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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kalives beach

Kalives beach, Apokoronas, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location The beach of Kalives is 19km east of Chania and 42km west of Rethymno. It isRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Kalamaki beach – Heraklion

Kalamaki beach, south Heraklion

Location Kalamaki beach is situated about 67km south west of Heraklion and 9km south of Tymbaki. TheRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Grammeno beaches

Grammeno beaches, Paleochora

Location Grammeno beaches lie approximately 5km west of Paleochora. The beach hosts centenarian cedar trees which deserveRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Rapaniana beach

Rapaniana beach, Chania

Location The quiet beach of Rapaniana is located about 20km west of Chania town and 10km west ofRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Vai beach

Vai beach, east Lasithi

Location Vai is located 24km from Sitia, 92km east of Agios Nikolaos and 8km north of Palaikastro.Read more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Krios beach

Unnamed Road, Kandanos Selinos 730 01, Ελλάδα

Location Krios beach is located approximately10km west of Paleochora. It is a quiet and the most westernRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Sfakaki beach

Sfakaki beach, north Rethymnon

Location Sfakaki is a sandy and well organised beach,  only 10km east of Rethymno town, on theRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Mononaftis beach

Mononaftis beach, Agia Pelagia, north Heraklion, Crete

Location Mononaftis beach is located 29km northwest of Heraklion and just 2km north of the main beach of AgiaRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Hiona beach

Hiona beach, Palekastro, Sitia, east Lasithi, Crete

Location Hiona (or Chiona) beach is located 87km east of Agios Nikolaos, 19km east of Sitia andRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Bali beaches

Bali beaches, north Rethymnon

Location Bali beaches are located 33km east of Rethymno and 53km west of Heraklion city. They nestleRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Kalivaki beach

Επαρ.Οδ. Καλυβών-Γεωργιούπολης, Αποκόρωνος, Ελλάδα

Location Kalivaki beach, (i.e. small hut), is located west of the port of Georgioupolis, 37km east ofRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Korakas beach

Korakas beach, Rodakino, south Rethymnon, Crete, Greece

Location Korakas or Rodakino beach is located 45km south east of Rethymno town, 10km west of PlakiasRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon 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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Ierapetra beaches

Ierapetra town beaches, Lasithi

Location Ierapetra is the town with the warmest climate in Greece, located 32km south east of AgiosRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Mavros Kolimbos beach

Mavros Kolimbos beach, Ierapetra, south Lasithi, east Crete

Location Mavros Kolimbos beach or Agios Panteleimonas as it is also called due to the nearby church,Read more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Stavros beach

Stavros beach, Akrotiri, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location Stavros beach (i.e. cross), is located 17km east of Chania, on the north end of cape Akrotiri.Read more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Stalos beach

Stalos beach, Chania

Location The long and sandy beach of Stalos is 7km west of Chania town, extending for aboutRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Sougia beach

Sougia beach, Chania

Location Sougia beach is among the best beaches in Crete, located 60km south of Chania town. ARead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Vryonisi beach

Vryonisi beach, Istron, Lasithi

Location Vryonisi beach lies 15km east of Agios Nikolaos town and 2.5km away from Istron bay. ItRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Pachia Ammos beach – Lasithi

Pachia Ammos beach, north Lasithi, east Crete

Location Pachia Ammos beach (i.e.thick sand) is located 20km east of Agios Nikolaos, on the road leadingRead more

 

Area: Lasithi 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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