Beaches in Rethymnon
The sandy beach of Platanias welcomes you with views of the town of Rethymnon and the deep blue of the Sea of Crete. It follows the coast of the town stretching along the east 13 km to Scaletta. It is organized with lifeguards, water sports, sunbeds/umbrellas, changing rooms / showers, café, snack-bar/restaurant etc. It is 150 meters away from the hotel, just a 2 minute walk on a pedestrian walkway under beautiful palm trees to the beach.
The popular, sandy beach of Rethymno extends 13 km east to Scaletta. It is well organized with lifeguards, water sports (water skiing, jet skiing), sports (beach volley), sunbeds/umbrellas, changing rooms / showers, café, snack-bar/restaurant, etc.
Episkopi beach is located west of the town of Rethymno and extends 10 km in length from Petres to Georgioupolis. It is also very close to Lake Kournas.
Preveli beach, which is near the famous Monastery of Preveli, is located 40 km south of the town of Rethymnon. It is the most idyllic beach of Rethymnon prefecture and you will certainly be enchanted by its exotic beauty! Crystal clear waters, the outfall of River Kourtaliotis, wild vegetation and palm trees, are some of the elements that create a dreamy landscape.
Triopetra beach is located 50 km south of the town of Rethymnon, near the village of Agios Pavlos. It took its name from the three imposing rocks found on the coast. It is worth visiting to admire the sunset.
Schinaria beach is located 33 km south of the town of Rethymno and 3 km south of Lefkogia village and belongs to the area of Plakias. The beach is relatively unknown to most people, but for many it is an earthly paradise and do not hesitate to rank it as the best beach of Crete.
The beach of Plakias is 35 kms far from the town of Rethymno, in Southern Crete. It’s sandy and well organized . In the village you can find a lot of tavernas and shops.
Another one great beach in the South Creta. It is 34 kms far away from the town of Rethymnon. It iw well organized, and has also sea sports.
The fishing village of Bali ιs 31 kms far away from the town of Rethymnon, in the north side of the island. It has a lot of small sandy beaches and is ideal for excursions and swimming.