The beaches of Rethymno Prefecture are ideal for the fans of water-sports. At the organised beaches, one can rent pedal boats, canoes, as well as the necessary equipment for water-skiing and wind-surfing. The beaches of Plakias, Agia Galini and Panormos attract many amateur fishermen, as here are plenty of fish. For the fans of basketball, volleyball and football, several fields and courts exist. (Information: National Stadium of Rethymno, tel: 0831-29109). The luxurious hotels have tennis courts and miniger-golf courses. The mountainous areas of Rethymno are ideal for those who prefer mountaineering (Information" Mountaineering Club of Rethymno, tel: 0831- 23666).