The lake of Zaros located on the slopes of Psiloritis, just 1km north of Zaros and 45km southwest of Iraklion.It took its current form in 1987, when the Forest Service created an artificial lake where the spring water is stored.
The dam lake of Faneromeni is located 7km north of Tympaki.
Lake Kournas is actually the only large natural lake in Crete and is located 20km west of Rethymnon.The lake is small and circular and covers an area of 579 acres, has maximum depth 22.5 m, maximum length 1080m and maximum width of 880m.
Lake Voulismeni is located in the center of the town of Agios Nicholaos, used also as a small harbor where fishing boats can stop. A legent for this lake says that there is no bottom.