Beaches

All over the area of Sitia, there are numerous beautiful beaches with crystal clear water. Some beaches are isolated –ideal for some relaxed solitude. Others are full of people, well- organized, and blue flag accredited.

    • Sitia

    7 kms east of Sitia in an area where the biggest cemetery of Minoan Crete was discovered

    • Itanos
    • Palekastro

    Here is to be found yet another Sitia beach sunning itself next to the crystal blue sea

    • Makrigialos

    Goudouras is a well-known fishing village on the Libyan Sea

    • Itanos

    The visitor can combine a swim in the sea with a visit to the ruins of ancient Itanos

    • Itanos
    • Palekastro

    The beach of Karoumbes is on the east coast and can be reached either by boat or by a 40 minute walk through the gorge of Hoklakion

    • Itanos
    • Kato Zakros

    The beautiful beach on the edge of the settlement is formed within a large protected bay Read more: http://www.cretanbeaches.com/Beaches/Lassithi/kato-zakros-beach/#ixzz2l1dN8ZAS

    • Itanos
    • Palekastro

    The beach is beautiful but the main feature of Kouremenos is elsewhere: the wind. Is so strong that the area is popular to windsurfers and kite surfers across Europe

    • Makrigialos

    Dark grey pebbles, turquoise waters and shady pine trees

    • Lefki

    These stunning unspoilt beaches on the east coast provide the chance to swim in incredibly clear turquoise waters

    • Makrigialos

    The long fine sandy beach of Makrigialos is ideal for children and adults alike because you can find all the facilities you need

    • Itanos
    • Palekastro

    • Sitia
    • Μochlos

    ​You can enjoy a swim in cool, clear waters on the beach in the small, picturesque fishing village of Mochlos or in any one of the small coves scattered to the east and to the west.

    • Makrigialos

    Small pebbly beach is formed with crystal blue waters

    • Sitia

    The beaches of Papadiokambos, northwest of Sitia are totally isolated

    • Sitia

    Τhe most secluded beaches of the island.

    • Sitia

    This well-organized beach consists of a long stretch of fine golden sand right next to the town

    • Itanos
    • Palekastro

    Visit the only palmforest in Europe with its clean waters and beautiful beach