Fotinari (or Foteinari) is located 37km south of Rethymno, between Plakias and the beach of Souda. There are two beautiful quiet beaches in a small bay with dense vegetation. The rocky seabed is ideal for fishing and snorkelling. The two adjacent pebbly beaches are not organized, although you can find rooms and restaurants in close proximity.
The first beach that you see coming from Plakias (direction to Souda beach) is called Small Fotinari or Fotinaraki since it’s a bit smaller than the next beach, which is the Big Fotinari. Both beaches are near the main road, which runs directly above the beaches. There are two short stone paths, crossing two small kinds of wood, and heading to the beach. Lastly, in Big Fotinari you can find shade under the surrounding tall rocks.
Fotinari beach is located in the southern part of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece.
Yes, Fotinari beach is suitable for swimming. However, it is recommended to check the water conditions before entering the sea.
The best time to visit Fotinari beach is during the summer months, from June to September, when the weather is warm and sunny.
Yes, there are several accommodation options available near Fotinari beach, including hotels, apartments, and villas.
Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes near Fotinari beach where visitors can enjoy local cuisine and drinks.
Yes, Fotinari beach is suitable for families with children. However, parents should keep an eye on their children while they are swimming in the sea.
Yes, there is parking available near Fotinari beach for visitors who come by car.
The water colour of the beach is blue and green.
The beach has pebbles, fine pebbles, and rocks in some places.
The water depth of the beach is normal.
The surface of the sea at the beach is usually calm.
The beach usually has a normal crowd level.
The beach has accommodation options and food/water nearby.
The beach can be accessed via a paved road.
Yes, there is tree shade available at the beach.
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