The closest beaches to the villa that we suggest you visit are:
Panormos beach which is 17 km away. The beach of Bali which is 27 km away on your way to Heraklion. The long sandy organised beach of Rethymno with its numerous water sports is 20 km away.
On the South coast of the island you can also discover some of Crete’s most amazing natural beaches such as “Schinaria”, “Damnoni”, “Triopetra”, “Agios Pavlos” and "Preveli". The distance to the South coast from the villa is about one hour by car and all the above beaches are located near to Plakias village where you can find shops and many taverns.