Boat Trip-Hopping to Glyka Nera, Marmara Beach & Loutro Village

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Beach Hopping to Glyka Nera Beach, Marmara Beach and Loutro Village

  • Private
  • Full Day
  • Speedboat Trips
  • Beaches
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling

A wonderful way to discover three of the most stunning beaches of Crete.

A convenient way to discover the unique beaches of Glyka Nera and Marmara, where you will have enough time to enjoy the turquoise waters as well as the secluded fishing village of Loutro, with no roads, only accessible by the sea!

We take you from Sfakia to Glyka Nera (Sweet Water beach) where you have free time to enjoy a swim in the clear turquoise water. Then at the time you arrange with your captain, you will be picked up and taken to Marmara (marble) beach, where you also have free time to enjoy the area. There is a wonderful restaurant overlooking the beach which it's our top recommendation for a lunch stop. You arrange a time with your captain again to be picked up and he will take you to your 3rd stop, the small, picturesque village of Loutro, the ideal location for an afternoon coffee and swim. You can be picked up at your preferred time and brought back to Sfakia.

Loutro is such an incredibly soporific place, where there’s absolutely nothing ( ... almost ) to do but eat, drink, swim and laze - and where you fast lose any desire to do anything else. Loutro evokes some great emotion - produced perhaps by the unique combination of the steep, harsh, rock mountainsides - audibly decorated with the clinking of goat bells - the sun visibly changing the panorama in view as its ark lights different aspects of the slopes forming the bowl - the bay that houses Loutro, the often-warm sea, the history, and the people. This magical place.

Marmara or Dialiskari beach, with crystal clear, azure waters is formed at the exit of the stunning Aradaina Gorge. Actually, it is an amazing secluded and protected small pebbly bay.  Marmara in Greek means "marbles" and took her name from the soft colorful rocks and sea caves, that consist of the most striking feature of the place. Here there's a charming little taverna with authentic Cretan cuisine and maybe one of the best goats in the oven or tsigariasto (stewed). 

Glyka Nera or Sweet Water Beach, with deep blue watercolor and nice pebbles and freshwater that gushes from the pebbles (therefore the water is even in summer cold, due to the springs). The beach is accessed by boat or on the foot from the E4 European Path from Sfakia Village. In addition. there is a small tavern on a rock and a few tamarisk trees on the beach, offering the important shade during the hot summer days. 

Take in the spectacular scenery during this beach hopping, available during morning or afternoon hours.

This beach hopping starts and finishes in the port of Chora Sfakion.

Please note, that this is a set of transfers with our taxi boat, the boat is not at your full disposal. There's no offering of any snacks or drinks.


- 1-5 people : 200 Euros 
- 6-7 people:   240 Euros 
- 8-9 people : 270 Euros 


taxi boat transfers and fuel 

Not included

meals, snacks and drinks

Trip details

Duration: approx. 5hrs * (morning or afternoon hours)
Boats used: BWA (10m/280hp) or Marvel (10m/250hp) - Taxi Boat 
Maximum number of people/boat: 4 (small motorboat) – 9 (RIB) – 19 (Motorboat) 
Captain included: Yes (during the transfers)
Sunshade available onboard: Yes
Number of beaches visited: 2-3
Suitable for children: Yes
Lunch stop: Yes

Cancellation Policy 

- If you cancel a reservation due to personal reasons up to (not incl) 15 days before the reservation date, any paid amount is fully refunded. 
- If you cancel 15 days (incl) or less before the reservation date, NO amount is refunded. 
- PLEASE NOTE: For ALL reservations between 15/7 and 15/9 (inclusive) if you cancel due to personal reasons during these dates, NO refund is possible (no matter the cancellation date). 

Please note 

- If weather conditions are too severe, our partner will judge if it is not possible to provide you with the boat trip.
- Weather conditions are determined 1-4 days before the reserved date.
- The reservation date can be modified, depending on availability.
- Please note that weather conditions in the area of Chora Sfakion can be different than in other areas. 


Honest Reviews

The reviews for the Boat Trip-Hopping to Glyka Nera, Marmara Beach & Loutro Village

Reviews ( 4 )

  • Katrin

    Kalimera Yiannis, we just came back from our trip and I just wanted to let you know we had the most wonderful day and everything was perfectly organized! We will definitely recommend bookings with you, thanks and best, Katrin

  • Caviness Drake

    My husband and I took this boat trip as part of our honeymoon and it was one of our favorite parts of our trip. It was so much fun, and the beaches we visited were absolutely beautiful. We highly recommend for anyone looking to have a fun day!

  • Ewa

    Kalimera Yiannis, I hope you are well, I would like to say big thank you for helping us to organise our day the best possible way. We have been really happy with your services, our boat driver done amazing job, he is very nice and charming person. Everything was on time and we really did enjoy our trip to Marmara beach. My boys are in love with Crete. I didn't expect everything will go so smoothly and we will have such a beautiful day. Thank you once again, all the best and hopefully see you again. I will definitely keep your contact details in case we decide to visit Crete once again. Best regards, Ewa

  • Stefan

    Such a memorable day for my family, visiting Marmara and Loutro Village. Yiannis very much for your help organising this boat trip for us and till the next time.

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