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Lassithi Beaches

Beaches located at the North West of Lassithi Prefecture
(Following the root from Agios Nikolaos Town to West)
Agios Nikolaos Municipal Beach
Situated very close to the center of Aghios Nicolaos, the Municipal beach is fully organised and well protected from the winds. As it shares the space with the Mini Golf, there is an admission fee. more about Municipal Beach...

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Ammos Beach
Well organised, the sandy beach of Ammos is found very close to the center of Aghios Nicolaos. The beach is protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Ammos Beach...

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Kitroplatia Beach
Well organised and protected from the winds, the sandy beach of Kitroplatia is found very close to the center of Aghios Nicolaos. more about Kitroplatia Beach...

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Amoudi Beach
The well-organised sandy beach of Ammoudi is situated close to the center of Aghios Nicolaos. Well protected from the winds, it is one of the most popular beaches of the town and attracts a lot of swimmers . more about Amoudi Beach...

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Havania Beach
The well-organised sandy beach of Havania is situated close to the center of Aghios Nicolaos. It is well protected from the winds. more about Havania Beach...

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Elounda Beach
The nice sandy beach northern to the small port of Elounda is situated at a distance of 11 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the North, and 70 -77 kilometers eastern to the International Airport of Heraklion, via the New or the Old National road respectively. more about Elounda Beach...

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Dreros Beach
The beach of Dreros is found at a distance of 13 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the North and 2-3 kilometers northern to the famous tourist resort of Elounda. The beach is sandy, with pebbles in some parts, it is not affected by the winds and the tamarisk trees on the beach offer a good shade. more about Dreros Beach...

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Plaka Beach
The beach southern to the settlement of Plaka is situated at a distance of approximately 16 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the South and 5 kilometers northern to the tourist resort of Elounda. It is a pebbly beach, protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Plaka Beach...

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Vlichadia Beach
The pebbly beach of Vlychadia is situated at a distance of some 31 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the North, 20 kilometers northern to Elounda and 2-3 kilometers northern to the small village of Skinias, from where starts the dirt track leading to the beach. more about Vlichadia Beach...

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Milatos Beach
At a distance of some 34 kilometers northwestern to Aghios Nicolaos, 70 kilometers eastern to Heraklion and 2 kilometers northern to the homonymous village, Milatos is a small beach in front of a fishermen settlement. It is a sandy beach, well protected from the winds blowing in the area, with a small port suitable for small fishing and tourist boats and for small yachts.
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Sissi Beach
Situated at a distance of 26 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northwest and 41 kilometers eastern to Heraklion, the small beach of Sissi is a sandy beach affected by the winds. more about Sissi Beach...

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Boufos Beach
At a distance of 26 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northwest, past to the beach of Sissi, but close enough to it, it is found the small sandy beach of Boufos. The beach is very much affected by the winds, which, when blowing, create characteristic huge waves. Swimmers should be cautious in such cases. more about Boufos Beach...

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Avlaki Beach
The beach of Avlaki is situated at a distance of 27 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northwest and one kilometer past the port of Sissi. It is a pebbly beach with big pebbles, not very nice, but well protected from the winds, which is its main advantage. more about Avlaki Beach...

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Kalimera Kriti Beach
Situated at a distance of 27 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northwest, very close to the homonymous hotel, it is a sandy beach, protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Kalimera Kriti Beach...

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Beaches located at the North East of Lassithi Prefecture
(Following the root from Agios Nikolaos Town to East)
Almiros Beach
The long sandy beach of Almyros is the best beach of Aghios Nicolaos; it is situated at a distance of some 1 kilometer far from the center of the town, at the South, within a cove, well protected from the winds. more about Almiros Beach...

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Amoudara Beach
The beautiful sandy beach of Ammoudara (the name means in Greek “large sandy beach”) is situated at a distance of 5 kilometers Southern to Aghios Nicolaos, on the main road leading to Sitia and Ierapetra. The beach is protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Amoudara...

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Karavostasi Beach - Kalo Horio
Situated at a distance of 12 kilometers Southern to Aghios Nicolaos, western to the tourist resort of Istros, on the main road leading from Aghios Nicolaos to Sitia and Ierapetra, Karavostasi is a peaceful pebbly beach protected from the winds. more about Karavostasi Beach...

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Agios Panteleimonas Beach
Situated at a distance of 12 kilometers Southern to Aghios Nicolaos, in front of the tourist resort of Istros, on the main road leading from Aghios Nicolaos to Sitia and Ierapetra, Aghios Panteleimonas is a quiet enough, pebbly beach protected from the winds. more about Agios Panteleimonas Beach...

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Chrissi Akti Beach
The beach of Cryssi Akti is found 13 kilometers southern to Aghios Nicolaos at the coastal tourist resort of Istro. It is a beautiful sandy beach with blue-green crystal clear sea, affected by the winds. more about Chrissi Akti Beach...

