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Beaches in Crete: Find out the best beaches in Crete. We provide information, location on map, photos, reviews, directions. Most beaches of Crete are listed in the following beach guide including beaches in Chania, Heraklion, Rethymnon, Lassithi.
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Chrissi Island

Chrissi Island, south Lasithi

Location Chrissi (i.e. golden), or Gaidouronisi (i.e. donkey island) is an uninhabited islet in the Libyan sea,Read more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Makrigialos beaches

Makrigialos beaches, south Lasithi, Crete, Greece

Location Makrigialos or Makry Gialos in south Lasithi, east Crete lies 25km east of Ierapetra, 34km southRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Pachia Ammos beach

Pachia Ammos beach, Paleochora, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location A one kilometre long beach just a short walk from the centre of Paleochora, Pachia Ammos (i.e.Read more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Ammoudi beaches

Ammoudi beaches, south Rethymnon, Crete

Location Ammoudi and Ammoudaki (i.e. sand) are two wonderful coves, 33km south of Rethymno town. They areRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Kouremenos beach

Kouremenos beach, east Lasithi

Location Kouremenos beach lies in the cove Grantes, 87km east of Agios Nikolaos, 20km east of SitiaRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Falassarna beach

Falassarna beach, Chania

Location Falassarna beach in Chania Crete lies 59km west of Chania town and 17km west of Kissamos. FalassarbaRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Marmara beach

Marmara beach, Sfakia, Chania

Location Marmara (i.e. Marbles) is a small secluded beach located 85 kilometers south of Chania town andRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Pirate’s Fjord beach

Pirate's Fjord beach, south Rethymnon

Location The small but stunning beach of Pirate’s Fjord is located 36km south of Rethymno town and about 5kmRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Kiani Akti beach

Kiani Akti beach, Apokoronas, Chania, Crete

Location Kiani Akti (Cyan Beach), is located 18km east of Chania and 1km west of Kalives village.Read more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Psilos Volakas beach

Psilos Volakas beach, Paleochora, Chania, Crete

Location A pristine beach just about 1,5 kilometres west from Paleochora, Psilos Volakas is a lovely smallRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Katsouni beach

Katsouni beach, Agalianos, south Rethymnon, Crete, Greece

Location Katsouni beach (or Agalianos) is located 40km south of Rethymno town, between the beautiful beaches ofRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Stalida beach

Stalida beach, north Heraklion

Location Stalida or Stalis beach is 31km east of Heraklion city, midway between Hersonissos and Malia. TheRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Vatos beach

Vatos beach, south Lasithi

Location The small village of Vatos is located 19km west of Ierapetra near the village of Myrtos.Read more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Ligres beach

Ligres beach, south Rethymnon

Location The long and vast beach of Ligres is located about 40km south of Rethymno town andRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Ombros Gialos beach

Ombros Gialos beach, Apokoronas, Chania, Crete

Location Ombros Gialos (or Ombrosgialos) is about 26km east of Chania, near the village of Paleloni, inRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Agia Fotia beach

Agia Fotia beach, south Lasithi

Location Agia Fotia beach in south east Crete is located 50km south east of Agios Nikolaos and 16kmRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Sitia beach

Sitia beach, east Crete

Location The long beach of Sitia town is located 69km east of Agios Nikolaos and 62km northRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Sweet Water beach (Glyka Nera)

Sweet Water beach, Sfakia, Chania, Crete

Location Undoubtedly one of the loveliest beaches in south west Crete, Glyka Nera (i.e. Sweet Water) isRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Afratolakkoi beach

Afratolakkoi beach, west of Chania, Crete

Location Afratolakkoi or Gylisma beach lies 69km south west of Chania and 31km south of Kissamos. Characteristics FacilitiesRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Tersanas beach

Tersanas beach, Akrotiri, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location The beach of Tersanas (i.e. shipyard) is located 13km nort east of Chania town, on the westRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Seitan Limania beach

Seitan Limania beach, Chania

Location Seitan Limania (i.e Satan harbours) or Stephanou beach is located 20 km north east of Chania town,Read more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Kladissos beach

Kladissos beach, Agia Pelagia, Heraklion, Crete

Location Kladissos beach is located 26km west of the city of Heraklion and 60km from Rethymno, justRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Elafonissi beach

Elafonissi beach, Chania

Location Elafonissi beach in Chania and Balos beach are among the most tropical beaches in Crete. Elafonissi lies on the southRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Petres beach

Petres beach, north Rethymno

Location Petres beach (i.e. Stones) is located 13km west of Rethymno town. It is named after the imposingRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Kommos beach

Kommos beach, south Heraklion

Location Kommos or Komos beach is located 70km south west of Heraklion city, between Kalamaki and Matala,Read more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Agia Pelagia beaches

Agia Pelagia beaches, north Heraklion, Crete

Location Agia Pelagia beaches (i.e. Santa Pelagia) are located 25km west of Heraklion city. Agia Pelagia hasRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Xerokambos beaches

Xerokambos beaches, east Lasithi, Crete, Greece

Location Xerokambos is a magnificent beach complex, on the southeastern tip of the Lassithi prefecture. It isRead more

 

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