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Preveli Beach

Lefkogia, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Lefkogia
Type: Beaches
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Antwerp, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

nice early in the morning when there is no people, after 12pm becomes a crowded impersonal and dirty beach. the palm forest worth a stroll. we did not try the tavern.

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Trondheim, Norway
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

There is a decent parking lot at the beginning of the trek down and it cost around 2EUR. The trek down was a bit steep but it wasn't so difficult because there is a well-set stairs there. Those who hate the stairs can make their own trail, which we did to add more adventure. there is also another way to... More

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Druskininkai, Lithuania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

An absolutely must see place. Like anything else on the island. Words can not describe it. Rent a car and just go there.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The location is absolutely stunning. It is a little bit of trek to get here. It's about a 30 to 45 minute steep climb. However, once you get here you will not be disappointed as the location is wonderful. Sand on the beach is a little disappointing and water is cold but I guess that's normal at this time of... More

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Dunaujvaros, Hungary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Lovely place because of the palm forrest in the background, After a walk in the forrest and a hike in the gorge, it is nice to have a swim in the sea.

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South Lyon, Michigan
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This beach is beautiful! You drive by the monastery to get here. It is a long hike down to the beach but well worth it. There is a small Taverna on the beach and plenty of shade if needed. The beach is very rocky so make sure to bring water shoes, you will walk through a small fresh water lagoon... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

One thing those the so called experts don't mention is the climb up the mountain after your visit. The beach is mostly rocky. A taverna actually refills water bottles and sell them as new. On the other hand if you want a good work out and bring your own water, go for it.

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Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Finding this place one has to follow monastery signs. Enterring the parking lot is charged by 2 €, from there you have to descend several rocky stairs, that is pretty steep and trains your footwear. On the top there is a brilliant view on the place. Uniqueness vests in a river meeting the sea, palms and beach. The palms along... More

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UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

such a beautiful oasis, however it's a long walk down the mountain on hundreds of steps and what goes down.... must come back up.Highly recommended but if you have knee or hip joint or lower limb problems I wouldn't chance it .

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Excellent, beautiful beach. Shade from tamarisk trees at the back of the beach really suited me! Worth walking through the palm forest to see more of the gorge.

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