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Preveli Beach

40 chlm notia apo to Rethymno, Lefkogia, Crete 74060, Greece
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40 chlm notia apo to Rethymno, Lefkogia, Crete 74060, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beach in the south of Crete has awesome views! You have to climb down some stairs and it might be difficult for elderly people but definitely worth the effort. As far as the beach is concerned it is a bit too full of people...More

Thank Ivo_Lucio
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am writing this review sitting on the beach trying to gather the energy to climb back the giant mountain of slippery stones, back to the parking slot. The climb down is tedious and dangerous. The beach is not sandy. It is made of tiny...More

Thank ramona2day
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing adventurous day at Preveli beach. This hidden gem of Crete is one of the top things to visit. Get the stairs down to the beach (15' hike), reserve your shadow spot under one of the beautiful trees and definitely don't miss...More

Thank Raffaella G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Preveli Beach is very big, with white sand and very cold, clear and clean waters. Amazing view and the scene with the river and the palm trees gives an exotic taste. Lots of people lying down between the palm trees and swimming in the river....More

Thank Eugenia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there ther on an August day. It is close to Rethymano (less than 1 hour of drive through small villages and canyons). Parking is big and well organized. Then you have to go down for arround 15 minutes to the beach through arround...More

Thank Dudu T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on an excursion to the beach by Iakovos travel agency. We were taken by a bus to the Damnoni beach and then transferred by a boat to the Preveli beach. The beach itself is nothing special, but the palm forest nearby is really...More

Thank Branka O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are heaps of locals that come here. But when we went is wasn't too crowded and there was heaps of shade under the trees on the beach. There is also a palm tree plantation that you can walk through and you can get some...More

Thank forensic93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful location but not good if you are looking for a relaxing beach day, very long hike for a rocky beach. Annoying also that a lot of boats were docking on the shore taking a lot of space and making a lot of noise....More

Thank Enea S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Trip was excellent quided by Barbara !! And perfect day.First to see the mountains and waterfalls and then snorkeling in river arouded with palm trees !

Thank 555riikkah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to visit Prevail Beach as it was described in Lonely Planet as one of the best beaches on Crete. In our first attempt we parked in the car park at the top and climbed half way down the cliff, at which point we...More

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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.