The best beach in the world!

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Navagio Beach, the most famous beach of Zakynthos, is a creature of nature idiotropoias and a marine accident in fictional circumstances. The quirk of nature is the earthquake west coast of the island and the deep waters of the Ionian Sea in the carving for centuries. Marine casualty is the wreck of the merchant ship Panagiotis, who in 1982 with illegal cargo boxes of untaxed cigarettes, ran aground on this beach. This unique combination of untouched by human hand beach with the rusty hull created in the middle of the most photographed subject in Zakynthos.

Shipwreck on the beach will go only by boat. Boats make the journey from almost every point of the island. If you just want a pass for a swim suit better to do day trips around the island and only make a stop at the Shipwreck and will give you the chance to see other parts of the island that can not be accessed by road.

For those who want to enjoy the beach with the shipwreck from above, they must get to the Monastery of St. George of Gremna. Just below the monastery there is an iron stand hanging in space, from where you can admire in awe at the beautiful beach with the shipwreck and surrounding coastal cliffs.

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Adriana Bruno on October 27, 2012

LIKE, super scatto! Un saluto, Adriana

Vassiliki Argiriou on October 27, 2012

Μάκη, πολύ όμορφη λήψη και φωτεινή! Τα πλοιάρια νομίζεις αιωρούνται.. τόσο διάφανο το νερό! Φυσικά αρέσει! Χαιρετισμούς!

Николай Терегулов on October 27, 2012

Very beautiful photo!Like!Greetings,Niko

chortis on October 27, 2012

I think it is really the best, very impressive water colour, L+f, best regards Jorge

ANDRES AMBROSIO on October 27, 2012

Magnifica fotografía y magnifico lugar L&V. Un saludo

Corry on October 27, 2012

Oh my, what a clear blue sea! Your country is really gorgeous!


Greetings, Corry

digipic | Long live … on October 27, 2012

Beautiful beach and good composition ~ LIKE

Best Greetings, Rainer

gisela 28 on October 27, 2012

Very interesting, it looks like a sleeping dog!L Best wishes Gisela

JC EBY © NO VIEWS! on October 27, 2012

Great shot!!


Best regards, Jean-Claude

Tina* on October 27, 2012

Paisagem de tirar o fôlego, L+F

Saudações, Tina

ANGEL, EL ALFA III on October 27, 2012

Preciosa foto. Like. Saludos desde Madrid, España

Imre Lakat on October 27, 2012

Great photo, I really like it.

Like & Fav !

Best regards and wishing a nice weekend , Imre Lakat

Siger2 on October 27, 2012

This is a marvelous shot ! What a beautiful blue... Like 15

Greetings from Paris - France


Ronald Losure on October 28, 2012

Certainly one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Like.

kijimuna on October 28, 2012

Excellent capture with a so beautiful blue sea!


Dear Makis

I added your wonderful gallery to my favorites.

Greetings from Japan, Kijimuna

Buts Yuri on October 28, 2012

It is a very nice sea-shot, beautiful colors! LIKE-19+ ! Regards from Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, Yuri.

Mavr Atmon on October 28, 2012

Very beautiful shot!LIKE

Andy Rodker on October 28, 2012

I know you are very fond of this as you have shown us many excellent photos of this fine coast and beach.

All perfectly justified as it is a spectactular shoreline. Another wonderful shot! ysl

Best wishes, Andy

Michael Kalafatas on October 28, 2012

History The coaster Panagiotis was built in 1937 at Bowling on the River Clyde as Yard 341 by Scott & Sons, and fitted with a 500 bhp diesel engine made by British Auxiliaries Ltd. When built, she measured 163 feet in length and 26 feet in width. She had a draft of just over 11 feet, and a gross register tonnage of 452. The Panagiotis changed hands and names since her construction.

1937 - Originally named the MV Saint Bedan, she was launched on Thursday, 14 January 1937 for J. & A. Gardner and Co. Ltd. of Glasgow.

1964 - She was sold to Greek owners, M. Gigilinis and S. Kakassinas of Thessaloniki and renamed Meropi.

1966 - She was sold to N. S. Kalfas and renamed Charis.

1975 - She was sold by P. Lisikatos & Company of Piraeus and renamed Panagiotis.

1980 - She ran aground on 1 October, on the island of Zakynthos, and was abandoned.[1]

Emerson R. Zamprogno on October 28, 2012

É impressionante. Não duvido que seja a melhor praia do mundo! E obrigado pela visit e comentários.

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  • Uploaded on October 27, 2012
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    • Camera: Canon EOS 1000D
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