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CHANIA (Prefecture) CRETE

  To the West of the old town of Chania there are organized beaches with camping areas, bars, tavernas and water sports. From Agii Apostoli - which can be reached by public transport - and up to Kolymbari there are the largest tourist centres of the county, Platanias, Stalos, Agia Marina, Maleme. To the West we can see the blue gulf of Kastelli, the most western port of Crete, which connects with Peloponessos and Kythira.
  The beautiful green villages that are to the east of Chania with clean sands and clear waters have developed into modern resorts that attract quite a lot of tourism Kalyves, Almyrida, Plaka, Georgioupolis. The western beaches of Falassarna, Sfinari, Elafonissi are areas of unique natural beauty as well as the whole side of the county where in the blue waters of the Libyan sea the mountains Lefka Ori are mirrored, are directed to the nature-loving tourism. Big and small hotels rented apartments and rooms as well as camping sites on virgin beaches (Glyka Nera, Orthi Ammos) are available to visitors while the communication among the villages Sfakia, Loutro, Agia Roumeli, Sougia, Paleochora and the isle of Gavdos is succeeded with boats. The area of Fragokastello, to the southwest, with the villages in line at the bottom of the mountains, the gorge of Kallikratis, the field with the great sunshine, the Venetian castle (1371) and the myth of magic shadows (drossoulites) has some of the nicest beaches of the Mediterranean.
(text: Roula Kastrinaki)
This text (extract) is cited February 2004 from the Chania Prefecture Tourism Committee tourist pamphlet.


Blue Flags 2001

Agia Marina Beach


1. Agios Georgios Beach
2. Agios Georgios Beach 2.


AGIOS NIKOLAOS (Municipality) LASSITHI

Beaches of Municipality of Agios Nikolaos

1. Mirambelou Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
2. Kitroplatia Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
3. Chavania 2 Municipal Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
4. Ammos (Marina) Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
5. Gargadoros Beach.


Beaches of Municipality of Agios Nikolaos

1. Kalo Chorio Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
2. Voulisma Beach
3. Agios Panteleimonas Beach.


1. Agios Nikolaos 1 Beach
2. Agios Nikolaos 2 Beach
3. Agios Nikolaos 3 Beach.


AKROTIRI (Municipality) CHANIA

Agios Onoufrios Beach


Ammoudi Beach

A small, enjoyable sandy beach, ideal for quiet, unforgettable swimming and water sports (surfing, water-skiing,diving,e.t.c.).


AMNISSOS BEACH (Settlement) GOUVES

Amnissos Beach


1. Ammoudara 1 Beach
2. Ammoudara 4 Beach.


AMOUDARA (Village) LASSITHI

Ammoudara Beach


ANALIPSI (Village) HERAKLIO

Analipsi Beach


ANALIPSI (Settlement) MAKRYS GIALOS

Analipsi Beach


ARMENI (Municipality) CHANIA

Maistrali Beach


CHANIA (Municipality) CRETE

Beaches of Municipality of Chania

1. Nea Chora, Chania Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
2. Chryssi Akti Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
3. Koun Kapi Beach.


CHERSONISSOS (Municipality) HERAKLIO

Drapanos Beach


ELOUNDA (Small town) LASSITHI

1. Elounda Beach
2. Elounda Beach 1.


FERMA (Village) IERAPETRA

Ferma Beach


FODELE (Village) GAZI

Fodele Beach


GAZI (Municipality) HERAKLIO

Beaches of Municipality of Gazi

1. Fodele Beach (Blue Flag 2001)
2. Mononaftis Beach
3. Lygaria Beach
4. Kladissos Beach
5. Agia Pelagia Beach.


GERANI (Village) PLATANIAS

Gerani Beach


GOUVES (Municipality) HERAKLIO

Beaches of Municipality of Gouves

1. Toubrouk Beach
2. Estavromenos Beach
3. Amnissos Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
4. Kokino Chani Beach.


Chavania Municipal Beach

Along the coast road to Elounda, one can find the organized Havania Municipal beach. A marvellous sandy beach for swimming , sun-bathing and sports.


Chryssi Akti Beach


Ierapetra beach

1. Ierapetra 1 Beach
2. Ierapetra 2 Beach .


ITANOS (Municipality) LASSITHI

Beaches of Municipality of Itanos

1. Vai (Finikodasos) Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
2. Chiona Beach
3. Kouremenos Beach.


KALAMAKI (Settlement) CHANIA

Kalamaki Beach


KALATHAS (Village) CHANIA

Kalathas Beach


Kalo Chorio Beach


KALYVES (Small town) CHANIA

Kalyves, Xyda Beach


1. Gouves Beach 1
2. Gouves Beach 2.


KOLYMBARI (Village) CHANIA

Kolymvari Beach


KOUTSOUNARI (Settlement) LASSITHI

Koutsounari Beach


LASSITHI (Prefecture) CRETE

  The coastline of Lassithi is dotted with beautiful beaches which are worth your while discovering. As well as the palm tree forest Vai, declared a Natural Reserve, many other corners will permit you to bathe while keeping in contact with nature.
  Those who prefer beaches with all the services can visit all the beaches which has been awarded the Blue Flag of EC, 32 in total.


