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Kedrodasos Beach

Kissamou-Elafonisiou | Innachorio, Kissamos, Crete 73012, Greece
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Heaven

This is heaven for naturalists & hippies. Others might find it too small, to niche, too boring, no... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2017
einshem
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Jerusalem, Israel
Unspoiled

This is a beautiful wild and unspoiled beach, that is not so popular thanks to the nearby Elafonisi... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
Anton A
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One of the best beaches in Chania prefecture, quite untouched and unexplored. Many travelers use the area around the beach as a free camping spot. It is actually a cedar forest next to the beach. It is also a favorite beach for naturists. The road up to Elafonisi is quite good and then you need to take a non asphalt road for about 10 minutes. Then you also need to take a walk path for another 15-20 minutes. No matter the time you will need to go there, it's sure that you will enjoy that unique beach.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“juniper trees” (6 reviews)
“desert island” (2 reviews)
“cedar forest” (2 reviews)
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Kissamou-Elafonisiou | Innachorio, Kissamos, Crete 73012, Greece
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

This is heaven for naturalists & hippies. Others might find it too small, to niche, too boring, no facilities at all. a little hike to get to from the nearest place reachable by car which by itself includes a little drive on non-asphalt road (no...More

1  Thank einshem
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This is a beautiful wild and unspoiled beach, that is not so popular thanks to the nearby Elafonisi which takes most of the turist crowds. It has fine sand and natural shade from juniper trees.

1  Thank Anton A
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

After balos another paradise. Bring your snorkels ,cameras, gopros for some great pics and videos. Organize you full day here because there is so much to do and see. Wait for the incredible sunset. Lots of beach and water to explore. The access path is...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Just please..!!! DO NOT CUT BRUNCHES... Kedros tree needs them to absorb humidity and feed itself.. They are very old and rare trees on the sand... I was sooooo unhappy seeing all those handicap trees by unconscious people.. They are killing the forest..!!! And one...More

1  Thank Athena G
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The most beautiful beach with yellow/pink sand, and beautiful clear blue/turquoise sea. Lots of little rocky bays . Perfect for snorkelling with many different varieties of fish. Access is approximately ten minutes along an unmade road to the (spacious) car park, then down a steep...More

1  Thank TarkanFan
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

ITS A MUST SEE BEACH!!the best,nicest,most beautiful in Crete!!its a hidden paradise. There is nothing there ( no shower, no toalett, no bar ) nothing, only just the perfect nature ! The wather is crystal clear,the sand is amazing...its perfection!!! You have to take drinks...More

1  Thank 462zsuzsannab
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Walked to this lovely beach from overcrowded Elafonnisi beach. I am 77 and it took 40 minutes from Elafonnisi parking (east end). You need good shoes to follow the path eastwards, it is a walking route marked with yellow markers and piles of stones (...More

2  Thank Kefi74
Reviewed September 1, 2017

If you want to visit one of the most beautiful beach in Crete, then you have to go to this place! Free parking, worse trip down to the beach, but it is worth it! It is a place where you cannot buy anything and the...More

1  Thank Pavlína D
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

It is hidden away and it took us a while to find it but it is probably the best beach I've ever been to. Clean and quiet, a Cretan welcomed me to "heaven" on our way down.

1  Thank Fitsum T
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Kedrodasos is not a popular beach to the tourist because is well hidden from the locals. Is next to Elafonisi and i accidentally discovered when i was in the area. You find a place for park your car and you have to follow the path...More

1  Thank Kyriakos B
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rhobbc
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Response from Thomas_KKK |
You need a car. And one with a good ground clearence if you can eftort it. It is a bit secluded, which is why it is so unspoiled. Get your hands on a good roadmap and stick to the southern coastline from Elafonissi.
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