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Kamini beach

Beach description

Kamini, situated near the renowned Minoan settlement of Gournia by Pahia Ammos, is an enchanting location composed of five sequential pebble beaches. Positioned north of the archaeological site, Kamini was most likely Gournia’s access point to the sea, explaining the presence of Minoan structures in the area, such as remnants of rooms, walls, and ship sheds or boathouses. The Gournia necropolis is also found in this area.

Kamini’s natural allure is as significant as its archaeological value. The coastline, adorned with limestone conglomerates and strikingly red soil, presents a stunning display of colors. The area boasts intriguing geological formations, sea caves, rock bridges, and five beaches speckled with fine or coarse pebbles. However, some of these beaches can be difficult to access.

Regrettably, the north winds often bring a disheartening amount of trash from across the Aegean Sea, littering the otherwise pristine landscape. This, coupled with the strong winds, tends to deter visitors. However, when the winds shift to the south, Kamini’s true splendor emerges, with turquoise and crystal-clear waters that truly are a sight to behold.


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Most frequent asked questions


Is Kamini Beach suitable for swimming?

Yes, Kamini Beach is suitable for swimming. However, it is always recommended to check the water conditions before entering the sea.

Are there any water sports activities available at Kamini Beach?

No, there are no water sports activities available at Kamini Beach.

Is there any parking facility available at Kamini Beach?

Yes, there is a parking facility available near Kamini Beach.

Is Kamini Beach safe for children?

Yes, Kamini Beach is safe for children. However, parents should always keep an eye on their children while they are in the water.

Is Kamini Beach accessible for people with disabilities?

No, Kamini Beach is not accessible for people with disabilities as there are stairs to reach the Kamini beach.

Is there any accommodation available near Kamini Beach?

No, there are no accommodations near Kamini Beach.

What is the water colour of the Kamini beach?

The water colour of the Kamini beach is blue.

What type of sand is found on the Kamini beach?

The Kamini beach has pebbles as its sand type.

What is the water depth of the Kamini beach?

The Kamini beach has a normal water depth.

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

The sea surface at the Kamini beach is usually wavy.

What is the crowd like at the Kamini beach?

The Kamini beach is usually quiet.

What facilities are available at the Kamini beach?

There are no facilities available at the Kamini beach.

What is the access to the Kamini beach like?

The Kamini beach can be accessed through a paved road.

Is the Kamini beach nudism friendly?

Yes, the Kamini beach is nudism friendly.

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