Places of Interest

Preveli Lagoon

38km south of Rethymno, shortly before you arrive at the historic Monastery of Preveli, a track on the left hand side leads downhill to a parking place. After approximately 15-minutes downhill walk you arrive at the beautiful sandy beach with palm trees, where the River Kourtaliotis empties into the sea. Access by Boat: NO Access by Bus: NO Access by Car: NO Accessible for people with special needs: NO Access on Foot: YES Beach Type: THICK SAND Blue Flag: NO Near Restaurants: YES Lifeguard: NO…

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Nestling in the surrounding mountains of the bay of Bali you will find the coastal village of the same name 34 km east of Rethymno. Visitors may choose from which of the small inlets to enjoy bathing at organised beaches. The area offers a large number of tavernas, hotels and rooms. Access by Boat: NO Access by Bus: YES Access by Car: YES Accessible for people with special needs: NO Access on Foot: YES Beach Type: SAND Blue Flag: YES Near Restaurants: YES Lifeguard: YES…

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Ματαλα

To the north of Vathy, we come across the world-wide famous beach of Matala. It is an arm of land made of porous stone, weathered by the fury of the waves, winds and saltiness. As a result, tenths of caves, caverns and hollows have been formed. The bay was chosen by the Minoans to become the harbour of Festos after the destruction of Kommos and the port of Gortys, during Roman times, when Gortys was chosen to be the capital of Crete by the Romans….

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ΑΜΜΟΛΟΦΟΙ, ΑΓΙΟΣ ΠΑΥΛΟΣ

Agios Pavlos (Saint Paul) is one incredible beach at Opiso Egiali area, 3km east of Agia Roumeli and 6km west of Loutro, in the exit of the wild Eligia Gorge. The beach is totally secluded from civilization, since the only possible to come here is by boat or by long trekking. The closest harbors are Agia Roumeli and Loutro. Walking from Agia Roumeli takes 50′-60′, on an easy path that runs beside the sea. Access by Boat: YES Access by Bus: NO Access by Car:…

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Κουδουμάς

Here, the edge of the mountain rises abruptly, while its erosion by the winter seas is obvious due to the numerous rocks that are scattered along the coastline, shaping a landscape of incontestable natural beauty. Virtually following the coastline at this point, the visitor has the chance to enjoy one of the most pristine areas of the prefecture of Heraklion. A barren, untouched landscape of red-coloured rocks, sometimes immerging into the deep blue of the sea, sometimes fusing into the vast blue of the sky,…

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Αμμουδάρα

Live an unforgettable experience on Crete during your holiday. You simply choose the style you prefer and enjoy shopping. There are many alternatives for all tastes. You will be excited with the wide array of products provided for you.

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Λιμνοθάλασσα Μπάλου

Access by Boat: YES Access by Bus: NO Access by Car: YES Accessible for people with special needs: NO Access on Foot: YES Beach Type: WHITE SAND Blue Flag: NO Near Restaurants: NO Lifeguard: NO Natural Shade: NO Near Accommodation: NO Nudist beach: YES Offroad: YES Sea Activities: NO Surfing: NO Umbrellas and Sunbeds: YES Depth: SHALLOW

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elafonisi chania

Access by Boat: YES Access by Bus: YES Access by Car: YES Accessible for people with special needs: YES Access on Foot: YES Beach Type: WHITE SAND Blue Flag: YES Near Restaurants: YES Lifeguard: YES Natural Shade: NO Near Accommodation: YES Nudist beach: YES Offroad: YES Sea Activities: YES Surfing: YES Sea Activities: YES Depth: SHALLOW

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foinikodasos vai

A visit to Vai is a must if you visit Crete. The combination of a majestic beach and a rare palm forest creates an exotic flair . According to a legend, Arab pirates who arrived on the beach threw the cores of the dates they were eating and 5000 palm trees grew from them. Camping is not allowed in the night in the forest, which covers an area of 60 hectars and is protected by the Forest Authority. The beach is organized and has been…

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