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Preveli Beach

40 chlm notia apo to Rethymno, Lefkogia, Crete 74060, Greece
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“palm forest” (46 reviews)
“unpaved road” (5 reviews)
“fresh water” (11 reviews)
40 chlm notia apo to Rethymno, Lefkogia, Crete 74060, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

lovely mix of sea water and a river. ok tavern, lots of shade. good hike through palm forest. nice rock climbing and swimming. beautiful scenery and in off season not too crowded

Thank Alex05Basel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is incredible. Views overlooking the beach had me hopeful as it looked stunning. It took us about 40 minutes of walking down the unpaved rocky path from the parking lot next to the monastery to get there, but it was worth every second...More

Thank Mikael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pretty excited about this beach after reading so much reviews on it. Be prepared to hike down via a rocky pavement to the beach area. Views are fabulous from the top but I have to be honest to say there are many better...More

1  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular view over the beach if you walk in from the car park! It is a bit of a walk so wear good shoes and be ready to tackle lots of slippy stairs and uneven rock. We visited on a day after a bit of...More

Thank lesleypt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think it is the most beautiful beach that I have seen ever. We were driving through Kourtaliotiko Gorge. The last kilometers were really hard to drive as the road was really hard. Probably we did not take the best route (views were great but...More

Thank Imre-Gustav V
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

There is a little trail where you can go from the beach to the old bridge to cross the river and go back on the other side. We need around 3 hours for the way around. But we are not the fastes one :)

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Like the reviews say, Preveli is beautiful but hard to get to - a long walk down with precarious steps from the parking place at the top of the cliff beyond the monastery. But...there is a much easier way as shown on Google maps (for...More

Thank africaguy
Reviewed March 20, 2017

On our offroad-Jeep trip we discovered the Preveli Beach. Its one of the most beatiful beaches in southern Crete. Looking into the interior of the country, there is the Grand River with a large colony of date palm trees, which give the landscape a sense...More

Thank Judith H
Reviewed February 25, 2017

It has a good beach and palm trees, we had heard. I had also heard that there was a road that now went close to Preveli which started right by the taverna beside the pond and the beautiful old Venetian bridge on the road to...More

2  Thank MinibusTransfer
Reviewed December 30, 2016

My husband and I found a sunny day in December to visit the beach, and we were not disappointed. The walk down to the beach is, as others point out, steep (and certainly not for those with mobility issues). But the view is stunning the...More

1  Thank Merin G
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Hi! Could You tell please, what is the name of this little taverna which is directly on Palm Beach ( access only by foot or by boat )- thank you!
June 10, 2016|
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Response from Joerg O | Reviewed this property |
Hallo,i am sorry.I so Not remember the Name.But it is the only one an that beach.If you look for anotherone you have to cross the hill east and Go to the next beach.i think there arme more facilities.good Lücke.