Crete is one of the most beautiful places of Greece. There are several beaches in Crete. One can easily divide all these beaches into groups: beaches in Hania, beaches in Rethymnon, beaches in Lassithi, beaches in Heraklion, beaches in Hersonissos and above all there are beaches for naturism in Crete.
Crete is a kind of paradise for the beach lovers. The white sandy beaches, blue sea water and the clear sky all make the place picture perfect. Those who want pass holidays at any beach resort Crete should be their destinations. The beaches of Crete are extremely beautiful and alluring.
Beaches: There are extraordinary beaches on the coasts of Lassithi. Among these the most attractive and enchanting is the Via Beach with its beautiful palm forests, golden sandy beach and blue sea.
On the beautiful islet of Hrissi one can find white sandy beaches where one can easily pass days languidly. The coasts of the Lassithi prefecture are full of attractive beaches and beautiful coves.
The crystalline water and the sandy beaches have made this place a slice of paradise on earth. One can easily enjoy cosy romantic hours with his or her soulmate at these beaches. The extent and great variety of Crete’s coastline help the beach lovers and holiday makers to enjoy various places to swim and take nice dips in the crystal clear warm water of the azure sea.
The attractive Chania Agia Pelagia beach is just 16km away from Iraklion. Another beautiful beach, North Coast Fodele Beach is 23km away from Iraklion. These two beaches are quite near the highway of Heraklion.
The Agia Pelagia Beach is famous for its calm water and here the tourists can enjoy swimming, nice dips and other water sports. The water of the sea is always calm because the beach is protected from the north-west winds. Another famous beach of Crete is Rethymnon Beach. This beach is located in front of Rethymnon City. This very beach is very long and at least the length is 12km.
This long sandy beach is a great attraction to the holiday-makers. During the summer season the beach remains very crowded. Generally this very beach is loved by the locals and families of Crete. Platanes Beach is at least 4km away from Rethymnon. At the prefecture of Chania or Hania one can find extremely beautiful beaches and romantic coves and bays.