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Charming place, Everybody can find right place for oneself. Being there , you must visit this place!

Reviewed November 26, 2018
janrad11
Not perfect but awesome

We nearly had this beach to ourselves in early November. The sun’s warmth was splendid even though... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Kwf1958
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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...more
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Kissamou-Elafonisiou | Innachorio, Kissamos, Crete 73012, Greece
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

Charming place, Everybody can find right place for oneself. Being there , you must visit this place!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank janrad11
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We nearly had this beach to ourselves in early November. The sun’s warmth was splendid even though temperatures were only about 21°C and the water was a bit warmer. Brisk and refreshing for a dip would be an accurate description. Once you got in it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kwf1958
Reviewed October 19, 2018

All people coming to this side of Crete go to Elafonissi. Wonderful beach, sure, but you have to arive there at 8:00 to understand why it is incredible, otherwise you will not enjoy. Here, you couldbe alone, or with few people. And the see is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Aragorn983
Reviewed October 8, 2018

swimming in supremely clear, aquamarine water, ample sand and shade, beautiful surroundings, light visitor traffic....

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 3waytieforlast
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Yes it is a gorgeous beach, however as others have noted be prepared to see 'naked bodies' and if you go up the sand dunes a bit to get some shade under the trees you will see huge areas where people have used as a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank britgreekkiwi
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This beach is really a beautiful gem with clean waters. After crossing Elafonisi you may drive ten minutes on unpaved road. It is not difficult, but then you have to descend by walking for another 15 minutes to the beach. The road is easy and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tankju-ta
Reviewed September 24, 2018

They told us after elafonisi if we want to see an amazing beach to go there! That was the best tip in our tour in Crete!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ambevera545
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Involves driving through some tough road. But when you reach it it's a gem. Not a lot of people in September. Also you can loose your clothes and nobody bothers.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank turbut1
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Is exactly as the title describes it . Locals, campers and unconscious tourists leave or lose their garbage there so it stays forever.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Vassilis M
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Probabily not yet known by all, this beach is superlative! You'll find nothing than the sea and the beach, in a special coreografy! Less people than Elafonisi but is not so easy to reach with the car due to the road

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlessandroAQ
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rhobbc
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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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