Sea caves in Greece are among the most beautiful natural sights on the planet. Stunning natural caves reflect the transparent blue of the waters, creating idyllic scenes. Visiting a sea cave is a special experience, filled with images of a crystal world. The Blue Cave in Kastellorizo, in the southern part of the island, is also known as Fokiali (seal’s refuge) or Parasta cave. It is one of the most exquisite caves in the Mediterranean. Its outstanding stalactite and stalagmite structures and shimmering waters mirrored on the walls create a spectacle that captivates the senses. In eastern Zakynthos are some of the most beautiful sea caves, like the famous Blue Cave, which is now one of the most photographed places on earth.
On Cape Drepano in Chania, Crete, the amazing Cave of Elephants was discovered as recently as 1999. It was named after the elephant bones found inside. The Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) finds refuge in its warm waters. The cave has been recognized as one of the most significant in Greece. The deep blue of the waters create an unbelievable scene.
“In Zante Island of Greece you can find the interesting sight of Numerous "Blue Caves”, that are cut into cliffs around Cape Skinari, and accessible only by small boats. Sunrays reflect through Ionian sea water from white stones of cave bottoms and walls, creating interesting blue effects, thus known as ‘Blue Caves’.“