Falassarna beach

West Crete continues to please with its colossal abundance of popular beaches. One of the most beloved and frequently visited is the famous Falassarna beach. This beach attracts curious tourists who want to taste delicious local cuisine, plunge into the warm clear sea and get acquainted with the history of these wonderful places. It is impossible to drive past the panorama of Falassarna and not to take a photo of this magnificent sight, which you can admire forever. The picturesque valley is decorated with a bright blue sea and wide olive groves - a real bliss for artists.

Beach description

Lure sea, sand is yellowish-gray, sometimes there are areas where you can meet pink sand. On the beach is always clean, rescuers, chair lounges and umbrellas are on duty at any time. The Falassarna coast boasts an excellent approach to the water, a pleasant and small bottom, without stones, which will allow kids to swim, dive and pamper.

Unfortunately, or thankfully, you will not see crowds of tourists who are entertained and have fun spending time near the bar. This beach is visited only by those who give their preferences to a measured rest with a warm sea, comfortable lying and a tan cream, as well as fans to enjoy the silence and fascinating waves, you will definitely like this beach. You can get here by car, bus or taxi.

Swimming, sunbathing, relaxing, building sand castles, enjoying cocktails and having intimate conversations about life is exactly what local tourists prefer to do. The beach offers excellent service, which is appreciated by vacationers from different countries and cities. And it is not surprising, because the beach of Falassarna received the award "Blue Flag", which indicates that here it is clean, beautiful, safe and fascinating.

When is the best time to go?

Greece - a country with a long length from north to south, so the recommendations will vary depending on the place where you are going. The holiday season  begins in May and reaches a peak in July-August: there are too many tourists, and the temperature on the southern islands reaches 40 degrees, which may still not play a role on the beach, but certainly not suitable for sightseeing. So the best time to relax in Greece is the end of spring-beginning of summer or September-October. 

Video: Beach Falassarna


There is such a hotel on the beach as Falassarna Beach Hotel, that offers its customers not only comfortable rooms, but also a large swimming pool, free Internet and a luxurious restaurant. Available for booking rooms in hotels such as Amarantos House. You will enjoy a decent service, chic rooms and polite staff. Unfortunately, they are far from the beach, so you cannot reach them without transport.

For a delicious tea party and a pleasant pastime in the evening or at night, vacationers choose cafes, restaurants or taverns. Restaurants are open from 8 o'clock in the morning, so finding the right one is easy. Here you can have a tasty meal, relax, and listen to music.

Those who wish use water transport for riding or engage in active sports can take all the necessary equipment at the rental points. Equipment for diving, windsurfing, as well as scooters and water ski are in high demand.

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Useful information

On the beaches of Falassarna very often there is a strong north wind - the meltemi, which sweeps away everything in its path. Meltemi can be in any weather - and even in the sun, so be careful, especially with young children. There are always waves.

Flora in Falassarne is also pleasantly pleased - near the beach you can see wonderful white lilies that bloom in late July and inspire with their subtle beauty until the end of September. The most beautiful sunsets on the beach of Falassarna. You can watch them from different points of the beach, and this pleasant sight is admired not only by surprised tourists, but also by satisfied photographers who are lucky to take gorgeous pictures of the “live” sunsets of Crete.

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47 place in rating Greece 2 place in rating Crete
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