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Damnoni beach

About Damnoni beach

Damnoni beach is located 35km south of Rethymnon and 5km east of Plakias. It is a popular tourist resort, very well developed and organized. The beach that stretches in front of the resort is a long bay with beautiful turquoise waters and coarse whitish sand. Here you will find all the services of a well-organized beach such as umbrellas, snack bars, showers, changing rooms, water sports, a scuba diving centre, great hotels, restaurants, one horse riding centre etc.

The west end of the beach, the most organized part, has a small river with water almost all year round. The east end of the beach is quieter and is linked with the adjacent beaches of Ammoudakii via a short dirt road. Moreover, beyond the west end of the beach, there are several small coves with sand and rocks, where you can get isolated. These are located just next to the small harbour in the area.




What is the location of Damnoni beach?

Damnoni beach is located on the southern coast of Crete, Greece.

Is Damnoni beach suitable for swimming?

Yes, Damnoni beach is suitable for swimming as the water is clear and calm.

Are there any water sports activities available at Damnoni beach?

Yes, visitors can enjoy water sports activities such as jet skiing, parasailing, and paddleboarding at Damnoni beach.

Is there a nearby town or village to Damnoni beach?

Yes, the village of Plakias is located just a few kilometers away from Damnoni beach.

Is there a hiking trail near Damnoni beach?

Yes, visitors can hike to the nearby Preveli beach and Preveli monastery from Damnoni beach.

Is there a restaurant or cafe near Damnoni beach?

Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes located near Damnoni beach where visitors can enjoy local cuisine and drinks.

Is there a parking area near Damnoni beach?

Yes, there is a parking area available for visitors near Damnoni beach.

What is the water colour of the beach?

The water colour of the beach is blue.

What type of sand is found on the beach?

The beach has sand.

How deep is the water at the beach?

The water at the beach is shallow.

What is the surface of the sea like at the beach?

The sea surface at the beach is usually calm.

What is the crowd like at the beach?

The beach has normal crowds.

What facilities are available at the beach?

The beach has accommodation options, food/water nearby, umbrellas/beds, sports, lifeguard, and showers.

How can the beach be accessed?

The beach can be accessed via a paved road and is handicap friendly.

Is the beach nudism friendly?

Yes, the beach is nudism friendly.

Beach facilities

  • Accommodation options
  • Food / water nearby
  • Umbrellas / beds
  • Sports
  • Lifeguard
  • Showers


  • Normal

Water depths

  • Shallow

Beach sand type

  • Sand

Sea surface

  • Usually calm

Water colour

  • Blue


  • Paved road

Other information

  • Nudism friendly

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