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Gournia Beach
The small pebbly beach in front of the camping “Gournia” is situated 19 kilometers southeastern to Aghios Nicolaos, on the main road leading from Aghios Nicolaos to Sitia and Ierapetra. The beach is found within a small cove and is well protected from the winds. more about Gournia Beach...

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Pachia Ammos Beach
Situated at a distance of 20 kilometers southeastern to Aghios Nicolaos, on the main road leading to Sitia and Ierapetra, Pachia Ammos is a sandy beach (the name in Greek means “thick sand”) in front of the homonymous scenic village. more about Pachia Ammos Beach...

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Tholos or Kavousi Beach
The pebbly beach of Tholos (or Kavoussi) is situated at a distance of 26 kilometers eastern to Aghios Nicolaos and 3,5 kilometers northern to the village of Kavoussi, which is found on the main road leading connecting Aghios Nicolaos with Sitia and Ierapetra. The beach is open to the North and not protected from the winds; a series of tamarisk trees on the beach offer their shade to the swimmers. more about Tholos Beach...

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Mochlos Beach
Situated at a distance of 48 kilometers eastern to Aghios Nicolaos and 34 kilometers western to Sitia, Mochlos is a beach with fine pebbles, western to the homonymous small scenic fishermen settlement. It is affected by the winds blowing in the area. more about Mochlos Beach...

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Sitia Beach
The long sandy beach of Sitia is found 65 kilometers eastern to Aghios Nicolaos, just at the eastern exit of the town, on the way to Vai. The beach is open to the North and affected by the winds blowing in the area. more about Sitia Beach...

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Erimoupolis Beach
The long sandy beach of Erimoupoli northern to Ancient Itanos (at a distance of five minutes walk from it) is situated at a distance of 96 kilometers eastern to Aghios Nicolaos and 26 kilometers eastern to Sitia, 10 kilometers far from Palaekastro at the North, behind the low hill found at the end of the road, in front of the archaeological site of Itanos. It is open to the East and affected by the strong winds blowing in the area. more about Erimoupolis Beach...

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Vai Beach
The exotic sandy beach of Vai with the unique palm trees wood in Europe is situated at a distance of 94 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northeast and 24 kilometers eastern to Sitia. It has been named after the word “vagia”, meaning “palm tree” or “rims of palm tree” in Greek. more about Vai Beach...

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Psili Ammos Beach
The quite exotic and remote sandy beach of Psili Ammos is situated at a distance of 95 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northeast, 25 kilometers eastern to Sitia and 10 minutes (on foot) far from Vai at the South. The beach is affected by the strong winds blowing in the area. more about Psili Ammos Beach...

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Maridati Beach
The 200-meters long beach of Maridati, partly sandy and partly pebbly is situated at a distance of 93 kilometers eastern to Aghios Nicolaos, 23 kilometers far from Sitia at the East and 4 kilometers northeastern to Palaekastro, within a small cove. The beach, not very known, is affected by the winds blowing in the area. more about Maridati Beach...

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Kouremenos Beach
The long (some 1,5 kilometer) sandy beach of Kouremenos is situated at a distance of 91 kilometers eastern to Aghios Nicolaos, 21 kilometers far from Sitia at the East and 2 kilometers northeastern to Palaekastro, within the cove Grantes. The beach is affected by the winds blowing in the area. more about Kouremenos Beach...

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Hiona Beach
The sandy beach of Hiona, small (300 meters long) but very nice, is situated at a distance of 92 kilometers eastern to Aghios Nicolaos, 22 kilometers far from Sitia at the East and 3 kilometers northeastern to Palaekastro, within the cove Grantes. The beach is affected by the winds blowing in the area. more about Hiona Beach...

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Skinias Beach
Skinias is a beach of extreme wild beauty, offering everything a swimmer might desire; everything, apart from crowds and noise. 93 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the East, 19 kilometers eastern to Sitia and 4 kilometers southeastern to Palaekastro, it is situated within the cove of Karoumes and affected by the winds blowing in the area. It is a remote beach, accessible only on foot. more about Skinias Beach...

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Beaches located at the South East of Lassithi Prefecture
(Following the root from East to West)
Kato Zakros Beach
Situated at a distance of 107 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the East and 47 kilometers southeastern to Sitia, the beach of Kato Zakros is a very nice beach with fine pebbles and crystal clear sea, at the scenic port of the homonymous village; although in a cove, the beach is affected by the winds blowing in the area. more about Kato Zakros Beach...

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Krinaki Beach
Situated at a distance of 103 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 3-4 kilometers northern to Xerokambos, Krinaki is connected with the latter via a dirt track; the beach is found at the mouth of a torrent, usually dry. more about Krinaki Beach...

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Xerokambos Beach
The beach of Xerokambos is situated in front of the homonymous coastal settlement, at a distance of 103 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 20 kilometers eastern to the village of Ziro, of some 600 permanent residents. The beach is not protected from the winds blowing in the area, but when there is no wind, it is unique. more about Xerokambos Beach...

