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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
71 helpful votes 71 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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63 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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35 helpful votes 35 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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Crete, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

The Voulisma Beach was exquisite and the water too clean. Lovely tavern and water sports were available until late afternoon

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Filderstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

It's one of these Cretan Beaches made of stones, so they brought some sand to make a sandy beach, but the sandy part is quite small. Still it's quite pleasant to be able to walk on sand and not on stones.

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