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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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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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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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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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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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Kali Limenes beaches

Kali Limenes beaches, south Heraklion

Location Kali Limenes  beaches are about 75km south west of Heraklioncity, on a good road. Characteristics FacilitiesRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Frangokastello beach

Frangokastello beach, Sfakia

Location Frangokastello beach is located in south west Crete, 13km east of Chora Sfakion and 80km southeast of ChaniaRead more

 

Area: Chania 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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Trafoulas beach

Trafoulas beach, Lentas, south Heraklion

Location Trafoulas or Trahoulas beach lies in a stunningly beautiful cove, at a distance of about 69kmRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Voidomatis beach

Voidomatis beach, south Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Location Voidomatis or Vouidomatos beach (i.e. the eye of an ox) is located about 63km south ofRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Almyrida beach

Almyrida beach, Apokoronas, Chania, Crete

Location Almyrida (or Almirida), is located at the entrance of Souda Bay, about 23km east of ChaniaRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Kavros beach

Kavros beach, Apokoronas, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location Kavros beach is about 42km east of Chania and 18km west of Rethymnon, just 4km eastRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Souda beach

Souda beach, Plakias, south Rethymnon, Crete, Greece

Location Souda beach is located 40km south west of Rethymno town, and just 3km west of theRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Salamias beaches

Salamias beaches, Asterousia mountains, south Heraklion, Crete

Location The beaches of Salamias are located about 67km south of Heraklion city. Although access is veryRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Filaki beach

Filaki beach, Sfakia, Chania

Location Filaki beach (i.e. Prison) is located 3km east of Chora Sfakion, 70km south of Chania townRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Drapanias beach

Drapanias beach, Chania

Drapanias beach is located 33km west of Chania town and 5km east of Kissamos. The sea shelves gentlyRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Episkopi beach

Episkopi beach, north Rethymnon

Location Episkopi beach is located 16km west of Rethymno town and 45km east of Chania, on theRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Maridati beach

Maridati beach, Palekastro, Stia, Lasithi, east Crete

Location Maridati is a beautiful and remote beach, hidden in a green valley near Palekasto, just 3kmRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Kolymbari beach

Kolymbari beach, Chania

Location Kolymbari beach is approximately 23km west of Chania town, on the old National road Chania-Kissamos. It is theRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Keratides beach

Keratides beach, Paleochora

Location Keratides is the neighbouring beach to Chalikia, towards the east. Characteristics Facilities The beach isn’t organised.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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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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Plakias beach

Plakias beach, south Rethymnon, Crete

Location Plakias is a 1,4km long beach, 35km south of Rethymno town. The main beach lies betweenRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Maleme beach

Maleme beach, Chania

Location Maleme beach is about 17km west of Chania town and 2km away from Platanias, near theRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Chalikia beach

Chalikia beach, Paleochora

Location Another ideal beach for those who prefer to walk, Chalikia or Halikia (i.e. pebbles) is onRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Ilingas beach

Ilingas beach, Sfakia, Chania

Location On the road to Anopolis village, just 1km away from Chora Sfakion, you find the IlingasRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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