5 Greek Islands You Need To Visit That Are Not Mykonos And Santorini
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There’s no doubt about it, Black jetsetters in the know love exploring Greece. Just one look at travel IG feeds like Soul Society and you’ll be inspired by all the melanin magic doing it up in Athens and on the Greek isles. Something else you may notice is that everyone seems to be visiting the same exact islands – Mykonos and Santorini.

Now don’t get it twisted, there’s nothing wrong with having Mykonos and Santorini on your itinerary (especially if it’s your first visit to Greece), but social media will have you think those are the only two islands that exist, and that’s just not true.

With over 200 islands in Greece, we’re here to tell you that when it comes to island hopping there is so much more to discover beyond the typical tourist hotspots. Truth be told, you don’t even need to catch a flight from Athens to find beautiful islands to get lost in. Local faves like the Peloponesse are located just a short distance from Athens city center.

However, since it’s not a true visit to Greece unless you’re sailing across those iconic blue waters, we’ve rounded up a list of islands that go beyond basic so that on your next Greek adventure you’ll stand out from the crowd. Opa!

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