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.Xerokampos claims the position of one of the most beautiful beaches of eastern Crete. It really is ideal for those seeking peace, tranquility and rest. The shallow and clear waters of the area make the beach ideal for families with children. To get there by public transport, you should know that the bus stops at Zakros. To explore the area you will definitely need to rent a car. The road from Zakros Xerokampos up a dirt road (9 km). Alternative road from Ziros-asphalt road but a greater distance to cover.There are restaurants in the area for your meals.
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.
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.