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Address: Istron, Crete, Greece
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This is a beach in the coast town of Istro, Crete Greece.

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Postcard-perfect!!!

Great water and sand, lots of sun umbrellas. A few meters away, no umbrellas and few people...but same great water!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 21, 2015
Fi T
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Great water and sand, lots of sun umbrellas. A few meters away, no umbrellas and few people...but same great water!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Beach is beautiful and the water is nice... but way too crowded. Hardly had a place to lay down, really sad actually. Wouldn't go here again. Chrissi Island is a better alternative!

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Think this beach is the one signposted 'Panteleimon beach' ??? It was our favourite as it wasn't as busy as Voulisma beach. There is no snackbar but there are supermarkets nearby to stock up for your visit. Sunbeds and a brolly 7euros. Plenty of space. Beautiful sea, beach pebbly but lovely once you're in the water. Good for snorkelling -... More 

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Thank Scoobylou_2014
Castronno, Italy
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Wonderful sandy peeble beach. Sun umbrella and sunbed available . Nice crystal water. Easy to reach from the road

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Thank guidolo
Dorset, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beach clean and in very good condition. A little unstable for those with walking difficulties as the sand slips away under your feet.

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Thank huishjane
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The water here is just so beautiful. The water was perfect for a swim and we just din't want to get out. Unfortunately we could only spend one afternoon here.

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Thank Viral S
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The sea is simply beautiful! However, if you want to get into to the water, you will need to step across stones for the first few meters.

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Thank Alex K
Athens
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157 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Golden sand, turquoise waters, perfect scenery, showers, sun beds and umbrellas... what more should you ask for? I just love the colour of the waters in this beach! Definitely worth swimming there!

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Thank CreteBlue
Leeds, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A few pebbles to contend with here long section of beach with scrub land at the west end and a small church at the east end. Toilets Available in good order .... Canteen not open ... sun beds etc if required payable local rate, Access from main road roughly in the center of the village down a small tarmac twisting... More 

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Thank castle1_10
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to voulisma beach in Istro, which was a sandy beach to our surprise. Also the beach is serviced, so you can relax at your sun bed and will bring you your coffee.

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