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Kavros beach

Location

Kavros beach is about 42km east of Chania and 18km west of Rethymnon, just 4km east of the seaside town of Georgioupolis.
Kavros is a part of the 10km long beach that starts from Georgioupolis and stretches east to the village of Episkopi.

Characteristics

Access By: Car/bus Beach Type: Sand/pebbles
Depth: Shallow Temperature: Warm
Crowded: Normal Windy: Yes
Blue Flag: Yes Family-friendly: Yes
Handicapped accesible: Yes Organised: Yes

Facilities

Umbrellas and sunbeds, showers, lifeguards, water sports, cafes, restaurants, accommodation.

Notes

Kavros beach is sandy with shallow waters, ideal for families.
The only drawback is that it often has large waves as it is exposed to northern winds.

How to get to Kavros

Kavros is easily accessible with frequent public buses connecting Chania and Rethymno.
If you choose to get there by car, take the new National road (E75) and about 4 kilometres after Georgioupolis you will see sighns leading to the beach.

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