Top beaches. Crete, Greece
Pachia Ammos – Paleohora (South-Western Crete)
Could a beach full with umbrellas and sunbathing seats have it’s place in this article, presenting the most beautiful beaches of Crete? The answer is yes, if we are referring to Pachia Ammos, and this is our suggestion for those who don’t want or cannot wander far away from where they have parked their car.
Krios – Koundoura near Paleochora (South-western Crete)
The most southwestern part of Crete. Crystal-clear, icy waters, welcome you after the walk on the E4 European mountain path. You can certainly drive all the way to Krios, but would the feeling be the same?
Lissos near Sougia (South-Western Crete)
An hour’s walk from Sougia, archaeological ruins testify to the existence of one of the largest cities of ancient Crete, destroyed on the 9th century A.C.
Sougia (South-Western Crete)
Ancient Syia was here, famous for it’s oak tree forests and its pigs.
Yaliskari (South-Western Crete)
As in nearby Paleohora, a cape delimits two distinct beaches, if one is windy we choose the other and vice-versa…
Hora Sfakion (South-Western Crete)
The sun is burning making the crystal-ice blue water and the shade of the cave welcome!
Sarakiniko (Island of Gavdos)
The most cosmopolitan beach of the island of Gavdos, meaning there are two taverns and two or three camps…
Potamos (Island of Gavdos)
An evanescent glimpse to the supernatural, a landscape charged with metaphysical vibrations