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Welcome is the main tourism web site for East Crete, run by the Crete Today Development team, where you'll find information on the main tourist destinations, such as cities, beaches, as well as activities, hiking, natural sights, traditional villages, archaeological and historical sites and much more!

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Phone: 0030 6937844557
Address: Sitia City, East Crete

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It is a touristic resort at the coast of Libyan Sea. The area between Makri Gialos and Agia Fotia is rocky and there are just few sandy beaches. Most of them are surrounded by high rocks.

If you spend time exploring the area, you will beautiful private beaches, known only by the natives. The waters are blue-clear, as you see in the photos. The most known beaches of the area is the beach of Achlia (at the photo above) and the one of Agia Fotia.

At the surrounding area you can find rooms to rent and mini markets, which provide anything you need. There are some restaurants, too.

Facilities-Additional Info
Distance: Heraklion 111km – Ierapetra 21km
Beach type: Fine Pebbles
Facilities: Accommodation options nearby, Food nearby, Umbrellas / sunbeds, Blue Flag
Accessibility: Bus stop 100m, Paved road
Food-Hotels: Restaurant: Yes – Accommodation: Yes
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