Discover Kouremenos and Palekastro in Eastern Crete, unspoiled areas with pristine beaches and magnificent landscapes!
On this page, you will find travel information about Kouremenos area, Kouremenos beach and Palekastro (Palaikastro) in Eastern Crete.
There is also available information about attractions and sightseeing, such as Zakros, Toplou Monastery, the Minoan town of Rousolakos and famous beaches (Kouremenos beach, Chiona beach and Vai beach).
Olive Coast Suites lies on the traditional settlement of Agathias, just 900 meters from the blue flagged Chiona beach and just a few steps away from picturesque pathways featuring plenty of taverns overlooking the local olive groves and the big blue.
Just a very short drive from Olive Coast Suites & Apartments you will find Kouremenos beach, famous amongst windsurfers, Vai beach, a natural reserve, which is the largest palm tree forest in Europe, and Ermoupoli/Itanos beach with crystal clear turquoise waters on a golden beach, naturally sheltered by steep rocks.
Kouremenos beach is ideal for windsurfing and kitesurfing holidays; It is one of the most wind certain spots in Europe. Surfers from all over the world come here to conquer the waves. Due to the local thermal and funnelling effect, the surface wind in the area is increased by an average of 2 degrees on the Beaufort scale.