Adelianos Kambos (or Adele beach) is located 6km east of Rethymnon, on a flat plain used in the past for growing vegetables by the residents of the nearby village Adele. It is actually a seaside suburb of Rethymnon, as the small village has developed so much in the last century, that it is now a part of the city. Adelianos Kambos can be accessed very easily by local buses running from the city centre.
In front of Adelianos Kambos stretches the long sandy beach of Rethymno Gulf, extending to Skaleta. In Adelianos Kambos you will find large and small hotels and many options for eating, shopping and entertainment. The beach is very well organized with umbrellas, lifeguards, changing rooms, showers, bars, etc. It is very popular for water- and beach- sports. The sea here is shallow but often wavy, like all open beaches of north Crete. Sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach, thus you might see some marked nests protected by ropes and signs.
There are plenty of activities to do at Adelianos Kambos beach, such as swimming, sunbathing, beach volleyball, and water sports like jet skiing and parasailing.
Yes, Adelianos Kambos beach is suitable for families with children. The shallow waters and soft sand make it a safe and comfortable place for kids to play.
Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes near Adelianos Kambos beach where you can enjoy a meal or a drink while enjoying the beautiful view.
Yes, you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas at Adelianos Kambos beach. There are several rental shops along the beach where you can get them.
Yes, there is a parking area near Adelianos Kambos beach where you can park your car for a fee. However, it can get crowded during peak season, so it’s best to arrive early.
Yes, there are several nearby attractions to visit while at Adelianos Kambos beach, such as the Arkadi Monastery, the Rethymno Old Town, and the Melidoni Cave.
The water colour of the beach is blue.
The beach has sand.
The water at the beach is shallow.
The sea surface at the beach is usually wavy.
The beach has normal crowds.
The beach has accommodation options, food/water nearby, umbrellas/beds, sports, lifeguard, showers, and a Blue Flag.
The beach can be accessed by bus services and a paved road.
Yes, the beach is a seaturtle nesting point.
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