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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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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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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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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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Gerani beach – Chania

Gerani beach, Chania

Location Gerani beach lies on the fertile homonymous village, 15km west of Chania town. The village of GeraniRead more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Tavronitis beach

Tavronitis beach, Chania

Location Tavronitis beach is located about 18km west of Chania town, on the old national road connectingRead more

 

Area: Chania 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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Ammoudara beach – Lasithi

Ammoudara beach, north Lasithi, east Crete

Location Ammoudara beach (i.e “long sandy beach”) is situated 4km south of Agios Nikolaos town, on theRead more

 

Area: Lasithi 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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West Kalives beach

West Kalives beach, Apokoronas, Chania, Crete

Location The beaches of Kalives are found at the entrance of Souda Bay, 20km west of Chania,Read more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Boufos beach

Boufos beach, Lasithi

Location The small beach of Boufos lies less than 1km east of Sissi and at a distanceRead 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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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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Myrtos beach

Myrtos beach, south Lasithi

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

 

Area: Lasithi 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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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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Analipsi beach

Analipsi beach, north Heraklion

Location Analipsi beach is approximately 22 km east of Heraklion city, next to Gouves and very closeRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Tertsa beach

Tertsa beach, south Heraklion

Location Tertsa beach lies in the homonymous small village, 80km south east of Heraklion, 51km south westRead more

 

Area: Heraklion prefecture

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Agii Apostoli beach

Agii Apostoli beach, Chania

Location Agii Apostoli beach (i.e. Holy Apostles) is just 3km west of the centre of Chania town.Read more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Perivolaki beaches

Perivolaki beaches, Sfakia, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location Perivolaki beaches lie in Sfakia, between Sweet Waters beach and Loutro. Perivolaki beaches are two adjacent coves,Read more

 

Area: Chania prefecture

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Agios Pavlos beach – Sfakia

Agios Pavlos beach, Sfakia, Chania, Crete, Greece

Location Agios Pavlos beach (i.e. Saint Paul) is a heaven of seclusion, located 3km east of AgiaRead 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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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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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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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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