The closest beaches to Villa Veni:
- The long sandy beach of Kolymvari which is 4 km away. The sandy beach of Kasteli which is 7 km away and the beach of Kaliviani which is 15 km away on the West. In the same direction you will be able to visit some of the most famous beaches in the whole Greece!
The closest beaches to Villa Carpos:
Tersanas Beach 2.2km away. Other nearby beaches include Stavros Beach and Maherida beach.
- Kalathas beach (3 km): Kalathas beach is quite long and most of the time you will not feel crowded. However, if you're looking for a secluded spot, you'll probably find it in one of the sides of the beach. Be aware that Kalathas beach is being affected by the winds.
- Marathi beach (15.5 km): Marathi has two wonderful beaches, divided by the pier of the harbour and they are probably two of the best beaches in Akrotiri peninsula! Both are sandy and well organized with sun beds and umbrellas. The most important advantage with the beaches in Marathi is that you'll almost never see the sea with waves, even when it blows in western Crete. Also there you can find taverns and cafes by the sea. Marathi is ideal for families with children.
- Seitan Limania (14 km): There you will find a beach that differs from other beaches. Nature created three inlets between the steep cliffs of the peninsula. In one of them is located the well-hidden beach which is not organised. Be aware that in order to reach Seitan Limania beach, you have to park your car and then climb down a path, not that easy for children or elderly people.
- Loutraki beach (13.5 km): Loutraki beach is a waveless beach with fine sand, between the rocky shore of the bay. Also there you will find restaurants and beach bars.
- Elafonissi Beach located in the soutwestern most tip of Crete and is one of the most well known beaches in Crete known for its exotic colors and pink beige dust like sand (a result of millions of crushed sea shells)
- Falasarna beach with it's crystal clear waters and amazing sunset views.
On the South coast of the island you can also discover some of Crete’s most amazing natural beaches around the small town of Palaiochora. The distance to the South coast from the villa is about 1 hour by car and you will be able to discover many isolated beaches.