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Top 5 Charming Destinations Of Rethymno In Crete

Rethymno is a very charming city. It is in western Crete and is a pole of attraction for both tourists and local residents of Crete, who wish to enjoy their vacation live moments carefree moments. Although Rethymno was considered a small village for many years, in recent decades, it has turned into a beautiful and bustling city with many thousands of inhabitants. The beauties of Rethymno, as well as its unique, beautiful beaches, attract new visitors every year. But what are the destinations of Rethymno that foreigners and locals choose every summer? In this article, we will travel together to Rethymno, and you will be given the absolute top 5 destinations for this summer.

  1. Bali
    Bali is a seaside village of Rethymno that is an ideal destination for those who seek peaceful holidays with their family or friends. Bali has four bays, forming beaches with sand and green water. The beaches are usually calm, as their orientation is Western. The bays of Bali are Livadi, Varkotopos, Limani, and Karavostasis. All of them are suitable for children and well organized. Also, inside the sea, there are several springs through which the water is renewed and remains cool. Bali provides a wide variety of taverns, restaurants, small shops, diving schools, and bars. During the evening, you can enjoy your drink while dancing to the rhythms of the island, while in the morning, you can calmly enjoy your walk or rest while drinking coffee and enjoying the view of the place.

  2. Agia Galini
    Agia Galini is a popular seaside resort in Rethymno which has a long history. It started as a small fishing village, which, however, after the 60s, turned into a favorite destination of hippies, the children of flowers. Today Agia Galini is a tourist resort. There you will find several options in terms of accommodation, food, entertainment, and shopping. However, there are many options for beaches where you can enjoy swimming. In particular, it is worth visiting the homonymous beach of Agia Galini. However, in Agia Galini, there are boats that can take you to the beautiful beaches of Agia Galini. Boats run to nearby beaches, such as Agios Georgios, Agios Pavlos, and Preveli. Opposite Agia Galini, there are the islands Paximadia, to which you can go by boat. In fact, in these two islets, there is an unknown beach with pebbles.

  3. Peach
    Rodakino is a beautiful seaside village southeast of Rethymno. Despite the fact that it has some of the most beautiful beaches, this village of Rethymno has not been particularly developed, maintaining its traditional form and serenity. The beaches of Rodakino start with the beach of Korakas. It is a large beautiful beach with fine pebbles and wonderful crystal clear waters, quite organized with umbrellas and taverns. It is also worth visiting by boat other nearby beaches of Rodakino where you can discover the hidden beauties of the place. Finally, do not forget to try raki, the traditional alcoholic beverage which is served with tasty appetizers.

  4. Preveli
    The beach of Preveli, also known as Lake Preveli or Finikas, is located at the exit of the so-called Great River. This beach of southern Crete receives thousands of visitors every summer. Previously, it was a favorite destination of hippies. The Great River forms a small lake 500 km long at its exit to the sea with water all year round. You can walk along the river and begin to climb the magnificent gorge. In the large areas of lakes that form every now and then, you can take a cool bath. Surely the beauty and magic of the place will not disappoint you!

  5. Plakias
    Plakias was a small fishing village in the late 20th century, which in recent decades has developed touristically. It is now a popular resort and excursion point for the region’s natural beauties. In this village of Rethymno, you have plenty of options, as the town is well organized with plenty of hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, water sports, diving centers, and organized beaches.

Rethymno, therefore, has many beauties that are worth seeing. This article provided a list of the absolute top 5 destinations for this summer. So if you want to explore Rethymno and its charming villages, you just have to book a ticket to Rethymno immediately.

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Anna Siampani
Anna Siampani, Lifestyle Editorial Director at the CEOWORLD magazine, working with reporters covering the luxury travel, high-end fashion, hospitality, and lifestyle industries. As lifestyle editorial director, Anna oversees CEOWORLD magazine's daily digital editorial operations, editing and writing features, essays, news, and other content, in addition to editing the magazine's cover stories, astrology pages, and more. You can reach Anna by mail at anna@ceoworld.biz