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Hidden away from the prying eyes of rocks and cliffs, Glyka Nera beach is considered one of the most beautiful in the world due to its well-groomed and close freshwater supply.
Glyka Nera beach is on the south coast of Crete in the Libyan Sea. The narrow coastal strip has neither a source of shade for visitors, so here you can always rent a beach chair and umbrella.
Near the beach flowing fresh water source from which you can get a drink of water or to wash off the salt water.
The beach has pebble and lie on it is not very convenient, so you need to stock up on comfortable sun beds.
Because of its remoteness from the city, here are rarely drop in tourists, so this place is very secluded and incredibly soothing.
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Beautiful freshwater lake surrounded by a mountain landscape, creating a special atmosphere of seclusion and isolation from the rest of the world.44
The picturesque small village, that has preserved its authenticity despite the great popularity among tourists, and offers a relaxing stay on their sandy beaches.1
A small fishing village in recent years is gaining more and more popularity due to its clean beaches and the opportunity to observe the life of the Greek fishermen.3
Saint Nikolas church
The snow-white church on a low cliff is seen from afar, it is a path from rough stones, and from it opens the magic views of the surroundings.22
Fortress of Spinalonga
Built to defend the island, the castle turned it into an impregnable area, but now there is just a ruin, from which you can see the bay and Crete.30
Visit the most famous cave in Crete, where according to legend, small Zeus with his mother hid from his tyrannical father.30
The Gorge of Aradena
Near the abandoned village is the gorge, which stretches to the coast of the Libyan Sea, and many desperate travelers can walk through it.39
Treasure of Richtis Gorge, this waterfall is considered one of the most beautiful in Greece, but to reach it, you need to overcome a long way through the gorge.21
The small island separated from Crete for a hundred meters, and it is considered a haven away from the noise of city streets.13
The Leper Island Spinalonga
A former leper colony, this island has preserved only the ruins of a once-powerful fortress and abandoned houses of leprosy patients.29
One and the best places in Crete for snorkeling and diving with fishes. Underwater canyons make diving especially interesting.13
Built by the Venetians in the 14th century, this fortress was intended to protect the population from the pirates, and now you can watch the unusual phenomenon drosoulites here.3