Koumbes is located 2km west of the centre of Rethymnon and is actually the only beach in the west part of the city. It has wonderful views of the imposing fortress of Fortezza, which is located a few hundred meters to the east. It is named after the Turkish word Kubbe which means “dome”. It is a long beach with sand and fine pebbles, which flourishes during the last years and its development has become a first priority for the Municipality of Rethymno. Indeed, major projects for the enhancement of the coastal area with walkways and similar interventions have been conducted.
In Koumbes you will find all the necessary touristic services, such as lifeguard, umbrellas, showers, changing rooms, water sports, etc. Moreover, the area has many hotels, rooms, restaurants, taverns, snack bars and cafes. It can be accessed from the city centre either by bus or walking. Walking does not take more than 20 minutes.
Koumbes beach is located in the region of Chania, on the north coast of the island of Crete, Greece.
Yes, Koumbes beach is suitable for families with children as the water is shallow and calm.
No, there are no water sports activities available at Koumbes beach.
No, there is no natural shade available at Koumbes beach, so it is recommended to bring your own umbrella or sunshade.
Yes, there is a parking area near Koumbes beach, but it can get crowded during peak season.
No, there is no restaurant or cafe near Koumbes beach, so it is recommended to bring your own food and drinks.
No, Koumbes beach is not accessible for people with disabilities as there are stairs to access the beach.
The water colour of the beach is blue.
The beach has sand as its sand type.
The water at the beach is shallow.
The sea surface at the beach is usually wavy.
The beach has normal crowds.
The beach has accommodation options, food/water nearby, umbrellas/beds, sports, lifeguard, and showers.
The beach can be accessed through bus services and a paved road.
No other information is available about the beach.
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