Nafplion and the surrounding area are filled with beautiful beaches. Here are some of them as an idea for your holidays in the Argolida
Karathona is close to Nafplio and a very popular beach for locals and tourists alike. Located only 5 minutes by car from the centre of town and with it's wide sandy coast its perfect for swimming, sunbathing and relaxing as well as water sports and diving.
Kondyli or also known as Agios Nikolaos is a very popular beach, especially amonst younger crowds. With a beach bar that stays open till late at night, it's perfect for a night out or a to spend the whole day on the beach,
Arvanitia is the beach closest to the centre of Nafplion, about 10 minutes away on foot from Althaia Pension. Locals prefer it for a quick dip while a lot of poeple gather at the beach bar. Arvanitia is a pebble beach and looks out at the Argolic Gulf.
The beach in Kantia is a place for relaxation, with a quiet atmosphere. Ideal for families with kids or people looking to spend a relaxing day at the beach. On the other hand the beach has some beach bars where younger crowds gather during the summer. Located about 20 minutes away from Nafplio by car.
Vivari is a small village about 20 minutes from Nafplio by car and the beach at Vivari is lovely and quiet. With a few tarvernas following the coast it's perfect for a day at the beach and then a nice meal by the seaside. Find the little coves around the beach and swim in your own "private" spot.
Iria is located about 25 minutes from Nafplio by car and the beach there is wide and sandy ideal for families with kids. A quiet place where not too many people gather except for locals and a few tourist searching for some calmness.
The beach of Plaka in Drepano is a long pebble beach where kite surfing events happen often due to the unique air conditions. With clear blue waters it's a beach popular for people wanting a more relaxed experience.
Tolo beach is very popular among all ages. A sandy beach stretching from one end of the village to the other. Rent a sunbed and enjoy you coffee or drink on the beach under the Greek sun. Around 15 minutes away from Nafplio by car of bus.
Under the Ancient Asini castle is a small pebble beach, with sunbeds, umbrellas and crystal waters. Usually attracts people that are looking for a place to relax, while a taverna is located above the beach that with cater to your needs. Around 15 minutes away from Nafplio, by car or bus