Kalamaki beach is located in the southwest part of the prefecture, about 70km from the centre of Heraklion, and it is part of the 2,5km coast at Mesaras bay.

It is covered wit coarse sand and big stone plates. At the part near the settlement of the same name, you will find beach umbrellas and chaise longues, as well as water sports facilities and a playground.

From Kalamaki beach you can walk to Kommos beach, which is mostly frequented by nudists.