Agios Pavlos 1st Beach at Agios Paulos

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Agios Pavlos is located south of Rethymno, engulfed by 30m high sand dunes that end in a secluded beach of thin pebbles and beautiful waters. An ideal beach to spend a summer day, near the village of Agios Pavlos. It is usually a quiet beach where you can relax, enjoy the sun, practice your yoga positions, as many visitors are afraid to descend due to the steep sand dunes. In case you are seeking a secluded beach on Crete, Agios Pavlos is one of them. Naturists are seen very often at Agios Pavlos beach. Make sure you have carried your umbrella or be on the beach early to reserve some space under the shady rocks. Food and water provisions are necessary, because this part of the beach is not organized.

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Plakias Anchorage

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Anchorage

The beach is located 58 km southeast of Rethymnon and 2-3 kilometers east of the village of Agia Galini, just after the river and has large pebbles and rocky bottom. The beach is sheltered from strong winds.

Damnoni Beach

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Beach

The beach Damnoni is a very nice sandy beach about 6 kilometers east of Plakias resort that is exposed to strong south winds. Turquoise waters and beautiful beaches.

Vathy Beach at Matala

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Beach

Beautiful sandy beach deserted the Libyan Sea. It is not organized.

Beautiful sandy beach on the Libyan Sea, very close to Matala beach. It is a nudist beach and you can reach there either by boat or 30 minutes walking on the path that starts in Matala.

Matala Beach

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Beach

The Matala beach is located 65 km southwest of Heraklion overlooking the Libyan Sea. The golden sand, clear water, rocks and mystic brings many visitors here.

Kalamaki Beach

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Beach

Beach sands of the Libyan Sea, caution in entering the water as it is slippery and there are large slabs. On the beach with sun loungers etc.

Sandy beach with shallow waters of the Libyan Sea, ideal for families. The beach is relatively organized.

Souda Plakia Beach

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Beach

Beautiful sandy beach in the bay of Plakias. It is an organized beach with chairs, umbrellas, water sports, restaurants and bars.

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Located immediately after the port of Plakias. Sand and rocks into the sea.

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The beach of Agios Georgios is situated 62 kilometers far from Rethymnon (7 kilometers west of Ayia Galini) and is a beautiful pebble beach is sheltered from strong winds. It is non organized and must have with you the essentials.

Great sandy beach located 39 km south of Rethymnon in front of the homonymous settlement. The beach is exposed to strong winds.

Ammoudaki Beach at Ammoudi

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Continuing east from Damnoni (the car goes up a point and then you must continue on foot), abandoned after the disco will find the small, beautiful, almost deserted, sandy beach. Organized beach with sun beds, umbrellas, eating ability, etc.

Ligres Beach at Kerames

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Beach

Ligres is an isolated beach 45 minutes away from Rethymno and 7 km from the village Kerames. Here you can find some piece of your mind because there is no electricity, telephone or other useless devices.

It is located in distance of 58 kilometers from Rethymno and 50 kilometers from Agia Galini village. Visit it if you want to escape in a calm beach far from the crowd and the trouble.

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Triopetra East Beach

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Beach

The name of Triopetra comes from the three rocks that are in the sea (Triopetra means ‘three stones’ in Greek). It’s about 12 km from Akoumia village.

Triopetra West Beach

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The name of Triopetra comes from the three rocks that are in the sea (Triopetra means ‘three stones’ in Greek). It’s about 12 km from Akoumia village.

Ammoudi Beach

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Sandy beach about 6-7 km east of Plakias resort, about 3 km from Lefkogia and 10 minutes walk from the beach Damnoni. Several beach sheltered from strong winds.

Akoumia Beach

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Beach

Located 51 km south of Rethymno and 12 kilometers south of the village and is a nice and long pebble beach, perfect for snorkeling. The beach is sheltered from strong winds.

Agia Foteini Beach

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Beach

The beach of Agia Fotini is located 39 km south of Rethymnon, it has thick sand and pebbles, while not missing the rocks. The beach is not organized at all but there is a tavern.

Kerames Beach

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Beach

Located 48 km south of Rethymno and 3 kilometers south of the village Kerames and is a beautiful pebbled beach ideal for snorkeling. The beach is sheltered from the winds and the organization does not provide for visitors.

Sandy beach near the Preveli to the East. The beach is sheltered from strong winds.

Preveli Beach or Foinikas is also called as the southern coast of Crete, 38 km south of the town of Rethymno, below the monastery of Preveli. Located about 20 minutes after the historic Monastery of Preveli.

Through the village Lefkogia starts a bad asphalt road (3 km) to the sheltered sandy beach with turquoise Shinaria waters. The beach is fairly sheltered from strong winds.

Matala Caves

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Cave

No-one is actually certain when the caves of Matala were created. Current thinking is that they are Roman or Early Christian tombs.

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Dive Together at Plakias

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Dive Together Crete is the second establishment of the Dutch family diving Business Dive Together. B.

Phoenix Dive Club at Plakias

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Diving Center

Sea Dream Divers at Plakias

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