Orthi Ammos Beach at Fragkokastello

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An hour away from Chania and just 1 km east of Frangokastello to stumble upon one of the best beaches with clear water and dunes, but influenced by southern winds. It took its name from the tall sand dunes that surround it. If you walk far enough, you will reach the eastern end, where nudism is permitted. O Legend says that the sand from Good 'Sand covered the unburied bodies of 335 dead Greek warriors killed in battle Frangocastello (17 May 1828). The spirits of these heroes are legendary Drosoulites, the famous shades of Frangokastello.

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Fragkokastellou Anchorage

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The secluded beach of Agia Marina is located 84 kilometers far from Chania, very close, almost in succession to the beach Lakki. It is open to the South and affected by the strong south winds.


Fragkokastello Beach

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Located 80 km south of Chania South coast of Crete and 13 km east of Sfakia. In front of the legendary castle stretches a vast sandy beach with shallow waters ideal for families with children.

If you walk at the harbor or take the road towards the village Patsianos will take you over a fairly large beach with fine pebbles, sand and rocky bottom. There is beach and will be with you the essentials.

Remote beach with sand. Access from the village of Saint Nectarios, or alternatively your own boat.


Nice beach between Sfakia and Frangokastello. Extensive, with few trees for shade, and large, round pebbles.

Located 75 km south of Chania South coast of Crete, 2-3 km from Sfakia, a beach with pebbles and rocks not affected by the summer winds. Isolated, although not organized quite popular with nudists.

Just before the beach Korakas will find a series of 3 secluded beaches with sand and pebbles. It is not organized and you need all your essentials.

Korakas Beach

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Approximately 47 km from Rethymnon at the South West and 2 miles south of Peach village, is the beach of Korakas, a sandy beach open to the south and exposed to the winds. It is a well organized beach with sunbeds, umbrellas, bars, etc.

At about 47 km southwest of Rethymno and after the beach Korakas will find three pebbled beaches affected by the wind. The two beaches at the end of the dirt is pretty organized.

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