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Lefki (or Koufonissi) Island
At a distance of 3,5 nautical miles South-Southeastern to the Cape of Goudouras and 10 nautical miles Southeastern to Makrygialos it is found the islet of Lefki, called also Koufonissi by the locals, a small island without permanent residents, the bigger of a complex of islets in the area. more about Lefki Island...

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Goudouras Beach
The pebbly beach of Goudouras is situated in front of the homonymous settlement of 300 permanent residents, at a distance of 73 kilometers Southeastern to Aghios Nicolaos and 37 kilometers eastern to Ierapetra. It is the last village of the eastern part of southern Crete.
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Beach at the Monastery of Kapsa
The isolated and peaceful beach close to the Monastery of Kapsa is situated at a distance of 68 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northeast, 33 kilometers eastern to Ierapetra and 10 kilometers eastern to the tourist resort of Makrygialos. more about Monastery of Kapsa Beach...

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Lagada Beach
The remote and very peaceful beach of Langada is situated at a distance of 64 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northeast, 29 kilometers eastern to Ierapetra and 6 kilometers eastern to the tourist resort of Makrygialos. The beach is not protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Lagada Beach...

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Diaskari Beach
The isolated and peaceful beach of Diaskari is situated at a distance of 62 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northeast, 27 kilometers eastern to Ierapetra and 4 kilometers eastern to the tourist resort of Makrygialos. The beach is not protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Diaskari Beach...

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Makrigialos Beach
The sandy beach of Makrygialos is found at a distance of 58 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast, 23 kilometers eastern to Ierapetra, in front of the homonymous tourist resort of 600 permanent residents; it is well protected from the winds and, as the sea is shallow enough, it is ideal for families with small children. more about Makrigialos Beach...

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Koutsouras Beach
The beach of Koutsouras is situated at a distance of 55 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 20 kilometers eastern to Ierapetra, in front of the homonymous village, with some 800 permanent residents. The beach is pebbly and well protected from the winds. more about Koutsouras Beach...

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Mavros Kolymbos Beach
The beach of Mavros Kolymbos is situated 51 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 16 kilometers far from Ierapetra at the East. It is a pebbly beach, with smaller and bigger pebbles, well protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Mavros Kolymbos Beach...

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Achlia Beach
The sandy beach of Achlia is found 50 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 15 kilometers far from Ierapetra at the East, in front of the homonymous small settlement. The beach is well protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Achlia Beach...

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Agia Fotia Beach
The sandy beach of Aghia Fotia (meaning “St. Fire”! in Greek) is found 45 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 12 kilometers eastern to Ierapetra, in front of the homonymous settlement at the exit of a valley, well protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Agia Fotia Beach...

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Ferma Beach
The beach of Ferma is situated at a distance of 45 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 10 kilometers eastern to Ierapetra, just off the homonymous village. It is a sandy beach, within a small cove, well protected from the winds. more about Ferma Beach...

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The beach past the Kakkos Bay Hotel
Situated at a distance of 44 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 9 kilometers Eastern to Ierapetra, just after the Kakkos Bay Hotel, it is a sandy beach with tamarisk trees offering their shade to the swimmers. The beach is well protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Kakkos Bay Hotel Beach...

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Koutsounari Beach (Makris Gialos)
The long sandy beach of Koutsounari is situated at a distance of 42 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Southeast and 7 kilometers Eastern to Ierapetra. The beach, which is really very long, starts from the camping of Koutsounari, eastern to the homonymous tourist resort and continues for several kilometers eastwards, almost up to Aghia Fotia. The beach is open to the South and affected by the winds blowing in the area. more about Koutsounari Beach...

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Beaches located at the South West of Lassithi Prefecture
(Following the root from East to West)
Ierapetra Beach
The sandy beach in front of the center of the town is found at a distance of 35 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the South; it is well protected from the winds blowing in the area. more about Ierapetra Beach...

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Chrissi (or Gaidouronisi) Island
The islet of Chryssi (“the golden island” in greek), as its official name is or Gaidouronissi (“the island of the donkeys”) as it is most commonly called, is found at a distance of 8 nautical miles southern to Ierapetra, within the Libyan Sea. The island is not inhabited, but it has magnificent beaches and a long history. The island is almost flat; the highest point is some 31 meters (the site of “Kefala”). It is 5 kilometers long and 1 kilometer wide. more about Chrissi island...

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Mirtos Beach
At a distance of 2 kilometers western to the village of Myrtos, there is an oblong and very quiet beach, pebbly in its major part, with rocky parts here and there. The beach is situated close to the borders of Heraklion prefecture, at a distance of 88 kilometers far from Heraklion at the Southeast, 49 kilometers southern to Aghios Nicolaos and 16 kilometers western to Ierapetra. more about Mirtos Beach...

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