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Gerakas Bay

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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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Great beach to visit

Magnificent beach but regardless the national park area for the kareta kareta turtles, there should be toilets and showers the least

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Xrhstos K
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Magnificent beach but regardless the national park area for the kareta kareta turtles, there should be toilets and showers the least

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A stunning beach with white sand and turquoise sea. It is reached by a sloping road, so not great for the less mobile, but it is so worth a visit if you can. The beach is populated by turtles who nest there at certain times of the year and they put safeguards in place that mean you can't walk on... More 

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Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We went here right after some rain and thunder so it was really quiet there. Before entering the beach a lady told us to stay away from the back because of the turtle nests. She didn't sound really kind, but I think her English just isn't that good. The water was beautiful and the beach really clean. Too bad I... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

was a bit windy when i went there, but amazing clean sand - there were no algae or bits of rocks or shells - i just lied down on the shore and sunbathed without any towel :D beautiful scenery

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Lodeve, France
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

One of the most glorious beaches on Zante and if you turn left at the bottom of the steps past the umbrellas for about 500 m to the far end the there are lots of naturists - we were there yesterday ( 8 May 2015) and it was fabulous. Nothing commercial on the beach at all so take plenty of... More 

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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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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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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
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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
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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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Address: Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Zakynthos

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