A 70 year old woman from Switzerland died on Thursday morning while swimming at the sea in Korfalonas, Kissamos.
A few hours later, it was reported that a 72 year old woman drowned at the sea area of Kyani Akti, Kalives. No more details were made available by the police.
Both deaths are subject of a coroners investigation to determine the exact causes of death.
There have been nine deaths of swimmers in Crete since May this year.
Life guards are present for most of the day on all Blue flag beaches