You can do many things in Loutro!
If you feel lazy you can relax on the beach of Loutro read a book, swim, sunbath, drink a tea or coffee, canoe or walk as far as the Venetian and Turkish Fortresses.
You can also walk to Phoenix a nearby village (30 minutes walk) and why not to Marmara beach (1:30 hour walk) where is the exit of the Aradena Gorge. There you will find a beautiful taverna on the rocks and you will see the rocks that look like marble and it has given the name to the beach. There is also a boat cruise from Loutro every day, at 11:00 o’clock that goes to Marmara beach in case you don’t want to walk and comes back at 5 o’ clock.
You can go the other side, Sfakia direction through a path along the coast to Sweet Water beach (70 minutes walk). Sweet Water is a long virgin beach with green crystal waters, because of the sweet water that springs there from the “white Mountains. The seα water there is very cold even on August and the beach is given her name over the sweet water that exists there and is absolutely drinkable. There is also a boat cruise to Sweet Water from Loutro at 11:00 o’clock and comes back at 5:00 o’clock if you don’t feel like walking.
On the other hand if you are used in mountain treking, you can try a more difficult path, the one from Loutro to Anopoli (1:30 hour walk). You climb up 700 meters above sea level over Loutro with a breathtaking view of Loutro, Libya Sea, the island of Gavdos and Gavdopoula the southern border of Europe. At the end of the path is the church of ST Catherine and a small Venetian fort. You can go back down or continue to Anopoli and the Aradena Gorge. There you can do Bungee Jumping from a metal bridge built 138 meters over the gorge. It is the second highest bridge for bungee jumping in Europe. You can cross the Aradena Gorge and end up in Marmara Beache (2:00 hours walk). From there you can take the boat cruise back to Loutro if you are very tired.
Take the ferry to Agia Roumeli and walk up the Samaria Gorge. This is known as the "lazy way", as it is only 3.5 km from Agia Roumeli to the “Iron Gates”, the narrowest point of the gorge.