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Frangokastello Beach

Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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Great location for a swim

Overshadowing the beach is the historical Castle of Frangokastello. You can choose to sit under the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mani B
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Good and clean

Nice and clean beach in front of the castle We had a nice time at Fragkokastello The castle is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christina k
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“nice beach” (13 reviews)
“warm sea” (4 reviews)
Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Overshadowing the beach is the historical Castle of Frangokastello. You can choose to sit under the umbrellas at the beach and pay for each chair or sit at the tavern 30 metres away and sit in the shade and have a cold drink and have...More

Thank Mani B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice and clean beach in front of the castle We had a nice time at Fragkokastello The castle is the only place to see

Thank Christina k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful beach under the old castle... Seabeds and umbrellas that you pay, but a lot of free space to put your stuff and be alone... A interesting picturesque to swim. Last days of June was fantastic idea for vacation. No so many people...

Thank Penny A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The water is clear (as all the beaches in the South of Crete). This beach is great for kids the water is shallow and there is sand for the kids to play. Ofcourse the castle adds to the surounding. There is a cafe nearby for...More

Thank bunny76happy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you park by the castle and walk down the steps, you discover a long beach stretching out in front of you with water to your left. As you make your way down the beach you discover that this is a sandy spit reaching out...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enormous beach, loads of unoccupied sun loungers etc, even a lonely shower amidst the beach. On windy days, probably onky for the brave but stunning setting with sea on both sides of the sandspit

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm clear turquoise water, soft sand with a Taverna right on the beach offering some welcome shade lovely.

Thank vicky499
Reviewed June 7, 2017

We hit jackpot with this beach on our first day in Crete. So we drove from the north of the island for about 1.15h and weren't disappointed! You can park by the castle for free and walk down a small set of steps to the...More

2  Thank James C
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Its nice after hiking Imbros gorge to swim in this beach and relax. Its close by exit and easier if you book it as an excursion. Be careful to have hats and water with you because there is no shadow on the beach only if...More

Thank George T
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

A really nice uncrowded beach with sun loungers, umbrellas (€5 hire). Good safe swimming and snorkelling. Nice little taverna selling basic meals and good fresh fish

Thank Tony G
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