hotel, restaurant or place in Crete Near to: city or area

Timios Stavros beach


Timios Stavros beach is a secluded cove in the area of Sfakia which can be accessed only by a taxi boat or on foot.


Access by: Foot/boat Beach Type: Pebbles
Depth: Deep Temperature: Cool
Organised: No Nudism-friendly: Yes
Family-friendly: No Natural Shade: No


The beach is completely unorganised.


Whilst there, one should definitely walk to the small chapel of Timios Stavros where there once used to be a Venetian fortress.
The fortress probably had an important defensive role in the region.
Ruins of the fortress can be seen around the chapel.

Timios Stavros is a remote beach which doesn’t offer natural shade or any other facilities so make sure you have an umbrella and plenty of water with you.

How to get to Timios Stavros

Timios Stavros beach can be accessed only by boat or by following the E4 path which connects Glyka Nera beach (Sweet Waters) and Loutro.

Photo by: Hubert J

Submit your comment

resep kuliner resep makanan resep nusantara HairStyle Home Design Fashion


The comfiest hotels, most delicious restaurants and must-see places of the best corner of the Mediterranean.

View places on the map.

about Crete

Crete is the largest island in Greece, and the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean Sea. With an exquisite 1,000 kilometer-long coastline, Crete boasts about 400 beaches most of which have earned a Blue Flag. The innumerable beaches combined with impressive mountains, steep gorges and fertile plains make Crete the island with the most diverse landscape in Greece.

Why Crete?

Since the island's touristic development, which dates back in the 60's, Crete nowadays demonstrates from luxurious resorts to really cheap accommodation. The visitor will find countless hotels, apartments, studios and villas to ensure a memorable holiday. Moreover, the abundance of fresh products and the renowned for its life-prolonging qualities Cretan cuisine served at the island's restaurants, make Crete a holiday destination which has it all!