Palm Beach Preveli Day Experience from Rethymno
The unique beach in Preveli is an ideal spot for swimming and relaxation. We drive by bus from Rethymno and from Damnoni we travel around 20 minutes by boat to reach this beautiful area. The river of Preveli leading to the beach has small streams and ponds. It is surrounded by high cliffs and a magical palm tree forest which was inhabited during the 70’ties by hippies from all over the world. And no wonder – the place invites to peace and harmony. YOLO – so leave all your worries behind and enjoy a day on the beach under the palms.Itinerary
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Kourtaliotiko Gorge, Koxare to Asamotas Road, Agios Vasileios Municipality, Crete 740 60 Greece
The Kourtaliotiko Gorge, also known as the Asomatos Gorge , is a gorge on the southern side of the western part of the island of Crete. It is situated where the Kourtaliotiko River flows southwards between the mountains of Kouroupa and Xiron. The village of Koxare is at the northern end of the gorge.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Damnoni Beach, Agios Vasileios Municipality, Crete Greece
Damnoni Beach is a beauty spot which, due its location and geography, is an ideal place to sit, relax, read and take the occasional swim in the wonderful clear waters.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Preveli Beach, 40 chlm notia apo to Rethymno, Lefkogia, Agios Vasileios Municipality, Crete 74060 Greece
Preveli is located about 35km south of Rethymno and 10km east of Plakias. Beach of Preveli, also known as Lake Preveli or Phoenix, is located at the exit of the imposing Kourtaliotikos Gorge, where the Great River (Megas Potamos) flows. It is certainly the most famous beach in south Crete, accepting thousands of visitors every summer. During the 60s and 70s, it was a favorite destination for the hippies. On the banks of the Grand River there is a large colony of Theophrastus palm trees, which give the region a sense of a tropical landscape. The river, forming a small lake, 500m long, before emptying into the sea, has water all year round. You can walk along the river, under the shade of palm trees and other trees, and start ascending in the beautiful canyon. You can swim in the cold ponds formed in the gorge. A big fire in 2010 burnt almost everything of this paradise, but paradoxically the palmgrove recovered most of its damage.
At the exit of the river, a sandy beach with pebbles and sand is formed, with sea water being very cool due to the river. In the eastern part of the beach, there is a beautiful rock reminding of a heart. The beach is not well organized because the area is protected, without any umbrellas.
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Please notice that extra charges may apply per person or in total of the group for pick-ups from hotels- villas- airbnb outside the proximity of our tour selected pick route. In that case we can provide round trip transfer for customer(s) convenience ad-hoc quoted as per location of customer(s)' property."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
Duration: 8 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel Lobby or nearby appointed location.
Hotel pick up is offered subject to customer(s) hotel location. In case property (villa-hotel-airbnb) is not within tour pick up areas, client should meet our group for the tour at the nearest pick up place possible.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.