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Address: Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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A nice family stop

Stop there to visit the castle and it was a nice surprise to find as well a lovely beach. If you go at Frangokastello, you can enjoy the view on the castle from the beach as the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 18, 2016
Emilie G
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Horley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Great beach to swim, sun and relax. Can get windy, but not overcrowded with basic umbrellas and chaises.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Nice sandy beach with wonderful view to the castle, chairs and Parasol for 5 € , not too much people, dreaming beach.

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Horley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Stop there to visit the castle and it was a nice surprise to find as well a lovely beach. If you go at Frangokastello, you can enjoy the view on the castle from the beach as the visit does not give much more. Safe for the children, we all had a nice time there. the temperature of the water was... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Nothing to see, the castle has no boards to even read anything about it, lost our time, castle in heraklion is much better! Beach preveli is much better!) Better choose another place ti visit while you are on Crete, the road is hard with serpantins!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Soft sand and clear blue sea. Calm waters.Beach chairs and umbrellas available and a few restaurants nearby. Very quiet, no loud music or loud people!

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We were looking for a nudist beach, which this beach is not but found a small hole between the rocks to sunbathe nude. Clear water, hard sand which is nice to walk on. A very good taverna with great service on the middle of the beach. If you are terrified of hights do not go. I almost went to sit... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Only the courtyard of the castle is accessible by wheelchair. Good think we didn't have to pay entrance fee. Castle is small and after 10 min you have seen it. The beach isn't the best beach I would recommend other places. There is a big tavern but it's expensive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

This is a lovely beach which is clean and tidy. There a several cafes and tavernas along the stretch of beach. The life guards there seemed a bit too enthusiastic; they preferred it if no one was swimming in the sea as it presumably gave them less work. It's a huge beach so there's loads of space.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

When it is big wave on north part of the Crete, the south is calm! 5 euro to rent umbrella and sun bed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Perfect place for relax. Nice beach crystal waters and easy to find an umbrella. Spectacular view at mountains. You can find also restaurants, 5 minutes away, for lunch

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