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 5 km away. The sandy beach of Episkopi which is 10 km away on your way to Chania. On the same direction Georgiopoulis is 18 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 is 27 km away or Bali beach is 37 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 drive and all the above beaches are located near to Plakias village where you can find shops and many taverns.