Travelers are voting Balos Lagoon, Aghios Andreas Beach and Aghia Fotia Beach as the best of 7 beaches in Crete. There are 8 beaches near Ierapetra a city just 152 km from Crete and 1 beach near Ios Island which is 250 km distant. The most popular of these are Aghios Andreas Beach near Ierapetra and Golden Beach in Ios Island. You can find 47 Beach in the country of Greece and Balos Lagoon is our members favorite Beach in all of Greece. Want more? Check out our map of beaches in Crete.