A woman swimmer was found unconscious in the sea area of Kavros, Apokoronas, shortly after 2:30 on Sunday afternoon.
An ambulance took the woman to the General Hospital of Rethymno where despite the efforts of the medical staff the woman died.
The coroner will determine the exact cause of death.
The identity of the woman, who is believed to be in hes 60s, was not made public.
In the same part of the beach in Kavros, a 65 year old woman tourist died on 6 June and in July another woman in her sixties was rescued by the life guard and was revived at Rethymnon General