Preveli is a location on the south coast of the Greek island of Crete, in the Rethymno regional unit, notable for its historic monastery. Preveli beach and lagoon, sometimes known locally as "Palm Beach", is located below the monastery, at the mouth of the Kourtaliótiko gorge. Behind the beach is an extensive glade of palm trees. The beach is regularly served by tourist boats from the nearby resort of Plakias. There is also a chapel located in the palm grove of Preveli beach.