Very popular and trendy, with umbrellas, sun bed and guided Kayak safari tours available.
An uninhabited isle and a well-kept secret off the southeast coast of Crete. An amazing landscape where the white sand and white cliffs make contrast with the turquoise waters. The ultimate destination for an escape and relaxation. Boat trips by Cretan Daily Cruises
A very popular beach in the area with sun beds, shade, beach bars and restaurants. Very shallow waters, ideal for small kids.
A quiet beach next to Makrygialos. With a few trees on the beach, there is always natural shade. There are a few sun beds and a beach front taverna.
A nice little beach with thin cobbles and crystal-clear water. No sunbeds nor umbrellas.
A long beach, mostly without crowds
A 2000-year-old forest of palm trees, the largest in Europe, provides an exotic backdrop to one of Crete’s most beautiful bays. Organised beach with sun beds and umbrellas.
A long beach with sun beds, shade and a beach front taverna. if not interested in sun beds and shade, the far end at the beach is usually empty.
Isolated and tranquil, Xerokambos is a joy. With two pristine beaches, and a handful of tavernas set back from the sands, this is the Crete of a gentler, quieter time.
A small island, with alluring turquoise waters and golden sand. Boats depart from Ierapetra harbor
For wind surfing lovers. Laid-back Kouremenos, with its crescent of golden sand and its reliable “side-shore” breezes, is home to one of Crete’s best windsurfing centers
An idyllic beach to yourself, even in peak season. There are no sun loungers, but the pretty coves are shaded by trees.