About Georgioupolis beaches
Georgioupolis is a seaside resort located 38km east of Chania and 21km west of Rethymnon. It is a small coastal town, situated in a lush valley filled with rivers and springs. The town lies on the western edge of a vast long beach of 10km length. Georgioupolis beach stretches 2km to the east, starting from the river Almiros and ending in Kavros beach, which is a natural extension of the first beach. Georgioupolis beach is sandy with dunes in places and shallow waters.
It is very well organized with lifeguards and is ideal for children. However, if it is windy, high attention is required because of the sea currents. Umbrellas, showers, food and drinks are available on the beach. 700m east of the port, the beach “breaks” into two parts, because of the river Perastikos. From there, the beach continues to the east with greater width. On the other end, west of the port of Georgioupolis, near the exit of Almyros river. lies the nice beach of Kalivaki.
There are three main beaches in Georgioupolis: the main beach, the western beach, and the eastern beach.
Yes, the beaches in Georgioupolis are suitable for swimming. However, it is important to check the water conditions before entering the water.
Yes, there are several water sports activities available at the beaches in Georgioupolis, including jet skiing, parasailing, and banana boat rides.
Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes near the beaches in Georgioupolis, offering a variety of local and international cuisine.
Yes, it is possible to rent beach chairs and umbrellas at the beaches in Georgioupolis.
Yes, the beaches in Georgioupolis are suitable for families with children, as they offer shallow waters and a variety of activities for kids.
Yes, there are several hiking trails near the beaches in Georgioupolis, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Yes, it is possible to go fishing at the beaches in Georgioupolis, but a fishing license is required.
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 usually 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, paved road, and is handicap friendly.
Yes, the beach is a seaturtle nesting point.
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