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This seaside resort has a huge sandy beach some 12 km long – with clear blue-green waters that drop away suddenly. The Almyros river flows onto the beach .. and for that reason the waters are cold.

Well-organized, the beach is supplied with umbrellas, sunbeds and showers with lots of options open for water-sports enthusiasts. Though there is a lifeguard here, you must also take care if you choose to swim as the sea hereabouts has strong currents.

Georgioupolis is a particularly favoured destination – it has many hotels, rooms to rent, shops, tavernas and cafeterias.

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  • location Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Chania
  • free camping No
  • nudism No
  • beach type Sandy
  • accommodation Yes - plenty of choices
  • dinning Yes - plenty of choices
  • other facilities

    There are sun beds, umbrellas and shower. In addition, a lifeguard ensure the safety of bathers.

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Access Info

relevant routes & paths:

Fragkokastelo - Chora Sfakion - Askyfou - Vamos

Distances: 39 km from Chania, 20 km about Rethymnon.

By car/motorcycle: From Chania follow the National Highway to Rethymnon. Follow the signs and turn off at the junction that leads to Georgioupolis. From Rethymnon follow the National Highway to Chania. Follow the signs and turn off at the junction that leads to Georgioupolis.
By bus: Daily services run from Rethymnon and Chania to Georgioupolis.

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