, and undoubtedly one of the most stunning blue caves in Greece. Internationally renowned, the cave is probably one of the most impressive natural treasures of the Mediterranean. You can reach the cave by small boats that can get into the small entrances. Swimming into these waters is a unique experience!
Those caves were the base of operations of the pirates at Byzantium. They took their name after the last priest (papa – Frangos) who protected his boat into the caves. The rocks around the beach are huge and visitors can reach this beach by the road, although getting there is a bit tricky and difficult in some parts of the path.
Cave of Papanikolis – Lefkada
This sea cave was the base of operation of the Greek submarine “Papanikolis” at World War 2. The cave of Papanikolis is the largest sea cave in the world. With a length of 120 meters, every year attracts visitors to admire the magnificence of its natural beauty. You can reach the cave only from the sea with a boat.
Blue caves – Zakynthos
Blue caves of Zakynthos are the most impressive scenery that the visitor of Zakynthos can see. They are located at the area called Volimes. Waters have the colour of deep blue and the bottom of the sea is full of orange and purple corals. You can reach blue caves only by boat. A lot of boats are making tours to the caves all day long from several locations of the island. It is better to visit the caves in the morning to enjoy the colours of the water and be aware that only small boats can get into the caves.
Melissani Lake Cave | Kefalonia
It lies 2km outside Sami, and regularly features on lists of the most beautiful natural attractions in the world. A boat ride takes you to the center of the cave, which was originally composed of two chambers. The roof collapsed thousands of years ago following an earthquake, creating a natural window through which sunlight floods in and paints the waters with an array of blue tones.