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Address: , Plakias, Crete, Greece
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Unique and beautifu beach

Lovely location and very beautiful. You need to make an effort to get there - boat or partly by foot, so it seems a bit more special Able to get something to eat and drink so you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Morden
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Really depends what you want. If it to see the mouth of the gorge and climb mountains, then it is great. If you want to sunbathe, you will need to take your own umbrellas and mats. There is not much shade here.

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Sutherland Shire, Australia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My friend and I decided to take the bus to the car park area of this beach. It Looked beautiful as we were descending down the stairs but we were dissapointed that the sand was dark and dirty looking and there were a lot of people and children about. Nice, but definitely better beaches around!

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Belmont, California, United States
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

if you go to the area, you have to come here. Nice, very nice. To many families with kids though, lots of screaming on the beach.

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Réthimnon, Rethimni, Greece
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Preveli beach or palm trees beach is a magical place with so strong positive energy, which is impossible not to feel it!!! The palm trees all around the place and the river. Also, if you walk through this small paradise you will see small waterfalls with clear and cold waters from the mountains and the kourtaliotis gorge

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Lovely location and very beautiful. You need to make an effort to get there - boat or partly by foot, so it seems a bit more special Able to get something to eat and drink so you do not have to carry everything Do not like the sunbeds on the beach much - spoils the charms

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Valdagno, Italy
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Was nice the walk down with tremendous views but found the beach and water dirty and packed. Was really windy and no comfortable place to sit and relax. I'm glad we saw it but wouldn't make the effort to go again.

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Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

After a very long and hot walk to the beach, It was a joy to see the Palm Forest. It had been destroyed by a fire a few years ago, But now is a real treat. Some great photo opportunities and a large amount of shade and cold drinks to relax with make this an enjoyable venue for me. Great... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

It is worth climbing down to this beach and taking the walk through the palm forest up to the river Megalopotamo where you can have a refreshing splash. Yet the beach itself is not particularly exciting, because there are plenty of tourists and the water was a little dirty, with lots of sunscreen cream floating on surface. Two very cheeky... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very busy and spoilt by all the boat taxis. Much better to walk over to the carpark and carry on walking along the road for a few hundred meters and you will find a lovely beach all to yourselves.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We wanted to visit Palm Beach as shown in the Rough Guide to Crete. My husband was not keen for a long walk back up so took the road turning. Absolutely terrifying in an ordinary car . The road was just rock and a sheer drop on one side. Thankfully we did not meet many cars coming the other way... More 

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