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Triopetra beach

Location

The beach of Triopetra is situated approximately 50km south of the city of Rethymnon.
It was named after the three impressive rocks that lie just offshore.

Characteristics

Access By: Car Beach Type: Sand/pebbles
Depth: Deep Temperature: Normal
Organised: Yes Natural Shade: Yes
Crowded: Normal Windy: Yes
Offroad: Yes Nudism-friendly: Yes*

Facilities

Umbrellas and sunbeds, showers, water sports, parking, canteen, cafe, restaurants, accommodation.

Notes

Triopetra beach has crystal clear, blue water and due to its length it can never get overcrowded.
It is mostly famous for the wide selection of water sports and for its lovely sunset!

Triopetra consists mainly of two beaches, which are separated by a small peninsula.
At the edge of the peninsula, in the sea, three majestic rocks rise.

Small beach: The eastern beach is located in a small sandy bay, south of the three rocks.

Main beach: The main beach of Triopetra, west Triopetra, is formed west of the rocks and extends for several kilometres.
The beach has beautiful coarse sand and blue waters.
Its west orientation makes it vulnerable to the winds, but also famous for its fantastic sunsets.
The east part of the beach is organised with a few taverns, rooms and umbrellas, but always maintains its peaceful atmosphere.
*The west part is suitable for nudism.
There is a small river, with fresh water all year round.

How to get to Triopetra

From Rethymno town, follow the road to the southern village of Agia Galini.
Turn left towards the village of Akoumia.
Drive through the village Akoumia and then follow the only road (about 12km) to reach Triopetra beach.
There are a few signs all along the road, but be careful in order not to lose your way.

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