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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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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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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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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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Triopetra beach

Triopetra beach, south Rethymnon

Location The beach of Triopetra is situated approximately 50km south of the city of Rethymnon. It wasRead more

 

Area: Rethymnon prefecture

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Harbour beach at Chora Sfakion

Harbour beach at Chora Sfakion, Chania, Crete

Location A small pebbly beach in the heart of Chora Sfakion, just in front of the tavernas.Read more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Koutelos beach

Koutelos beach, Sfakia, Chania

Location Koutelos beach is located near the village Nomikiana, approximately 9km east of Chora Sfakion and 4kmRead more

 

Area: Chania 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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Agios Onoufrios beach

Agios Onoufrios beach, Akrotiri, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location Agios Onoufrios beach is about 8km north of Chania town and close to the village ofRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Afrata beach

Afrata beach, north west of Chania, Crete

Location Afrata beach is situated at cape Rodopos, 28km west of Chania town. It is the westernmost pointRead more

 

Area: Chania 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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Karavopetra beach

Karavopetra beach, Paleochora

Location One of many crystal clear, secluded beaches, Karavopetra is located about 3km west from the centreRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Aspri Limni beach

Eparchiaki Odos Kaloudianon-Chrisoskalitissas, Moni Chrisoskalitissis, Chania

Location Aspri Limni beach (i.e. white pond) is located 70km south west of Chania town and about 500m westRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Gra Ligia beach

Gra Ligia beach, Ierapetra, south Lasithi, Crete

Location Gra Ligia beach is located about 5km west of Ierapetra town, 10km east of Mirtos and 40kmRead more

 

Area: Lasithi prefecture

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Macherida beach

Macherida beach, Akrotiri, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location The tiny beach of Macherida (machairi means “knife” in Greek) is located 15km northeast of ChaniaRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Keramos beach

Keramos beach, Loutro, Sfakia

Location Keramos beach lies at the east end of the Loutro village, in the magnifncent area ofRead 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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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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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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Agriomandra beach

Agriomandra beach, north Lasithi, Crete, Greece

Location Agriomandra beach (i.e. Wild pen or wild enclosure) is located 27km east of Agios Nikolaos and 3kmRead more

 

Area: Lasithi 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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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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Loutro beach

Loutro beach, Sfakia, Chania

Location Loutro is the pebbled beach of the homonymous village, situated about 71km south of Chania town. AsRead more

 

Area: Chania 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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Myrtos beach

Myrtos beach, south Lasithi

Location Myrtos beach is located 15km west of the town of Ierapetra and 80km south east ofRead more

 

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