Limenas Chersonissou 5 Beach


LINOPERAMATA (Village) GAZI

Linoperamata Beach


MAKRYS GIALOS (Municipality) LASSITHI

Beaches of Municipality of Makrys Gialos

1. Analipsi Beach (Blue Flag 2001)
2. Diaskari Beach
3. Makrygialos Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
4. Makrygialos Beach Communal Beach
5. Lagoufa Beach.


1. Makrygialos Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
2. Makrygialos Beach Communal Beach
3. Lagoufa Beach.


MALIA (Municipality) HERAKLIO

Beaches of Municipality of Malia

1. Potamos Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
2. Klontzani Beach
3. Agia Pelagia Beach
4. Agios Dimitrios Beach.


MARATHI (Village) AKROTIRI

Marathi Beach

  Marathi has a pleasant, protected beach, where you can play water sports.



MATALA (Village) HERAKLIO

Matala Beach


MYRTOS (Village) IERAPETRA

Myrtos (Ierapetra) Beach


NEA KYDONIA (Municipality) CHANIA

Beaches of Municipality of Nea Kydonia

1. Agii Apostoli 1 Beach
2. Agii Apostoli 2 Beach.


NEAPOLI (Municipality) MIRAMBELOU

Beaches of Municipality of Neapoli

1. Boufos Beach (Blue Flag 2002)
2. Sissi Port Beach
3. Agia Varvara Beach.


Pachia Ammos Beach


PANAGIA (City quarter) CHERSONISSOS

Panagia of Ryzi Beach


PELEKANOS (Municipality) CHANIA

Chalikia Beach


Platanias Beach

  A long, sandy beach extends for miles to the right and left of the town. The village of Platanias has all kinds of tourist facilities: cafes, restaurants, hotels, shopping.


Platanias Beach


RETHYMNO (Municipality) CRETE

1. Platanias Beach
2. Platanias Beach.


Rethymno Beach (Blue Flag 2002)

1. Rethymno 1 Beach
2. Rethymno 2 Beach
3. Rethymno 3 Beach
4. Rethymno 4 Beach
5. Rethymno 6 Beach .


SCHISMA (Small town) ELOUNDA

Schisma Beach


SITIA (Municipality) LASSITHI

1. Gallikos Beach
2. Karavopetra Beach.


Sitia Beach

1. Sitia 1 Beach
2. Sitia 2 Beach
3. Sitia 3 Beach.



Stalos Beach


Stavros Beach


VAI (Beach) LASSITHI

Vai (Finikodassos) Beach

10 kilometers away from Palekastro is the marvelous sand beach of Vai. The beach by the palm forest resembles a tropical paradise and attracts visitors from all over the world.


Caretta-Caretta beaches

Kommos Beach

Kommos has a very beautiful sandy beach east of Matala. The beach is quite spectacular and surprisingly undeveloped, probably due to the archaeological site and restrictions on private enterprise in the area.


Commercial WebPages

AGIA FOTIA (Village) SITIA

Agia Fotia Beach


Agia Marina & Platanias beach

The pleasant sandy beach of Agia Marina is just west of the city of Chania and can be reached by public transportation.


Agia Pelagia bay beach

  The Agia Pelagia Bay area is fast becoming a first-class tourist area. It is the first major beach west of Iraklion and can be reached from Iraklion in about 20 minutes. There are many tourist facilities of all classes here.


Agia Roumeli Beach

  In front of Agia Roumeli there is a refreshing pebble beach in a superb setting with the mountains and the mountain caves right behind it. To the east of Agia Roumeli, near the church of Agios Pavlos, there is a very good beach in a similar setting.


ARVI (Village) VIANNO

The beach in Arvi

  As the paved road winds down to the coast, you will see plastic-covered hothouses where bananas and pineapples are grown. The climate of this area allows cultivation of these tropical fruits. There is a small pebble beach here and a main street with small hotels and tavernas. The main source of income is from the hothouse-grown produce.

This text is cited Feb 2003 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains image.


BALI (Port) RETHYMNO

Beach

  Bali is set around three small coves: the first has a pebbly beach with several tavernas and a luxury hotel; the original village is in the second cove where most of the local shops, along with hotels, rooms, and tavernas may be found, as well as a small harbour from which day trips by boat to Rethimnon may be taken; the third cove, known as Paradise Beach, is by far the best for swimming. It does, however, become overcrowded at the height of the season.

This text is cited Dec 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


BALOS (Beach) CRETE

Balos

  Across the anchorage, at the end of the Gramvousa Peninsula is the lovely sandy beach of Balos with spectacular clear turquoise water. The path will lead you to the sandy beach of Balos from the top of the peninsula.


