Damnoni is located 35km south of Rethymno, 5km east of Plakias. It is a popular tourist resort in the area, well developed and organized. It΄s situated at the exit of a large valley, which is surrounded by high mountains. The beach which is stretching in front of the resort is a long beach with beautiful turquoise waters and thick white sand. There,you will find all the services of a well-organized beach such as umbrellas, snack bars, showers, changing rooms, water sports, scuba diving, big hotels, restaurants, horse riding center etc.
On the west end of the beach, which is the more organized one, there is a small creek with water all year round. Also, if you walk beyond the west end of the beach, you will find some small bays with sand and pebbles where you can avoid the noisy crowds. This location is right next to the port in the area.