Beaches and crystal clear waters in Ierapetra
Ierapetra is built on the longest beach in Crete offering an endless choice of golden beaches with deep crystal blue waters far away from industrial areas and ships passing by. All major beaches of Ierapetra from east to west are awarded with the European Committee's BLUE FLAGS each single year. The Blue Flag is an eco-label awarded to beaches and marinas with good standards for water quality, safety, environmental education and information.
West Beach of Ierapetra
A beautiful beach with thin sand and sparkling waters which attracts many tourist in the summer. (Water sports are available).
East Beach of Ierapetra (Agios Andreas)
Beautiful rocky coastlines with deep blue waters. (Scuba diving is available).
Beach of Chrissi Island
One of the loveliest of Crete, with beautiful white sandy beach and crystal clear green-blue waters. 8 miles south of Ierapetra. (Frequent daily boat services).
Beach of Koutsounari (Long Beach)
A picturesque long gray sand beach at the village of Koutsounari, located 5 km. east of Ierapetra. (Water sports are available).
Beach of Ferma
A small sandy beach with crystal-clear waters located 8 km east of Ierapetra.
Beach of Agia Fotia
A beautiful sandy bay, situated before the village of Agia Fotia , 10 km.east of Ierapetra.
Beach of Kalamaki
It is a peaceful beach with thin sand and pebbles near the village of Nea Anatoli, 6 km.west of Ierapetra.
Beach of Myrtos
A small sandy beach, located 10 km.west of Ierapetra.