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Istro Beach

Address: Istron, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Istron
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: This is a beach in the coast town of Istro, Crete Greece.
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: This is a beach in the coast town of Istro, Crete Greece.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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Athens
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126 reviews 126 reviews
49 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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Leeds, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
42 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Very beautiful sea colour, still warm water in late October, nice sandy beach. A bit of litter in places I'd say. We've only met some 10-15 people there in low season.

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Ashover, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Just got back from Crete on holiday. So happy we found this beach! Recommended. Clean, children friendly, quiet, close to bars and restaurants.

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Looe, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Found this beach after visiting Agios Nicoloas for the last 12 years. Great surf the only place I know on Bay of Mirabello with surf to 6' high. Kids loved as did we all. The beach bar at the back is good value and a girl patrols the beach taking orders and delivers same to your sun bed. Will definitely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

White sand, turquoise waters & not too crowded. Vulisma Beach was by far the best beach that side of the island & well worth the drive from Elounda.

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TORONTO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The most amazing water. So clear and calm and amazing colour. Sand gets really hot in August and facilities (toilet) are limited, but we still drove there almost every day of our vacation even if for just a short swim and even though we were staying in a 5 star resort with access to 2 beaches. The views are breathtaking.I... More 

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