Nudism is not allowed in Greece. However, in many secluded and unorganised beaches, it is tolerated, while in many organised beaches, there is a part of them, where nudists swim. Crete is one of the nudism-friendliest Greek islands. It is the best place to be in contact with nature and feel the ultimate freedom.
Falassarna is a family-friendly beach, there is a part of it, which is nudism-friendly. Particularly, there are many sand dunes, where you can do discreet nudist sunbathing. It is located near Kissamos village (60 km from Chania) and in a close distance to the beach, you can visit the archaeological site of ancient Falassarna.
Frangokastello situated 90 km from Chania. The beach of Fragokastello is definitely worth visiting not only because it is a beautiful exotic beach with soft sand, but also because it impresses with the Venetian castle creating an imposing landscape. Just walk 10 minutes to the east of the castle, and you will find a small beach with sand dunes and crystal waters, where all nudists gather.
Preveli is one of the most beautiful and exotic beaches of Crete, located 40 km from Rethymno. A river flows into the sea, passes from a palm forest and forms a lake near the beach. Preveli has remained untouched by mass tourism, and thus it is not very crowded. Due to its secluded position, it is one of the best nudist beaches in Greece.
Elounda in the route between Elounda and Agios Dimitrios, you can find a small rocky beach, which is totally protected from the winds, and thus it has calm turquoise waters. It is totally unorganised and has no touristic facilities, but this makes it nudism-friendly. It is not crowded, and you can enjoy there a relaxing and peaceful natural environment.
Gavdos on the southern side of Chania prefecture, is located Gavdos, a tiny islet, which is the southernmost point of Europe, in the Libyan Sea. The main beach of Gavdos is the beach of Ai Giannis, a breathtaking beach with cedar trees, dunes and thick, golden sand. On this bay, rackets, noise, sunbeds and other touristic facilities are forbidden. The beach is the most famous nudism-friendly spot in Greece.
Paleochora. There are no exclusively nudist beaches at Paleochora, but on almost all of them you may see people who want to enjoy their swim without being encumbered by the slightest strip of clothing. This is obviously not allowed on the beaches in the town itself, but outside it anything is possible depending on the time of year. The end of the large Pachia Ammos beach is suitable for nudism throughout the tourist season. You can strip off on the beaches at Gianiskari if opportunity allows, on days when there aren’t too many people. The same applies to Krios and the western inlets at Grammeno.
Hora Sfakion is 74 kilometres south of Chania is a small, historical town on the south coast. There you will find Filaki beach is Just outside of Hora Sfakion town, this is the beach close to the naturist Hotel Vritomartis the only naturist hotel in all of Crete, even in all of Greece. This beach is open for every naturist, not only for the hotel guests.