Platania Beach at Panagia Faneromeni

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Totally secluded beach located northwest of the village close to Sitia Panagia Faneromeni. Visitors should come with their own supplies sure to enjoy the solitude and the unspoiled nature. Access by road from Sitia (dirt road), as we emerge from Sitia turn right.

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Harbor Makrygialos

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Sitia Harbor

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Mochlos Anchorage

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Lagkadas Beach

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Lagada Beach, 6 km from Makrigialos is a great beach as Diaskari is not organized to those who do not want umbrellas, deckchairs and beach bar. It is sandy, sheltered from the wind and often you can see nudists.

Beautiful bay with fine sand and crystal waters 10 kilometers east of Ierapetra. The tiny sandy bay of Agia Fotia (Holy Fire) holds perhaps the most beautiful beach bar of the county with latin, cuban, and acid jazz sounds, which makes it very popular among young people.

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Achlias Beach

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Ahlia sandy beach located 15 kilometers east of Ierapetra, in front of the homonymous small settlement, well protected from the winds that blow in the region. The visitor can enjoy the sea and the sun, enjoying all the amenities of the relatively well-organized beach (sunbeds, umbrellas, sea sports etc) without the crowds.

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The beach Mavros Kolympos with black pebbles and gravels is located 16 kilometers east of Ierapetra. It is a beach well protected from winds.

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Koutsouras Beach

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The beach Koutsouras with dark gray pebbles lying stretched out on its back with crystal and blue-green waters. Located 55 km southeast from Agios Nikolaos and 20 kilometers east of Ierapetra, in front of the seaside village and is well protected from the winds.

In front of the Roman villa is the beach Katovigli, pebbles and is affected by the winds. The beach has sunbeds and bars, although the harbor with its cafes are close by and can accommodate anyone .

West of the harbor is the Kalamokania beach, where the water is slightly deeper. The beach is also sandy with small pebbles on the edge and served by the nearby cafes.

The largest beach in Makrigialos is the beach, which was formerly known as Hani. Most simply say Makty Gialos (Long beach) because it has a length of almost a kilometer.

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Lagoufa Beach at Analipsis

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On the east, after the long beach there are two small beaches in front of the big hotels Sunwing and Small Town. These beaches are named Lagoufa.

Diaskari Beach at Lagkada

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Beach Diaskari is quite popular and attracts many young people who generally want to avoid the organized beaches. The beach is sandy and pebble in parts with large stone slippery slabs.

Xenodocheio Mochlos Beach

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Front and beside the hotel Mochlos. In front of the hotel you will find an organized beach with all amenities provided by the hotel.

Tigania Beach at Kalavros

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Deserted beach with pebbles and sand near the village of Calabria. The beach is small and isolated.

Xerokambos is a pristine area, 48 km from Sitia, 28 km from Palekastro and 10 km from Zakros. The stunning scenery assemble mountains, gorges, olive groves and fantastic deserted beaches with sand.

Kato Zakros Beach

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The European path E4 after passing Zakros with its beautiful springs and remarkable gorge of the dead ends in the valley of Kato Zakros Minos four thousand years ago built one of his palaces. The settlement of Kato Zakros, which is only 8 km from Pano Zakros and 25 km from Palekastro is the most impressive small fishing village, tucked away in the southeast corner of Crete, behind the beautiful beach with tamarisk trees.

This small beach is not organised but is the most beautiful in the region. The low surrounding hills isolate it and offer an almost silent, 'private', but also exceptionally beautiful beach.

Vai Beach at Toplou

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This is an exotic beach with the only palm of Europe and is located 24 km east of Sitia. It is a beach with fine sand and pebbles from a real oasis for the desert landscape of eastern Crete.

From the point of Syros you arrive by car you can take away - 5 minutes - the footpath next to the old town of Itanos. Behind the hill you will find a very pretty little secluded beach with coarse sand.

From the point of Syros you arrive by car you can take away - 5 minutes - the path (you'll find very easily) over the hill. At the end of the trail you will find an amazing beach with coarse sand.

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Just north of the beautiful palm grove and beach is the sandy beach of Syros .And here the visitor can combine the good swim with the visit of the ruins of ancient Itanos.

Deserted Beach at Toplou

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Small absolutely deserted sandy beach. There is no organization so make sure you have supplies with you - an umbrella, hat, water, etc.

Deserted beach with pebbles and sand below the village of Agia Fotia. There is nothing special except that it offers the visitor the tranquility and seclusion.

Petras Beach at Siteia

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The beach of Petra is a long sandy beach below the beach of Sitia. Ideal for families and children.

Sitia Beach at Siteia

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Great beach near the port and the center of Sitia. Ideal for families and children.

Papadiokampos Beach

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Totally secluded beach located northwest of Sitia. Visitors should come with their own supplies sure to enjoy the solitude and the unspoiled nature.

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Very little secluded, deserted pebbled beach for the few. On the beach there are some trees for shade during the midday hours.

The Krinaki beach got its name from the beautiful wild lilies that grow near the beach, located 3-4 km north of Xerokampos (dirt road) near the mouth of a river which is usually dry. The beach does not have any tourist facilities or other facilities for swimmers.

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