Beaches to visit in Rethymnon
The beach in the city of Rethymno is of 20 kilometers long. It is usually over-crowded during summer months, because is the most popular beach of the city. It is very well organized with umbrellas, sun beds, sport activities, and lifeguards. There are a lot of hotels, restaurants, bars and tourist shops available.
Located 20 kilometers east of Rethymno city, under the bridge of Geropotamos, in the national street that leads to Heraklion. It is a small picturesque beach with sand and pebble. The deep waters make it suitable for those that can swim. rethymnon holiday The beach is impressive with spotless waters, umbrellas and a restaurant that serves unique dishes of Cretan cuisine.
The village Bali is located in distance of 34 kilometers east of Rethymno, in the northern coast of Crete. You can go there from the national street Rethymno-Heraklion. The village became a tourist resort in the last few years. There are many, small beautiful coasts with spotless, azure waters and picturesque ports.
Preveli beach is found near the famous Preveli Moanastery and abstains 40 kilometers from the capital of Rethymno. It is an idyllic beach of Rethymno prefecture and you will be surprised by the exotic beauty! Crystal waters, the delta of river Koyrtaliotis, lush vegetation, palm trees, are some of the elements composing the setting of the beach Preveli. During summer is full of tourists who come to admire the splendid beauty of this location. There are umbrellas, sun beds, as well as restaurants for the visitors.
It is located in distance of 58 kilometers from Rethymno and 50 kilometers from Agia Galini village. Visit it if you want to escape in a calm beach far from the crowd and the trouble. You can sunbathe on the pebbles and swim in the crystal waters. In the village of Saint Pavlos there are rooms to rent, hotels and taverns.
Triopetra beach is situated in distance of 50 kilometers south of Rethymno, near the village Saint Pavlos. It took its name because of the three big rocks existing in the coast. It is more popular to the locals but if you want to visit it, combines the quietness for those who want to relax in an isolated beach and the comfort because you can find restaurants and hotels in the Eastern coast. It is worth visiting in order to enjoy a great sunset.
The fish village of Agia Galini abstains 58 kilometers from Rethymno and has 2 of the most beautiful beaches of the island. They are completely organized with umbrellas and sun beds and are very popular. During summers are usually over crowded. There are sport facilities, a lot of hotels, taverns and bars to have fun, up to the first morning hours.
Panormos beach is located 20 kilometers east of Rethymno, in the homonym village. It became very popular in the last few years and for this, the beach is well organized. You will be impressed by the unique location and the picturesque ports.
A popular bay located only 10 kilometers east of Rethymno city. It is a sandy coast, with golden sand and turquoise waters, ideal for swimming for many hours! In the nearby village Adele you can find taverns serving fresh fish and some hotels for your stay.