|Kouremenos beach resort, you can find
charming accommodation in "Casa di Mare" apartments.
Kouremenos resort is situated just 2 km away from the unique in
Europe palm tree forest Vai, 2 km from the charming, traditional
eastern Crete village of Palekastro with everything you could need
and more... taverns restaurants, markets, bakery, gas station,
currency exchange, pharmacy, tourist bureau.
For nightlife, Palekastro and Sitia will surely fill your
At Kouremenos Beach where the Meltemi Winds makes it an ideal
place to learn or improve your windsurfing talents, Freak Windsurf
Station opened in 2004 by Chris Sammer, Hannes Unterweger, Davina
Payne and Carina Gaber, there they offer many boards and sails for
rent. Windsurfers congregate at the Kouremenos Beach, which boasts
one of the first windsurfing beaches in Europe.
For those seeking the alternative choice with a twist for their
holidays, there is always Eastern Crete to visit.
The Municipality of Itanos has sought to promote the natural
beauty of the land, so that everybody may be able to enjoy the
exceptional landscapes: explore the numerous gorges of the area
according to their preference and abilities, make use of the
free-climbing routes set up at the Gorge of the Dead in Kato Zakros
(E4), experience the breathtaking feeling of descending the
countless caves, become engrossed in the local flora and fauna with
herbs, plants, animals and birds endemic to Palaikastro and Zakros.
The stupendous variety in the alterations of the landscape includes
shiny beaches, tropical palm forest, protected habitats, dreamy rock
formations, hills with thyme and wild flowers: everything the body
and soul wish for, so that you may feel closer to nature, recall
memories long lost and feel more, much more alive.