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Water Sports In Crete

If you are a lover of Crete Water Sports, this island can be your personal paradise during your holiday. Unique routes to the north or south coast, unexplored bays, swimming in crystal clear waters and unique exercise in the sea are just some of the water activities you can experience in your holidays in Crete.

If you are a fan of underwater exploration, and your children are old enough, you can discover the gorgeous underwater world of Crete through scuba diving courses.

You can also enjoy sea kayaking on the south coast.

Crete also offers plenty of surfing opportunities – wind surfing, paddle surfing and kite surfing – in locations including Elafonisi, Falassarna, Agia Marina, Plakias, Amoudara and Ierapetra.

Explore the mainland

Don’t miss out on

  • strolling around the old Venetian Harbour of Chania with the fortress and the lighthouse,
  • taking pedalo rides at Kournas Lake, the only natural lake of Crete and an important wetland
  • Enjoying Mount Psiloritis, whose Geopark is part of the UNESCO network. Springs, lakes, gorges and caves wait to be explored.
  • Visiting Idaion Antro, the cave where mythology puts the bringing-up of Zeus.
  • Canyoning at Samaria gorge and exploring an impressive array of flora and fauna exceeding 500 species some of which endemic to the Cretan land.
  • Taking a cultural safari around the Minoan antiquities where the palace of Knossos holds the reigning position with its worldwide famous bright colourful architecture.