Galini Beach is located 47km southeast of Agios Nikolaos and 13km east of Ierapetra and just 800m west of Achlia Beach. It is a small village, slightly developed, which is built in a lush landscape with pine trees. The coast around the village is full of hidden coves with pebbly beaches, where access is tricky, since only some well-hidden paths lead there. Galini beach are actually 2 coves with a distance of 100m between them. The east cove is easier to find and reach. The west cove is very difficult to find and is accessible only by a hidden path, partialy carved in the rock, a very impressive work. Unfortunatelly the path starts from a privat property and there is no sign on the central road which help discover this mysterious area.
The beach is relatively long and is located between Achlia to east and Agia Fotia to west, where the settlement of Galini is expanded. It has fine pebbles, calm clear waters and the seabed in some areas is rocky. The beach is completely unknown, mainly because it is protected by large rocks that hide it from the main road. Thus, it is always empty and is suitable for isolation. It is not organized, but the hotels and the taverns of the settlement are close by. To reach the east beach, you must follow a narrow path that starts from the central road.