The closest beaches to the villa that we suggest you visit are:
The long sandy organised beach of Rethymno with its numerous water sports only 1.5 km away The sandy beach of Episkopi which is 26 km away on your way to Chania. In the same direction Georgiopoulis is 34 km away with its shallow waters which are ideal for families with small children and the sandy beach of Panormo village on your way to Heraklion which is 15 km away.
On the South coast of the island you can also discover some of Crete’s most amazing natural beaches such as “Schinaria”, “Damnoni”, “Triopetra”, “Agios Pavlos” and "Preveli". The distance to the South coast from the villa is about 45 minutes by car and all the above beaches are located near to Plakias village where you can find shops and many taverns. Crete is a magical island filled with myth and legend, a place to relax the ideal choice for all the family.