Lumbarda or Lombarda is a beach in Attica with shallow waters that you will love and hook at first sight. Because it has everything you need for sea swimming and beach holidays.
Firstly, it is located “a stone’s throw from Athens”, which means that you will get there easily and quickly. Secondly, you will not need to spend a lot of time and money on fuel, and the final result will impress you.
On Lumbarda beach (Λουμπάρδα) you will find shallow and crystal clear blue-green waters, and enough calm. Despite the fact that quite a lot of people gather here, especially on weekends, you will not feel “among the crowd” (as it happens on other beaches located in Athens or near the capital). Lumbarda is a beach famous for its shallow waters. For this reason, you will most likely find many families with kids there who love to build “sand castles” and splash around safely.
Another feature that makes this beach an ideal choice for swimming near Athens is the fact that it is windless. You will enjoy swimming even on days when it will be windy in other parts of Attica on that day. This is due to the fact that it is located in a well protected bay. Lumbarda beach is located in the bay of Agia Marina, at km 33 of the Athens-Sounio highway.