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Kalami beaches

Location

Kalami beaches lie at a distance of about 70km south east of Agios Nikolaos and 35km east of Ierapetra.
There are several small coves in the area spreading for two kilometres eastern of Kalami.

Characteristics

Access By: Car/Foot Windy: Yes
Beach Type: Pebbles/Sand Depth: Normal
Temperature: Cool Organised: No
Natural Shade: No* Crowded: No

Facilities

The closest accommodation is found at Goudouras, 3km east of the beaches.
All beaches are completely unorganised.

Notes

There is a cave offering natural shade and a fresh water spring on Kalami beach.
500 metres to the east you will find the beautiful small cove of Atherina, formed at the exit of a narrow canyon.
About 200 – 300 metres eastern there are two small coves facing west.

Another kilometre east towards Goudouras, you will find two exquisite and remote adjacent coves called Thodoris’ Harbor.
Both theses pebbly beaches are ideal for nudism.

The secluded and amazing pebbly beach of Votsalaki with crystal green-blue waters is located another 500 metres tto the east.
Although it is next to the main road, it is ideal for nudism.

How to get to Kalami

The road passes next to them and thus all these small coves are easily accessible.

If you drive from Ierapetra, take the main road heading east to Sitia, along the south coastline of Crete.
After Makrigialos, get the road to Goudouras.
The beaches start 1.5-2 km after Moni Kapsa.

You can also get the bus to Goudouras, but note that the services are not frequent.

Photo by: Gialova

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