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Ligres beach

Location

The long and vast beach of Ligres is located about 40km south of Rethymno town and 7km south of the village of Kerames.
This unspoilt beach is ideal for staying remote and is unlikely to get overcrowded even in the height of the touristic season.

Characteristics

Access By: Car Beach Type: Coarse Sand
Depth: Deep Temperature: Cool
Organised: No Natural Shade: No
Crowded: No Windy: Yes
Offroad: Yes Nudism-friendly: Yes

Facilities

The beach isn’t organised but there are few rooms and fish taverns in the vicinity.

Notes

Ligres beach is suitable for camping lovers and is nudism friendly.
At its west end there is a waterfall gushing into the sea.
Moreover, if you walk eastwards until Triopetra beach, you will find some wonderful coves with amazing rock formations, perfect for fishing.

How to get to Ligres

Ligres beach is accessible by rented or private cars and motorbikes.
If you choose to drive from Rethymnon, follow the provincial road Melambon-Agias Galini, to the south.
Go past the villages of  Armenoi, Ano Miksorouma and Mourne and at the village of Kerames you will see signs leading to the beach.

Photo by: andy9909

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