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Filaki beach

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Filaki beach (meaning “Prison”) is located 3 km from the village of Sfakion on the south coast of Crete. It is a pebble beach with rock formations. It is the only official nudist beach on the island. Thanks to the only nudist hotel in Crete in the immediate vicinity, you will meet many like-minded people. The beach is not wild– Filaki has a well-developed infrastructure: it has a parking lot, water closets, bars, sling chairs, and umbrellas. A more friendly nudist beach cannot be found in Crete.



What is the location of Filaki beach?

Filaki beach is located on the southern coast of Crete, near the village of Loutro.

Is Filaki beach suitable for swimming?

Yes, Filaki beach is suitable for swimming. However, visitors should be aware of the strong currents and waves that can occur in the area.

Is there a lifeguard on duty at Filaki beach?

No, there is no lifeguard on duty at Filaki beach. Visitors should exercise caution when swimming and be aware of the potential dangers.

Are there any restaurants or cafes near Filaki beach?

There are no restaurants or cafes near Filaki beach. Visitors should bring their own food and drinks or plan to eat in the nearby village of Loutro.

Is Filaki beach accessible by car?

No, Filaki beach is not accessible by car. Visitors must either hike or take a boat to reach the beach.

What is the best time of year to visit Filaki beach?

The best time of year to visit Filaki beach is during the summer months when the weather is warm and the water is calm. However, visitors should be prepared for crowds during this time.

What is the water colour of the beach?

The water colour of the beach is deep blue.

What type of sand is found on the beach?

The beach has pebbles as its sand type.

How deep is the water at the beach?

The water at the beach is deep.

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

The surface of the sea at the beach is usually calm.

What is the crowd like at the beach?

The beach crowds are quiet.

What facilities are available at the beach?

The beach offers accommodation options, food/water nearby, and umbrellas/beds.

What is the access to the beach like?

The beach access is through a dirt track.

Is the beach ideal for snorkeling/spearfishing?

Yes, the beach is ideal for snorkeling/spearfishing.

Is there any other information about the beach?

No, there is no other information available about the beach.

Beach facilities

  • Accommodation options
  • Food / water nearby
  • Umbrellas / beds


  • Quiet

Water depths

  • Deep

Beach sand type

  • Pebbles

Sea surface

  • Usually calm

Water colour

  • Deep blue


  • Dirt track

Other information

  • Ideal for snorkeling / spearfishing

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