Winter swimming in Crete
11 December 2013
The beaches used for winter swimming in Crete are all located next to the major cities of the island. In Heraklion the winter swimmers meet in Amnisos, while in Chania they prefer Kalamaki beach. Moreover, in Agios Nikolaos they meet in Amoudi, in Rethymno they swim at the long sandy beach and in Sitia they prefer the beach east of the town.
Of course, swimmers can be met on all the beaches of Crete throughout the years. The above mentioned beaches are the meeting points of the organized swimmers, who usually belong to some winter swimming club.