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Istro Beach

Istron, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Istron
Type: Beaches
Description: This is a beach in the coast town of Istro, Crete Greece.
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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8 reviews 8 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
34 helpful votes 34 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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Newcastle upon Tyne
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118 reviews 118 reviews
65 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Lovely beach with what looks like complete sand underneath the waves but our son still managed to stand on the only spiny sea urchin for miles around! He was so unlucky as no-one was wearing swimshoes as there looked to be no need. The water is lovely and good fun swimming in the waves (not good for calm snorkelling). Small... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

A real gem of a beach. Cystal clear waters and golden sand. Voulisma (Golden) beach is highly regarded for a very good reason. Excellent!

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Bucharest, Romania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is the most beautiful beach we found in Crete. It has a nice white sand, clean, clear blue water, small and quiet. Is perfect for those who search for a calm and relaxing place and the view is amazing.

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