Preveli - Foinikas Beach at Kato Moni Preveli

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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. It is a uniquely beautiful sandy beach with a small forest of palm trees make her look exotic. On the beach, and at the mouth of the river Kourtaliotis, who has enough water even in summer. It forms a small lagoon before flowing into the sea. So the visitor will choose this beach for swimming, has the unique opportunity to swim in salt or sea water or freshwater lagoon and river. Also fantastic experience for visitors is to walk and climb up the river. The palm trees on the river provide shade and rich soil is smooth and sandy. Because of this image gives the unusual environment, the beach is very popular destination for tourists. Well organized beach (sunbeds, umbrellas, bicycles, etc.) and food, coffee, etc. There are two ways to reach the beach, a) means Plakias (bus or car) and then by boat in the morning your day trip to Preveli beach. The boat departs at about 10 am and returns around 4 pm. You get physically relaxed on the beautiful beach, but you will lose the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular view from above descending on foot. b) The hard way is to drive your car up to the Monastery of Preveli, leave it in the parking area (marked on), about 1,500 meters from the monastery and then walk to start to go down the path that has many steep stairs is the hardest part of the route.

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Plakias Anchorage

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Anchorage

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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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.

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

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

Damnoni Beach

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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.

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.

Ammoudi Beach

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Beach

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.

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.

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

Kerames Beach

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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.

Agia Foteini Beach

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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.

Ligres Beach at Kerames

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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.

Akoumia Beach

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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.

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.

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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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Sea Dream Divers at Plakias

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