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Lunch at the beach

If you ever go to sfakia this is a must visit place! The beach is a bit cold but the restaurant has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spyros M
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If you happen to be in Loutro, don't miss this

We went quite early in the morning (we arrived around 10:30) and it was wise, since at that point... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
Matteo B
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Berlin, Germany
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“sweet water” (2 reviews)
“sweetwater” (3 reviews)
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Loutro, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you ever go to sfakia this is a must visit place! The beach is a bit cold but the restaurant has great service and tasteful food! The owner there is friendly and the staff are good too. The food is tasteful, cheap and raki...More

Thank Spyros M
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We went quite early in the morning (we arrived around 10:30) and it was wise, since at that point the beach was still almost empty and we could pick the spot we preferred. An umbrella with two beach loungers comes at 6.50€ per day, even...More

3  Thank Matteo B
Reviewed July 16, 2016

We took the regular ferry departing 11:00 am from Loutro and the ride costs 4 EUR one way. You an return to Loutro at 17:00 pm or to Hora Sfakia at 17:30 pm. The beach was perfect for couples or families with children. Because of...More

1  Thank papillonAnkara
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Worth the effort to go. We took a water taxi (be careful of return time, the water taxi people aren't always clear and you could get left behind, only to pay 40€ for a private ride) and thoroughly enjoyed the day. The taverna is great...More

1  Thank heather m
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Sweetwater is a very special place, this was our third visit, the last time being in 2009 so we were keen to find out what if anything had changed. The answer was not much, thankfully. The taverna is excellent, really friendly and welcoming staff and...More

Thank Balgarvie
Reviewed June 15, 2016

This beach is mainly accessible on foot as it is part of the main trail across SOuthern creek. One part is nudist, the other is not, but there is enough space for everybody. Useful taverna at one end of it. Great for beach-lovers.

1  Thank JFLR187198
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We love this place! Other reviews say it all really. It's such a chilled out calm place to be. The beach itself is part of a major hiking footpath so serious walkers in all their boots and rucksacks march past the dozing naturists.

Thank yantofram
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The Bay is a lovely place to visit and a very pleasant walk from Loutro, but a bit more demanding from Hora Svakia. The beach is split in two for naturists and the rest and the taverna there is excellent for local dishes or just...More

Thank billyt777
Reviewed March 6, 2016

When staying at Sweetwater beach it is great to have this taverna with good food & drink in the shade. Always filled up, but a seat is provided when required. Fish swimming underneath gives good entertainment. Nice staff!

Thank LivS41
Reviewed October 12, 2015

From the crystal clear sea water to the Mermaid taverna this idyllic beach is a must. Try the Fakies (lentil soup) and sip a glass of local wine while Georgios entertains all comers with his cretan wit. You will come back...it's heaven. Clothing optional on...More

Thank Kirsten P
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