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BEST beachfront hotel?? What island??

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BEST beachfront hotel?? What island??

will be travelling with my gf at the end of may to greece, what is the best beachfront resort for us - mid 20's - looking for white sand and baby blue water!!!! dont care about price, but would like a resort that has things to do and a fun atmosphere, where is the best resort/island to go to??

thanks!!

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1. Re: BEST beachfront hotel?? What island??

You may be happier in the Caribbean....

I don't think of the waters around Greece as baby blue (they are dark blue/green or wine colored) nor the sands as white ( more beige, black or rocky)

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2. Re: BEST beachfront hotel?? What island??

no we are definately going to greece, but want a beachfront hotel similar to those scenic ones in the caribbean, is there any beachfront resort that is noted as "the best?"

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3. Re: BEST beachfront hotel?? What island??

Hey and welcome laicher:-) Although the Greek isles are different..beautifully so and unique..for what you're looking..you may want to take a look at www.lhw.com/ www.spg.com/ who represent some of the better properties..depending on what 'best' means to you;-) You'll find some great beachfronts in Elouda in Crete as well as suburban Athens! As far as the baby blue/white sand..the latter is definetely Carbibbean..in Greece, the sandy beaches are usually golden/tan..as far as those turqouise blue waters..there are 'areas' on many of the isles that do have those clear waters..for the most part, many don't travel too much off the beaten path..especially on first jaunts..but to get an idea of what is available, you take a look at www.skopelosweb.gr/ www.alonissos.gr/ and check out the pics! This group of isles known as the Sporades and blessed w/baby blue water beaches..and are green to boot;-) Am sure you'll find something to suit and have a wonderful time..keep us posted..happy planning and EnjoY!

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4. Re: BEST beachfront hotel?? What island??

If you decide you'd be satisfied with the clear pale turquoise-to-deep blue/green waters and usually not soft and white sands of Greece... it might be wiser to decide what OTHER things you want in a destination. If all you need is the water/sand thing, just go to the Caribbean -- most people want more than laying on the beach in a "resort" when they travel as far as Greece!

Also, what's BEST tor me will probably not be the same as what you like, so please try and share a little more of what would make your trip to Greece the perfect vacation. How long you are staying also comes in to play. Some of the most beautiful places are not the easiest to reach.

You can also take a look at what the various islands and beaches look like, and narrow down the number of possibilities. Find a beach you like, in a location with the right combination of nightlife and activities, then look for a hotel!

Try this website to start:

http://www.greek-islands.us/

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