Episkopi Beach, Episkopi

4.7
#9 of 10 in Beaches in Heraklion Prefecture
Unwind, swim, and take in the sun at Episkopi Beach, a long stretch of sandy shore sandwiched between the Mouselas River and Petres Valley. Extending for 3.5 km (2.17 mi), the beach runs into shallow and wavy waters, providing a good spot for water sports. Located in a fertile valley with lowlands, the area around the beach offers a number of scenic walks and plenty of amenities. Beach facilities include umbrellas and deck chairs for rent, showers, changing rooms, and a lifeguard station. Put Episkopi Beach into our Episkopi vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Episkopi.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Istgut the beach, but the sea drops very steeply. After approx. 3m it has suitable already no floor... so just for swimmers! Doie tavern is good, you can already comfortably speak! The food is good or very good! Caution: Very early here be it has very many people, completely crowded on the weekend!
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  • August 10, 2017
    Good family beach. Lots of sun loungers and umbrellas. Some bigish waves, but with a bit of a drop at the beginning, but nothing bad.  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    This beautiful sandy beach is located in the North of Crete between Rethymnon - Petre and Georgioupolis. The total length is approximately 15 km. In the middle of the road branches off from the national road to Episkopi, right of it is a stretch of beach, which is equipped of the taverns there with parasols and sun loungers. To order a drink at the operation of the respective Tavern you are are even free. Also there is the possibility in the taverns also good and sufficient to make a meal. Continuously is a sandy beach located first when entering the sea turning into a gravel surface, although it again has sand after approx. 2 m under the feet. The water is so clean that you can see 25 metres to the ground. Strong waves can occur North and northwesterly winds, usually the water is however quiet to slightly wavy.
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