20 beach photos of Crete, possibly with lagoons
Balos - on the heights of balos (mountainous), one sees the beach of balos gramvousa and the beach of balos the gramvousa peninsula, north-west of crete, full of mirettes, one of the three lagoons of crete, easy to descend on the beach, courage to climb up the 800-yards elevation.
Balos - how to get to balos in crete? the easiest way is to take the morning ferry from the port of kissamos (up to 30 euros) . you can watch the wild shores of gramvousa and scars their uprising nine yards after a strong earthquake in antiquity. with luck, dolphins accompanying you.
Balos Beach - balos lagoon with white sand, bright blue and turquoise waters, gives a taste of exoticism the sea is warm in summer and shallow e, ideal for young children. in many places, the sand makes a beautiful pink color thanks to crushed shells. beyond the rocks at the edge of the lagoon, the water is deeper and colder, ideal for snorkeling.
Balos Gramvousa Lagoon - lagoon of balos gramvousa, in the extreme northwest of the crete, very beautiful nature which really deserves the detour by the road of gramvousa
Beach Chrissi - for a whole day, visit the beaches of chrissi island in crete and swim in the clear blue-green waters of the mediterranean sea.
Chrissi - chrissi island or gaidouronisi (donkey island) is located 13 kiloyards south of ierapetra. there are magnificent sandy beaches with a beautiful color of water. summer is good for swimming!
Chrissi Island - for six months, from april to october, cruises by boat are daily to chrissi, the port of departure is ierapetra.
Elafonissi beach - the beach of elafonissi is located about five kiloyards from the village of chrisoskalitissa in crete, to the south.
Elafonissi Beaches - pretty color of pink sand everywhere.it must also be said that it attracts people so avoid the rush hour.
Heraklion Amoudara - the beach of amoudara is located west of heraklion on the northern coast of crete. (a few miles away from the sea), the wind is very windy and the sea urchins 20 yards from the shore, there are rocks and underwater life.
Lagos de Balos - balos is famous for its unique lagoon in the mediterranean and its turquoise water, the site is naturally wild, almost exotic.this summer, balos is visited by thousands of people, mainly arriving by the shuttle boats from the port of kissamos. do not like the crowd, you'd better avoid visiting the balos beach in summer, or come with the shuttles.
Lake of Kournas - the most beautiful lake of crete, the lake of kournas, 81°f in the summer, watch out for the fishing hooks and swim dive boots, pedal boats worth 12 euros per hour for big turtles in front of in the vegetation.
Matala - matala is located on the southern coast of crete, 40 miles from heraklion. city of the 70's hippies. cave caves in the cliffs around the bay. sandy beach but which quickly dips into the sea. in addition, slippers to enter the obligatory water (sea urchins)!
North of Crete - you will find a few bathing creeks along the northern coast of crete on the e90 road. prepare your masks, snorkels and fins to savor the diversity of flora and fauna aquatic.
Port of Plaka - view a pontoon of the port of plaka, from where the shuttles to spinalo nga the water is so transparent and beautiful that it makes you want to bathe, yes 100°f in summer it deserves a bath, right?
Shinaria - beach shinaria has a cafeteria on the beach for refreshments. parasols, sun beds and parking are available for your comfort. this beach is rarely crowded and is essential in this region!
Shinaria Beach - the shinaria beach is relatively unknown but fortunately ranked as one of the most beautiful beaches of crete. southern part of crete, 33 km south of the city of rethymno in the region of plakias.the beach is close to the village of lefkogia which is three kiloyards away.
Shinaria beach - you will not find fine sand on shinaria beach but rather small pebbles and shells.the overall look of the beach is very nice!
Spinalonga Beach - the small beach of spinalonga, accessible by passing the wall under a vault. , you can swim before returning to the boat of return.
Spinalonga Island - magnificent spinalonga island, in front of the village of plaka, to climb to the top to appreciate the color of the sea from different angles.