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40 chlm notia apo to Rethymno, Lefkogia, Crete 74060, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did not visit the actual beach or rhe palm grove because the climb up and down the mountain is really taxing. The views are amazing, though.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KMKstar
Reviewed 1 week ago

In April the car park is free, however we were surprised at how many cars were there on an overcast day. The path was a continuous flow of people, it must be a nightmare in the summer. Satnav did say you could drive to the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dearmans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little beach with lagoon for the kids to swim/ paddle in away from the waves. It was a little cold though in April! Nice walk upstream through the palm tree forest, though it was challenging in places due to storm damage. I imagine this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank J7984QXjonm
Reviewed February 12, 2019

such a lovely place to visit for relaxing and swimming...although when we visited that place there were a lot of bees.. we had been bitten :O

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Roxane E
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Come early in the morning - about 9 a.m. Park and start to go down to the breathtaking views! You can swim in the river and one minute after that - in the sea. You can take a walk at the palm forest. After 10...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Anitkaparakhina
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Very nice and original place. Hard to go there and back to car park(top of cliffs). Nice sandy rock beach with palm tree forest and nice river which going into mountains. Very reccomended.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Toms1984
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This beach is truly stunning and very unusual with the river flowing directly in from the mountains to the sea. We were here at the end of October on a lovely warm day. The beach was busy but not at all crowded. The sea was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank HeatherA730
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Preveli Beach is beautiful and a bit secluded. When going there, however, do not trust Google Maps when it tells you to go on to a dirt road when coming from Rethymno. It is unnecessary and will only save a few minutes, assuming you don't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Kyle H
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Took a boat from plakias to the beach, about 40 minutes cruise, 15 euro per person. The beach is nice but has a lot of wind which sometimes not so pleasant.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eran S
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

By far the most beautiful beach in southern Crete. The adjacent sweet water lake is a gem as well. Climb up and down steep trail well worth the effort.

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.