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Sweetwater beach near Chora Sfakion & Loutro

Sweetwater beach is located between Chora Sfakion and Loutro in southern Crete. The beach takes its name from the freshwater springs found on the beach. If you stay in Loutro or Chora Sfakion, you should definitely visit Sweetwater beach, because it is a better beach than the ones in the villages. In addition, the beach has a beautiful location.


Sweetwater beach between Chora Sfakion and Loutro in Crete.

Sweetwater beach has very beautiful surroundings.



There is a taverna called Taverna Mermaid Island at one end of the beach. If you bring your own food and drink, you need to pay attention because there are plenty of goats that want to steal your food.


Taverna Mermaid Island.  Sweetwater beach . Crete.

Taverna Mermaid Island.

You can go to the beach by taxi boat from both Chora Sfakion and Loutro. You can also walk to the beach, but not if you have a fear of heights, like me. Once I tried to hike to the beach from Chora Sfakion, but I had to give up because it was just too steep for me. I saw others who also returned. It is said that it is less scary to walk from Loutro.


SSweetwater beach in southern Crete.

Sweetwater beach in southern Crete.


Don't miss this nice beach if you stay in Chora Sfakion or Loutro.


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