beaches

  • Famous Family-friendly Beaches in Rethymno
    As the seat of the University of Crete, Rethymno has a young, vibrant feel and entertainment opportunities galore for students and their peers. This is not to say that the city doesn’t offer romantic venues and opportunities for families to spend quality time while they vacation on the island. Rethymno
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  • The Best Hidden Villages of Crete
    The people of Crete have a word for village, “xorio,” to identify the places closest to their hearts. While most of the island’s residents live and work in larger cities like Heraklion, Chania, or Rethymno, every Crete islander has roots in a specific village and the unique traditions that go with that
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  • Go South: explore the area of Plakias
    Once a small fishing village, Plakias has developed to a popular holiday destination for those who seek modern commodities and a relaxed vibe, away from the hustle of touristy areas. Situated at the southern coast of the island, just 36km from the city of Rethymno, Plakias is a must-see, and easily
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  • The exotic beaches of Crete
    Swim in turquoise waters, dig your feet in velvety white sand, take a nap under the shade of palm trees, and all this while you are still in the Mediterranean! Crete has countless amazing beaches, but there are just a few that contest the beaches of the Caribbean. Pack your beach bag, take your camera
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  • 5 family friendly beaches in Crete
    Crete boasts a large number of lovely beaches for every taste, but when you are traveling with young kids, you need to make sure you will find the best family-friendly amenities and a safe place for your family to enjoy a carefree day at the beach. The following 5 beaches are ideal for families and meet
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  • 5 beaches in Crete you must visit
    The beach of Fodele Beach will offer you all that you’d expect during your vacations: relaxation and suntanning on the beach beds, swimming, beach sports. But if you want to explore more, the island of Crete is big enough to offer a variety of beaches for every taste: from exotic sandy beaches with palm
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