The beach in Rethymno has a length of 12 kilometers starting from the town area and ending in the region of Skaleta, where large hotel units operate, located outside the town to the east. All along the length of the coast the visitor enjoys a golden sandy beach.
The part of the coast located in the town is very crowded during the summer months, but as long as you drive outside the town it?s a little quieter. The beach in Rethymno is very well organized with a great number of lifeguards working from 10am till 5pm, looking after people and informing them of potential hazards.
Along the beach, basically hotels, rent umbrellas and sunbeds to people visiting the beach. In that area visitors have the opportunity to enjoy water sports at certain points along the beach.