Loutraki wraps around a turquoise bay fringed by a long stretch of pebble sand. A mix of cafes, bars and taverns line the Blue Flag beach. The atmosphere is cosmopolitan yet family-friendly, with plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. Venture further afield to visit ancient archaeological sites and hike on scenic coastal trails.
Things to do in Loutraki
Loutraki Central Beach has Blue Flag status and is dotted with sun loungers where you can top up your tan and sip cocktails. Cool off with a dip in the shimmering Gulf of Corinth and make a splash with water sports like windsurfing, sailing and jet skiing. Build up an appetite before heading to a beachfront cafe for ocean-fresh seafood.
People have been flocking to bathe in the mineral-rich natural springs of Loutraki since Roman times. At local spas, you can experience the ancient practice of Greek thermalism. Indulge in water therapy treatments designed to treat ailments like arthritis and rheumatism.
Loutraki’s iconic casino is one of the largest in Europe. The design was inspired by luxury cruise ships and will dazzle you with pools, palm trees and stunning sea views. Take your pick of hundreds of slot machines and try your luck at blackjack, roulette and poker tables.
Discover the region’s ancient past at the Heraion of Perachora. The sanctuary is dedicated to the Greek goddess Hera and overlooks a rocky cove. Wander around the ruins before taking a swim in the picturesque bay.
Loutraki will tantalise your palate with delicious Mediterranean ingredients. Enjoy fresh-baked bread drizzled in Greek olive oil, tahini made from locally grown sesame seeds and “loukoumi” Turkish delight studded with pistachios. Swap tap water for award-winning, mineral-rich H2O sourced from the Loutraki springs.
Getting around Loutraki
Loutraki is compact and easy to get around on foot. Athens is a one-hour drive away while trains run between Athens and Korinthos in 1.5 hours. From here, it’s a 15-minute taxi to Loutraki. Athens International Airport is a 1.5-hour drive away.