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Dermatos beach

  • Dermatos beach


Dermatos is located 64km southeast of Heraklion and 4km east of Tsoutsouras. It stretches in a valley formed on the western banks of the river Anapodaris, the longest river in Crete. Traces of a Minoan settlement have been found in the area.

Dermatos is a peaceful beach with pebbles and sand, perfect for relaxation and staying remote. All around there is nothing except for some olive groves and tamarisk trees on the beach. The sea water is relatively shallow and has a wonderful blue colour. To access the beach, follow the paved road that starts from Tsoutsouras and heads westwards to Keratokambos. The road runs aside the beach.



What is the location of Dermatos beach?

Dermatos beach is located in the region of Chania, on the northwest coast of the island of Crete, Greece.

Is Dermatos beach suitable for families with children?

Yes, Dermatos beach is suitable for families with children as the water is shallow and calm, and there are no strong currents or waves.

Are there any water sports activities available at Dermatos beach?

No, there are no water sports activities available at Dermatos beach.

Is there any shade available at Dermatos beach?

Yes, there are some trees and umbrellas available at Dermatos beach, providing shade for visitors.

Is there a restaurant or cafe near Dermatos beach?

No, there are no restaurants or cafes near Dermatos beach. Visitors are advised to bring their own food and drinks.

Is there a parking area near Dermatos beach?

Yes, there is a small parking area near Dermatos beach, but it can get crowded during peak season.

Is there a fee to enter Dermatos beach?

No, there is no fee to enter Dermatos beach. It is a public 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 pebbles as its sand type.

What is the water depth of the beach?

The beach has a normal water depth.

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 is usually quiet with fewer crowds.

What facilities are available at the beach?

There are no facilities available at the beach.

What is the access to the beach like?

The beach can be accessed through a paved road.

Is there any tree shade available at the beach?

Yes, there is tree shade available at the beach.

Beach facilities


  • Quiet

Water depths

  • Normal

Beach sand type

  • Pebbles

Sea surface

  • Usually calm

Water colour

  • Blue


  • Paved road

Other information

  • Tree Shade

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