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Scenic area, historical religious site, lovely beach.

There is a sign at the beginning of Arvanitia Walk warning the public of the possible risk of... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Kathy K
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Lovely beach close to downtown

This is a beach that is located close to the town center. It is beneath the Arvanitia castle (the... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
New York City, New York
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Arvanitias, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

The route is starting from the edge of Nafplion Town port and ends at Arvanitia Beach. Is a pedestrian walk more than a kilometer with amazing views by the sea. If you are at Nafplion is a walk you should try.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

The beach is rocky, but it’s a nice walk from town and there are some great areas for pictures. There are always people there swimming in the sea. Definitely worth stopping there as you explore Nafplio.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christopherbP7158VT
Reviewed October 15, 2018

There is a sign at the beginning of Arvanitia Walk warning the public of the possible risk of falling rocks. However, most people ignore the warning and walk on this most scenic and impressive path leading to Arvanitia Beach. The path is paved with smooth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

This is a beach that is located close to the town center. It is beneath the Arvanitia castle (the oldest in town), so you have the benefit of swimming beneath it and the Palamidi Castle. It is also the beginning (or end depending on when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

A perfect place for a quick swim close to Nafplio city center (15 mins walking distance). Even in October the sea was warm and this beach with the terrific scenery is the ideal combination for sea lovers for a weekend close to Athens.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michaelsT5910FR
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is not sandy beach - this is relaxing with the locals. The beach is rocky but the locals don't mind, so why should we? There are free loungers and chairs - take your river shoes and wade in! This is the Mediterranean! You see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 682JulieS
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Beautiful clean water close to the port and town over the hill and youre thre to enjoy a lovely cool dip. Not much room as it is very small but worth the visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 523travelbug
Reviewed August 23, 2018

In Australia we have beaches with sand, not pebbles. This beach has pebbles, so what. The water is crystal clear and warm. What's not to like! An added attraction are the little fish that nibble your skin. No need to go to Bangkok and pay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank rama1
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Arvanita beach is a small pebbly beach, that on first glace may oit seem that appealing, but actually was very appealing for the following reasons: free sunbeds, nice inviting water, a friendly vibe, close to town and a nice beach bar. We went a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank debbiemcc
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The arvanitia beach the organized one is very very small with just a few like 20 sunbeds to use so most people use the ground. A very large area to choose from is mainly rocks and further down to the SouthWest away from the organized...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Fagropoulo | Reviewed this property |
It closes mid October
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Response from MHirko | Reviewed this property |
There are very many hotels nearby the beach is a short walk from the historic center of Nafplio. The water is shallow for a nice distance but then does get deeper