Beaches Rethymnon area
See the beaches east of Rethymnon
The sandy beaches of Rethymnon stretch from far west of Rethymno city and more than 30 kms to the east.
Getting to a beach in this area is easy and rewarding, please enjoy some pictures from some of the best beaches here.
The beaches in these areas are sandy and some places mixed with pebbles and stones, there are large stretches where you can be on your own and a couple of places with beach bars, sun loungers and parasols.
The endangered turtles “careta careta” use parts of the beaches for their nests. Therefore you are kindly asked not to go to the beach during night time from mid May to mid September, in order not to disturb the animals while laying eggs and hatching.