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Keratidi Beach

About Keratidi Beach

The beach Keratidi, or to be more accurate the two beaches of Keratidi, are located at a secluded location east of Laki, province Sfakia, and are actually the easternmost beach of south Chania prefecture. You can access it along a paved road leading east from Laki and end at a dead end. From the dead end, walk down the small stream to the sea.

The beaches are sandy and, especially the easternmost, have quite rocky bottom, ideal for snorkelling.

Keratidi means “little locust (carob)” and is taken after a carob tree that was located here. Indeed, the wider area of Lakki and Rodakino hosts many carob trees.




What is the location of Keratidi Beach?

Keratidi Beach is located in the region of Magnesia, in the eastern part of the Pelion peninsula in Greece.

Is Keratidi Beach suitable for families with children?

Yes, Keratidi 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 Keratidi Beach?

No, there are no water sports activities available at Keratidi Beach, but visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and relaxing on the beach.

Is there any shade available at Keratidi Beach?

Yes, there are some trees and umbrellas available at Keratidi Beach, providing shade for visitors.

What is the best time to visit Keratidi Beach?

The best time to visit Keratidi Beach is during the summer months, from June to September, when the weather is warm and sunny, and the water is perfect for swimming.

Is there any accommodation available near Keratidi Beach?

Yes, there are several hotels, apartments, and guesthouses available near Keratidi Beach, providing comfortable accommodation for visitors.

Are there any restaurants or cafes near Keratidi Beach?

Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes near Keratidi Beach, offering a variety of local and international cuisine, as well as refreshing drinks and cocktails.

What is the water colour of the beach?

The water colour of the beach is blue.

What type of sand can be found on the beach?

The beach has sand and fine pebbles.

What is the water depth of the beach?

The water depth of the beach is normal.

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.

What facilities are available at the beach?

There are no facilities available at the beach.

What are the access options for the beach?

The beach can be accessed via a dirt track or by boat.

What other information should I know about the beach?

The beach is nudism friendly and is ideal for snorkeling and spearfishing. There are also tree shades available.

Beach facilities


  • Quiet

Water depths

  • Normal

Beach sand type

  • Sand
  • Fine Pebbles

Sea surface

  • Usually calm

Water colour

  • Blue


  • Dirt track

Other information

  • Nudism friendly
  • Ideal for snorkeling / spearfishing
  • Tree Shade

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