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Falassarna Beach

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Address: Falassarna, Crete, Greece
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a piece of heaven

what can i say about this place only that heaven must be like this blue crystal waters, golden sand,endles beach,fool of energy a blesed place to be

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My review can only be based on our experience on the day we went. Location looked impressive and the beach was massive, that was the positive. Once we parked our car & started walking to the beach we were literally blown away by the winds, the sand being blown into our eyes and bodies were cutting us & very painful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what can i say about this place only that heaven must be like this blue crystal waters, golden sand,endles beach,fool of energy a blesed place to be

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Rowlands Castle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Good for swimming, nice sand, attractive rocks. Plenty of rocks. Several good tavernas. Reasonably warm water.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

This amazing beach is 45min drive from Agia Marina and around an hour drive from Chania Town. Located on the Western Crete, Falasarna attracts hundreds of tourists during on and off season. The water colors are beautiful, reflecting all shades of blue. The view from the scenic points are top notch! We visited the beach in the middle of October... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I am from Brazil and i love the Brazilian Coast but i must say that the Cretan Coast is almost more beautiful than our. Actually, speaeking about Sao Paulo (state) Coast, Creta is much better hahaha. So, i there is this hikking path between Balos e Falassarna which has a amazing view! This beach is perfect for familys because the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We rented a car in advance at the port is Souda which gave us maximum usage of our time . The drive from Chania has easy to follow signs. We used a place I found on line Auto club rent a car. They had someone meet us at the boat. The car was clean and drove great. We arranged everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Golden sand, wide beach, clear water - but very quickly becomes deep, carefully with a small child - big waves. Good access by public transport or car from Chania . October temperature - 30°. Pub on the beach.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The drive down to Falssarna looks onto a large expanse of greenhouses which seem out of place by the sea. It doesn't put you in the holiday mood.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Wonderful blue waters and pink sand among rocks. We went end of season and it was very quiet. it was a windy day and there was quite a bit of sand blasting to dodge - but lovely nontheless.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this village, great people very helpful, delicious food, and amazing view but the water is really cold.

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