Beaches of Crete

On Balos beach


The coastline of Crete is a little over 1000 km in length and a good proportion of it consists of beaches.

With several hundreds kilometers of beaches to choose from you will find almost everything to suit your particular taste somewhere on the island: long sandy beaches with all tourist amenities, secluded coves, coarse pebble beaches, fine pebble beaches, dark sand, red sand, light sand and more.



The following pages will take you to the beaches of West Crete.





Crete photo of the day
Crete Photo of the Day