Picturesque Beach of Agia Pelagia in Crete Island
Agia Pelagia, Crete

The Agia Pelagia beach is narrow but has clear water.

It is a beautiful beach that has a great ocean view.

✦ The Beach of Agia Pelagia

Agia Pelagia is a lovely beach that is suitable for a relaxing holiday in Crete Island.

Agia Pelagia, Crete
Agia Pelagia, Crete

Initially, the area was a small Greek village that transformed into a popular tourist destination with many hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars among many others.

Agia Pelagia, Crete

Whether you’re into water sports, snorkeling or sunbathing, this beach certainly has a stretch of a beach to suit your taste.

The beach has small rocks, but comfortable enough to walk on. On the flip side, it can get crowded and filled up early, even in early seasons.

Lastly, just like many of the beaches in Europe, you need to pay a small fee to use the sunbeds and for an umbrella.

✦ What to Expect

This area definitely has a family-friendly vibe. There are also a number of restaurants that are lined up on the entire length of the beach, so there’s no shortage of food and drinks. You can enjoy the meals while overlooking Agia Pelagia’s picturesque bay.

Greek Food
Greek Food

You can also decide to dine while watching the sunset in one of the restaurants.

Enjoying some greek food
Agia Pelagia, Crete

Last but not least, if you are looking for a less crowded beach, Crete Island has other options.

Some Tips

  • The parking at Agia Pelagia is free and next to the beach
  • There are no shells to be collected here
  • All types of food are available at the restaurants


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