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Address: Greece
Activities: Swimming
Description: Known for its wide stretch of sand and beautiful, warm waters, this bay is...
Known for its wide stretch of sand and beautiful, warm waters, this bay is one of the most popular beaches on the island.
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Pet friendly.

Took my dog for a swim and had a blast. The beach is empty and free to enter. I recommend it ..........................,,,

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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150 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Greek first
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  • Polish first
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English first
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Took my dog for a swim and had a blast. The beach is empty and free to enter. I recommend it ..........................,,,

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Wales
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Absolutely beautiful beach with awesome scenery well looked after as the turtles still nest here, not a lot here so take a packed lunch.

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Kista, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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271 reviews 271 reviews
42 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Excellent beach if you looking for a calm place. Sand chairs restaurant a bit away. Fantastic clear water. Lade is selling fruit for lunch. Very goods restaurants / bars 5 minutes walk from the beach. Highly recommended. Turtles nests are sharing beach with the visitors

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nice beach but unfortunately a lot of Russians making noise and walking over turtle nests areas. Also the water is very clear and you can see the turtle nests on thee beach, there is a turtle rescue center nearby where you can learn everything about the turtles.

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Hertfordshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Went to view Gerakas Bay beach after visiting the turtle sanctuary, very hot, secluded bay, you can see why the turtles nest there! Didn't go onto the beach and personally think it should be off limits and protected from tourism.

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Athens, Greece
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Access to the beach is down some stairs or a ramp. The way down can be tricky. Don't bring your umbrella as you can only use the umbrellas they have for a price and can go quickly so get there early. The toilet facilities and such are back up the ramp or stairs so not terribly convenient but still worth... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Shallow water and almost no waves - perfect for families with small kids. Sunbeds are quite expensive and beach closes at 8PM. Hope these money from sunbeds goes to protect turtles. Parking lot located 100 meters from the beach as well as taverns and local shops.

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Portishead, United Kingdom
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Gerakas is one of my favourite places in the world my wife and I have been going there on and off for the last twenty years. Unfortunately due to local greed and Government complacency and corruption the beach is being destroyed as a nest site for the Turtles . By all means enjoy the beach but please consider the turtles... More 

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Patras, Greece
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

this is the caretta caretta beach!The best beach in Zakynthos by far! beautiful calm sandy!! We rent an umbrella an we had good time. be careful you have to carry on your water there is no bar.

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London, United Kingdom
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410 reviews 410 reviews
250 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This beach is located at the most southern point of the island, called Cape of Gerakas. The beach is part of the National Marine Park. Gerakas beach is one of the most beautiful on the island with shallow turquoise waters combined with golden sand. The villagers have led a strong local initiative to maintain the natural beauty and ecological significance... More 

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