It is know for its extremely long beach of 2 kilometres as well as its protected areas for the Kareta Kareta turtles.
Kalamaki is located on the southern side of Crete, very close to Matala and Agia Galini. It is know for its extremely long beach of 2 kilometres as well as its protected areas for the Kareta Kareta turtles.
During the summer months, the area bursts with life due to its constantly growing tourist population, which it has been enjoyng over the last years. This is no surprise considering its crystal clear beach and breathtaking sunset.
There is an abundance of taverns and bars in which you can enjoy a drink and delicious traditional dishes with fresh seadfood.
A few metres down the road is Kommos Beach, one of the few, official nudist beaches.
Flea markets are held every Friday in Timbaki and Kamilari, as well as every Saturday in Pitsidia and Mires. There, you can get a taste of the area’s remarkable culture.