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Beautiful and clear waters

We had a peaceful interesting walk to get here. Lots of fishermen in their boats on the way! The... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
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Sheltered bay, safe bathing

Water can be chilly due to the 2 rivers at either end of the bay but water is clean. Good for... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
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“cold water”(7 reviews)
“captains bar”(2 reviews)
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.A quiet, sandy beach, shallow water, great for children, with 2 beach bars and groups of sun beds. With rivers at either end of the sheltered cove, the beach is known locally as the "cold beach". You can work out why!You can also walk up the small...more
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We had a peaceful interesting walk to get here. Lots of fishermen in their boats on the way! The water was so clear extremely cold in parts but a beautiful sandy cove.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank florenceCheshire
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Water can be chilly due to the 2 rivers at either end of the bay but water is clean. Good for children as it is shallow for a long way.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jazzers45
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Great Beach. I was running from Anemos Luxury Grand Resort to the Church every morning without shoes.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thor77777777
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Kalivaki beach is best at the location of Kalivaki appartments. There’s a nice taverna and a beach with water dept specially suited for small childs. The more you come near the river that comes into the sea the colder the water. So you can choose...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank gurt65
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Great location basic tasty local greek food making very good place for breakfast and lunch can recommend the mossaka in particular ..Warm welcome from Dimitri and great service by Manolis..well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NancyMcWilliams
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

A sandy beach with crystal clear water that chills you on a hot summer day, yet in its depths, warm stream of water wraps around your feet. Its a must feel.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jelena P
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We came by Kalyvaki beach on a boat trip from Rethymno. The water is fairly cold due to a nearby river sending cold freshwater into the sea, making the first 10 cm off water cold. Apart from that it is a really nice place to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Scubadoo2013
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This beach is essential of you need a little peace and quiet.. Excellent water and nice size of the small beach.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank christinebaadsgaard
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I and my family were visiting the beach bar 2 consequent years with other family friends and children. Once some staff's friends arrived at the "rush" hour and wanted to have first line umbrella, though the first line was fully occupied, they forced us (four...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank yana g
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Another stunning beach on this part of the island. Some water sports Refreshments Lovely little bay Clean beaches Car parking. Nice place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank northants90
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Response from NomadicTraveller7 | Reviewed this property |
The 2 respondents are correct. It is a very nice beach and there is a small hotel at the far end. There is also a nice beach bar and a separate taverna.