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Address: Heraklion, Crete, Greece

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Great location with affordable cafés

In search of a place to lounge along the beach, we set off to Ammoudara beach on a windy Cretian afternoon. The cafés along the beach mostly offer free beach lounge chairs, wind... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

In search of a place to lounge along the beach, we set off to Ammoudara beach on a windy Cretian afternoon. The cafés along the beach mostly offer free beach lounge chairs, wind screens and service while you lounge. Since the seemingly never-relenting wind proved too much for us to bear, we set off toward the small town streets in... More 

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Baddesley Ensor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Not what I expected the photos were much nicer than the actual beach it was not very clean and very windy which whipped up the sand but if you like surfing or any other water sports it was ideal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Wonderful spot with fab taverna for breakfast or lunch. Right on the beach front. The sand is beautiful. Only a short walk to Agios Nicolas. By bus, by car or walking this spot in wonderful eastern Crete is well worth the visit.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Crete has many lovely beaches. The Amoudara beach seems to be about 20 meters from the hotel to the water. At the east end you reach the city of Heraklion and on the west end the electric power plant (can you say "eyesore"?!?). There seems to be a bit of trash that washes up from the sea, and at least... More 

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waterford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The Pop Inn,is a must for all visitors to Ammudara in Crete. Its run by Nicos,a very friendly fellow,who speaks excellent English,some German,and gets by with the rest! Its a delightful place that opens about 8 pm (ish) until -- can't remember!! His beers are cold,his chat is friendly and his customers love him!. He serves Pizzas that are specially... More 

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West Midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

beach is very beautiful and clean - clear waters and great for swimming enjoyed walking from hotel straight to the beach and having a refreshing morning swim

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We went to the beach. Very clean and well organised by staff. Two beautiful days allowed us to have a dip which was refreshing. Later in the evening we saw the sun set. I've seen many sun sets around the world and this one was also an amazing experience. Absolutely loved every moment.

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yeovil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

lovely,plenty of sun beds and parasols.unrushed beach and very clean.flags to guide you as to when and when not to swim

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Two euros on bus number 6 from Heraklion gets you to a number of footpaths leading to the sea at Amoudara, which is an area rather than a destination. Get off the bus just after Creta Beach resort and look for the LOTOS sign. We found Lotos Taverna the best bet for food and drink and sun loungers. There was... More 

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Crete, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Ammoudara beach is also next to Agios Nikolaos ...more clean and cosi place!!There are also very nice restaurants and hotels

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Address: Address: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion

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