Crete, Greece

Rethymno Beaches

Rethymno is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Crete. One of these is Rethymnon beach, which is known for being canine-friendly and accessible to those with mobility issues. This beach is also child-friendly, with vigilant lifeguards on hand for added safety. Visitors should take care in certain sections cordoned off with ropes to safeguard loggerhead sea turtle nests. Rethymnon beach offers ample facilities, including parking, restrooms, showers, loungers, bars, and restaurants. Check out our guide below for a complete list of beaches in Rethymno.
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Situated on the periphery of Rethymno city, Rethymnon beach can be found on the scenic Greek island of Crete. ...

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Best Time to Visit Rethymno

The best time to visit Rethymno in Greece is from May till October. During these months, the weather is warm and sunny which makes it ideal for swimming in the sea, spending time on the beach, and doing outdoor activities. The water temperature is also warm and inviting, perfect for those who love to swim and splash around in the waves. If you want to avoid the crowds, it's best to visit in May or September when the weather is still warm but the crowds are thinner. October is also a great time to visit, as the weather is still mild and you can avoid the summer heat. Rethymno in Greece is a great destination for anyone looking for a beach vacation with lots of outdoor activities.

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