Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Anafonitria

Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • I’ve visited here on many occasions . It’s a stunning view and you need to wait to access the viewing platform as it can be busy . Keep an eye on the weather when you visit because it can get very...  more »
  • I was on the Shipwreck Beach in Sept. 2020 travelling by boat around the island . Fantastic views and awesome colours of water !!! Unforgettable impressions that will remain in my memory forever.  more »
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