Explore the best beaches in Crete!

Rent a car in Crete and explore the island !!!

Rent a car in Crete and explore the island !!!

It's not possible to see everything that Crete has to offer in one trip.But we will give you a selective and subjective taste of the island's highlights: from world-famous archeological sites to stunning mountains and gorges,lively resorts and great beaches.Hire a car in Crete from Venus rent a car and start your journey.

Elafonissi Beach

   Elafonissi it's like a tropical lagoon, with white sand tinged pink by shells, aquamarine waters, salt-encrusted rock pools and bright red starfish is still despite increasing exploitation, as idyllic a spot as any in Crete.The water incredible warm, calm and swallow and Elafonissi is a short wade across the sandbar.

  Go to Elafonissi by car.You don't have to worry where to park as the beach has a very big car park so you need to walk a very short distance to reach the beach.

Falassarna beach

Falassarna beach is also on of the best beaches on the island located on the West cost of Crete.

The sand in Falassarna is whitish, making the water color tropical.It consists of several sandy beaches of various length, all facing the West (which makes it a great place to watch the sunset from).

Rent a car in Crete and enjoy your route to this great beach.

Klisidi Beach

Klisidi Beach

Chrissi island -beach

Rent a car in Crete and drive until Ierapetra and from there take a boat trip to Chrissi or Gaidouronisi island. A real desert island a little over 4km in length, with a fine cedar forest and excellent sandy beaches with thousands of broken shells that make the sand pinkish.

The tropical beaches of Chrissi island are crowded by many visitors and has been declared as an area of natural beauty where it's strictly prohibited to camp and spend the night there.


Matala beach

Matala beach.Explore ancient burial caves into the cliffs overlooking Matala's fabulous beach,also famed for its spectacular crimson sunsets.

Seitan Limania

Seitan Limania beach.An amazing well hidden beach located at the east side of Akrotiri in Chania, known as Stefanou beach.

Preveli beach

Preveii palm beach 

Balos beach

Gramvoussa -Balos.One of the most beautiful spots in Crete.Lagoon of Balos with the fabulous clear water and the coral sand.

The easy way to go to Gramvoussa by car is to drive until Kasteli and from there to take the ferry which will take you to Balos bay via the island of Gramvoussa, on which the Venetians built an important castle.



Kalypso Plakias

Kalypso- Plakias 

Vai Beach

Vai Beach. This shimmering white-sand beach is fringed with exotic palm trees,claimed to be Europes's only wild date-palm grove.

Rethymno beach

Rethymno beach. 

Schinaria beach

Schinaria beach


Triopetra beach 

Agios Pavlos -Ammolofoi

Agios Pavlos -Ammolofoi

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