CHANIA (Town) CRETE

Papanikoli beach


ELAFONISSI (Island) CRETE

Elafonissi beach

  The islet and surrounding beaches are among the most beautiful on Crete. The shallow waters are warm and attract swimmers, spear-fishermen, and windsurfers from all over the world. There are very few facilities in this as yet undeveloped area.

This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


Falasarna Beach

  The road to Ancient Falasarna winds down to the right and you have a lovely view of the expansive sandy beach, the small harbour to the left, Gramvousa peninsula to the right, and the greenhouses on the coastal plain. Continue to the right and stop where there are two or three tavernas and a small hotel. From here you may reach the exceptional sandy beaches and the clear water of the area 500 metres below, or continue further to the right to the ancient city of Falasarna at the end of the dirt road.

This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


Georgioupolis beach


KERATOKAMBOS (Settlement) VIANNO

Keratokambos Beach

  The peaceful pebble beach of Keratokambos is 12km from Ano Viannos on an asphalt road.


KOLYMBARI (Village) CHANIA

Kolymbari Beach

  Kolimbari has an attractive pebble beach to the east along Chania Bay, stretching for a considerable distance. There are also several hotels along the beach as well as restaurants and cafes in and near Kolimbari.

This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


LYGARIA (Seaside resort) GAZI

Ligaria beach

  Ligaria Bay, just before Agia Pelagia, is usually less crowded, offers protection from bad weather, and it has some nice restaurants.


Makrigialos Beach

  The beach from Makrigialos to Ierapetra is of good quality but unrestrained building is going on in the area.


MALIA (Small town) HERAKLIO

MENIES (Settlement) KOLYMBARI

Menies Beach

  There is a protected bay, a pebble beach, and the boat trip from Kolimbari is very pleasant.


NOPIGIA (Settlement) MYTHIMNA

The Nopigia beach

  Nopigia has a good pebble beach, clear water, and one can find protection from east winds nearby on the left of the mountains of Spatha. Near the beach there is a camping ground and some pleasant tavernas.

This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


PALEOCHORA (Small town) CHANIA

Paleohora Beach

  On both sides of the peninsula there are public beaches that have long, wide stretches of sand.


PITSIDIA (Village) TYMBAKI

PLAKIAS (Village) RETHYMNO

Plakias Beach

  It has an attractive grey sand beach that stretches around the bay. There are many other beaches in the nearby bays. The main street runs along the sea front and is lined with tavernas and bars. Well-known for its strong winds, the bay attracts many windsurfers who provide an interesting spectacle on the shimmering sea.

This text is cited Nov 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


PREVELI (Famous Beach) RETHYMNO

Preveli Beach

  Preveli Beach is a sandy cove at the end of Kourtaliotiko Gorge. The area resembles a tropical lagoon with its palms, oleanders, waterfalls and stream which flows into the sea. There are two ways to reach the beach on foot: a rugged path marked with arrows along the edge of the cliff to the sea requires sturdy shoes and agility; the other way down follows the track across the river at the arched bridge leading to a taverna and, again, a rugged path to the beach. The easiest way to reach the area is by boat.

This text is cited Dec 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


Beach

  The beach of Rethimnon is in front of the city and has a good view of the Fortezza. Also at the beach is the Tourist Information building.


SOUGIA (Village) CHANIA

Sougia beach

  Sougia has a long pebble beach with crystal clear waters in front of mountains that drop abruptly to the sea, making the scenery fantastic and dramatic.



VAI (Beach) LASSITHI

Beach

  The main entrance to the beach is open from sunrise to sunset. The water is clear and beautiful and the setting romantic. There are many places for coffee and food. Because of the setting, the beaches tend to become overcrowded in the summer.


Description

Ammoudi: Small sandy beach near Damnoni not organised and fairly isolated.


Local government WebPages

ERIMOUPOLI (Settlement) ITANOS


Georgioupoli beach


Korakas

This beach is also situated on the south coast, more precisely south of the village of Rodakino, 42km from Rethymno. The sandy beach of Korakas is organised and the area offers hotels, as well as a large variety of rooms and tavernas.


MOCHLOS (Village) LASSITHI


PAPADIOKAMBOS (Settlement) SITIA


PLAKIAS (Village) RETHYMNO

Souda Plakias

Organised, sandy beach west of the village of Plakias. A few tavernas are situated close to the beach, where rooms are also available.


PREVELI (Famous Beach) RETHYMNO

Palm Beach of Preveli

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


Rethymno Beach

Organised sandy beach more than 20 km long, stretching from the town of Rethymno in an easterly direction towards the areas of Perivolia, Platanes, Adelianos Kampos, Skaleta Episkopi Beach: Large sandy beach west of Rethymno, partly organised


TRIOPETRA (Settlement) RETHYMNO

Triopetra Beach

The beach of Triopetra, which was named after the three distinctive rocks in the sea, is situated approximately 50 km south of Rethymno. Follow the road to Aghia Galini and turn left after 40 km in the direction of Akoumia. Continue until you arrive at the huge sandy beach, which is not organised and fairly isolated.


XEROKAMBOS (Settlement) SITIA


Zakros Beach


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