Paleochora is famous for the best beaches in Crete. The transparent clean water is very rare on the northern coast of Crete.It’s worth mentioning that Paleochora is a small peninsula and has from both sides (East & West) unique beaches. On the west side is the long sandy beach and on the other side(East) smaller nice pebble beaches. Also,along the road to Koundoura there are so many small pebble & sandy paradise beaches .You can choose between busy or quiet ones. You easily can find a private one!