Crete is a magnificent island all year round, but when it comes to summer, you can be certain that you won’t be short of beaches to choose for your itinerary.
The island of Crete is home to over a thousand stunning shores, some of them famous, some of them very well hidden, beaches that only an insider will really know about. If you want to know all about them, when to visit, how to get there, roads to access and driving there but also how to visit using public transport, you’re in the right place.
And if you want to discover all the things to do on the beach and the nearby places of interest… plus what you should and should not take with you… then this is your place to be!
Check down below all the beaches that you must see this summer!
In this section, you will find all the beaches of Crete that you should make time to visit on your next trip to the island!
They have been divided by:
Region and areas
Things to do nearby
You will also find detailed guides to the 3 most visited shores on the island:
Located between the most important cities, Heraklio and Chania, Rethymno has one of the best preserved old districts on the island. Buildings dating back to the 16th century give an aristocratic atmosphere to the area.