Crete has numerous beaches for all tastes. The total length of its coastline is more than 1000 km. Many of them are well-organized with tourist and water sport facilities, many restaurants, bars, sunbeds and umbrellas. There are also secluded bays for calm and relaxing moments.
In the Chania Prefecture the most popular beaches are: Platanias, Agia Marina, Elafonissi, Falasarna, Georgioupoli, Kolympari, Stalos. In Rethymno: the beach of the town that is 12 km long, Bali, Preveli, Triopetra, Agia Galini, Ammoudaki. In Heraklion: Matala, Agia Pelagia, Kalamaki, Akti, Ammoudara, Koudoumas. In Lassithi: Agia Fotia, Elouda, Myrtos, Vai, Zakros, Ierapetra, Makrygialos, Mohlos, Sitia.