Navagio Beach (Greek: Ναυάγιο), or Shipwreck Beach, is an exposed cove, sometimes referred to as 'Smugglers Cove', on the coast of Zakynthos, in the Ionian Islands of Greece. It has been so named since 1983, when the alleged smuggler ship Panagiotis was wrecked on the beach while transporting cigarettes.
Navagio is located on the north-west shore of Zakynthos (Zante), in the Municipality of Elation. The area is defined by its sheer limestone cliffs, white sand beaches, and clear blue water, which attract thousands of tourists yearly. The strip of beach is accessed only by boat. Regular tours to the beach depart from Porto Vromi to the south, and from Agios Nikolaos and Cape Skinari to the north-east. Boats also arrive from the harbour of Zakynthos city.
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lousat (94786) 2014-07-31 15:36
Hi Maria,welcome back after some months! And it's nice to see you again with this fantastic pic from Greece,what a choice of point of view to show us this fantastic spectacle,a great perspective and a magnificent water color,i like it!!! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
carlo62 (52194) 2014-07-31 15:45
il pov mi fa girare la testa, ma la foto è molto bella.
Splendido mare, inserito tra le alte rocce, da qui si capisce perfettamente come avvenga l'erosione.
Bel colpo, spero ci sia stata una strada abbastanza confortevole per salire lassù.
macjake (70519) 2014-07-31 16:08
great to see you back again, nice to see new pics in your gallery.
I was recently in Greece, we wanted to visit here but just didn't have the time :(
lovely photo from above, i feel as if I'm right there on the cliff edge with you - there's that sense of drama with the cliff.
the colors of blue are amazing arent' they!
berek (50506) 2014-07-31 20:57
What a wonderful nature . İ love atmosphere , sea color and your good composition.
Miguel82 (27648) 2014-07-31 21:07
Hi Maria, welcome back on Te after some time. This is a wonderful picture, marine blue sea in the upper left of the picture indicating maybe a deep sea. Splendid bay with turquoise waters, good pov from high limestone cliffs, all the best, regards
emka (102742) 2014-07-31 23:03
Hello Maria, marvelous view of this famous beach on Zakynthos. You found a gorgeous POV above the bay. Marvelous colour of the water, beautiful sandy beach. Fantastic place for holidays.
WArm regrads MAlgo
HimalAnda (10669) 2014-07-31 23:14
The point of view is well choosen, impressive.
The colors are beautiful.
rbassin (24005) 2014-08-01 0:27
Une vue splendide plongeante sur ce coin de pays, ça donne le vertige.
Couleurs et lumière sont superbes.
pajaran (63542) 2014-08-01 0:36
Interesantan tekst o uvali i plazi sa opisom ...
Lep pogled ...
Dobar snimak i kontrast, lepo pokazana plaza u uvali.
Dobar rad i kompozicija, lepe boje.
Lepo mesto za odmor.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje za vikend, srecno.
An interesting article on the bays and beaches with a description ...
Nice view ...
Good video and contrast nicely demonstrated plaza in the bay.
Good work and composition, beautiful colors.
Nice place for a holiday.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best for the weekend, good luck.
miumiu (6113) 2014-08-01 1:09
Absolutely gorgeous view!
The rocks are very impressive in the foreground and the other dramatic cliffs of the bay. The note about the shipwreck is interesting.
ourania (48864) 2014-08-01 1:21
καλώς ήρθες και πάλι στο ΤΕ, ελπίζω όλα να πηγαίνουν καλά! Η φωτογραφία σου από το Ναυάγιο είναι πανέμορφη, το φως της δίνει ιδιαίτερη λάμψη και τα χρώματα είναι μαγευτικά. Μου αρέσει πολύ ο τρόπος που αξιοποίησες το τόσο ψηλό σημείο λήψης και συνδύασες αρκετά χαρακτηριστικά, υφές και χρώματα του τοπίου. Πολύ ωραίο το βάθος αλλά και τα σχήματα που έχουν δημιουργηθεί μέσα στο στενό κάδρο. Συγχαρητήρια και ευχαριστώ!
Να είσαι καλά και καλό μήνα,
Royaldevon (41064) 2014-08-01 2:07
You have rekindled memories, here!
I love how you have managed to capture the sense of depth whilst still having a very fine composition. I don't think anyone with vertigo will enjoy this view!
Your photograph will have convinced people that Zante is well worth a visit.
Have a lovely day,
Sergiom (84603) 2014-08-01 6:39
Quel point de vue vertigineux. On a l'impression de plonger vers la baie aux eaux limpides . Les bateaux semblent tout petits de cette hauteur. L'ensemble est d'une belle netteté.
siudzi (34141) 2014-08-01 23:49
Wow! What a super capture of this truly amazing view! With all intensive blue tones it looks simply magical. Very well seen and composed with a great technique. Like it!
Have a nice weekend!
mesutilgim (96332) 2014-08-02 14:12
Very nice birdseye view capture from Navagio. The turkis blue sea at the centerpart at your compo adds a unique taste. Interesting notes.
TFS and best regards
ikeharel (74843) 2014-08-03 0:25
It is so nice to see you are bak on TE, and what a picture posted !
The most knon beach in Zakynthos, beautiful earth formation and stunning blue water.
From the height of the cvliff, taken a fantastic scenery. My cong.'s.
Have a nice Sunday,
npecanhuk (75812) 2014-08-03 9:16
Beautiful and attractive picture!
I miss a bit more of sharpness, but I do enjoy the chosen pov, colors and composition!
Enjoy your week,
abmdsudi (56388) 2014-08-03 21:25
The stunning water looks almost unreal!! an astonishingly beautiful and well done image taken from the best vantage point. A cracking shot, well managed exposure with great dof, and lot more interest to feast the eye. Great capture, Congrats
Cricri (122669) 2014-08-05 11:59
Une vue plongeante a couper le souffle, des couleurs et un paysage merveilleux
nikkitta (17066) 2014-08-05 12:06
Good to see you back on TE
Better with this good capture taken looking down at the hidden beach with so turquoise waters protected with the high rocks
Informative note about the smugglers and the ship
Very well done, regards
pierrefonds (68967) 2014-08-09 12:19
The cliffs are framing well the beach. The point of view is showing the details, the colors of the cliffs and of the beach. The good luminosity is is making the colors to stand out. Have a nice day.
Angshu (56760) 2014-08-14 2:00
The colour of the water is quite unbelievable...and the two blues we have in the same frame are interesting. Your high vantage POV allows us to see the boats and of course the prime attraction, Panagiotis...
Tue (40898) 2014-08-17 6:58
Wonderful POV for the view of the bay and the small boats down there. I like the different shades of blue of the water. Well captured.