The Beaches of Crete that you must see if you intend to travel to Crete. This article will be very useful. Here we will suggest you which beaches to visit if you make a trip to Crete.

Crete is the largest island in Greece and consists of 4 prefectures, which are:

  • Heraklion, which is the capital of the island
  • Chania
  • Rethimno
  • Lasithi

As we all know, Crete is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece and this is evidenced by its beautiful and deep blue beaches. This is one of the main reasons that Crete attracts and attracts a large number of tourists every year. Apart from the beaches, however, this island also hides other treasures. Apart from its natural beauty, it is also famous for the ancient civilization that developed there during the reign of Minos. Undoubtedly, the existence of this culture, pushes the lovers of history to choose this destination for their vacation.


When you are in Heraklion do not miss the opportunity to visit some of the following beaches:

  • Agia Pelagia
  • Ammoudara
  • Western Kalia Limania
  • Karteros
  • Malia
  • Matala
  • Paleokastro
  • Tris Ekklisies


In Chania, visitors do not know which beach to choose first, because each one has a unique beauty, offering unique pleasures. Some of the ones worth finding are:

  • Falasarna
  • Platanias beach
  • Calm beach of Gramvousa
  • Thick Sand Beach in Gerani
  • Seitan Ports
  • Loutro Sfakion beach
  • Beach of Lake Kournas
  • Elafonisi
  • Balos


A walk on the beaches of Rethymnon will offer you the ultimate enjoyment. The most popular are:

  • Agia Galini beach
  • Bali beach
  • Preveli Beach
  • Panormos beach
  • Plakia beach
  • Rodakino beach
  • Triopetra beach
  • Souda beach
  • Agios Pavlos beach
  • Platanias beach


Lassithi will seduce you as soon as you see its crystal clear waters. It is a prefecture with wonderful villages and has remarkable beaches such as:

  • Vai
  • Istro
  • Makrigialos
  • Kato Zakros
  • Agia Fotia
  • Sisi
  • Saint Nicholas
  • Golden Elounda
  • Ammoudara

In all this, Crete is known for its delicious food. The most traditional are staka cheese, snails which are the most typical food of Crete, kalitsounia, meat cake, gamopilafo and xerotigana.

See here our packages for Crete.