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Address: Lefkogia, Crete, Greece
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$75*
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Magic place.

South of Rethymno is the palm forest a wonderfull place to stay for a few days.The access to the beach and forest is a little athlon cause you have to going down walking through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Dimitris S
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81 reviews 81 reviews
31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

South of Rethymno is the palm forest a wonderfull place to stay for a few days.The access to the beach and forest is a little athlon cause you have to going down walking through the path rocks and stones.Access with car or moto is impossible cause you have to park your car or your moto above (its a parking place)... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The beach is it small, however it has something suggestive. Not easy to go and the wind .... but a viewing wonderful.

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Budapest, Hungary
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104 reviews 104 reviews
20 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Arriving to this place after a long drive in the hot weather, we were really disappointed! When you see the pictures anywhere, or you ask people on the island, they say it is very nice, beautiful, it seems having white sandy beach with its fresh water river and oasis with palm trees. Reality: the last 15 kms of driving is... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Spent a summer end greece 1 years a go we when to prevail beach ... the road to get there is a little bit scary but when you got there and you see the ocean it take your breath away its just amazing spot to go and crete really recommend ... bring a lot of water because its not cheap... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The beach itself is nothing special and may be overcrowded, however it has something suggestive. The small hill overlooking the shoreline is a great point for amazing pictures.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A bit of a hike to get down to the beach but definitely worth it. The beach has crystal clear water and the palm trees make it seem very exotic. We walked in the palm forest and saw turtles in the river.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Extrem clear water, white sand, shallow water, some rocks, not too much umbrellas, I liked the mountains in the background, parking at this time of year possible near the beach.

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful beach with the opportunity to swim in the sea and also fresh water within a couple of hundred yards in the same area. Downfall is that if you do not go there by boat it is a very steep climb up steps and over the rocks to get to the beach.

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Rethymnon, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

An absolutely magical place! You go down a few steps, and then you see a stunning beach with a river and sever palm trees! For a moment there I though that I was in an exotic place far from Europe!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

dive in the cold water of the river rest under the trees and then dive in the blue water of the sea the long way up and down is the prise you have to pay as a ticket to paradise

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