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Preveli Beach

Address: Lefkogia, Crete, Greece
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Budapest, Hungary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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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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Hawkins, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We traveled over to Preveli beach this week and I thought a couple of comments might help others headed that way. There's some confusion regarding the names, Preveli Beach, and Palm Beach. It would seem that the two are one and the same, and the signs that lead you there are posted together. Whether you are headed there from Plakias... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Just beautiful. Great walk along the gorge to the beach, and a nice dip in the water is perfect reward at the end of it. Picturesque palms and the bluest water!

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