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Most beautiful beach in Crete

Elafonisi and Balos are unbelievable but there are, unfortunately, a lot of people, instead in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paocuscianna
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Matera, Italy
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Clean and beautiful

Very near to Chania compared to other beaches in the south, always find a place to sit and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aurelie M
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Falassarna, Crete 73400, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elafonisi and Balos are unbelievable but there are, unfortunately, a lot of people, instead in Falassarna everything is more beautiful than how it is in reality because there are few people and so you can spend at better your time there. Obviously I recommend you...More

Thank paocuscianna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very near to Chania compared to other beaches in the south, always find a place to sit and surprisingly clean despite the crowd! One of the cons that the food on the seaside was not that good, actually cheap

Thank Aurelie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elafonissi it is supposed to be the best beach in Crete, but it is quite far if you are based in the north of Crete and you only get there by crossing a... complicated road through the mountains. We went to Falassarna instead because my...More

Thank SpanishPostman
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Best beach in that area and there is a cool beach bar also! The water is clear and the sand is fine! Check it out!

Thank Max C
Reviewed December 30, 2017

One of the best beaches in Greece. We enjoyed our holidays in Chania and we visited Falassarna because some locals told us.They were absolutely right!!!! The beach was perfect and the sunset there was amazing!!!

Thank Michael P
Reviewed December 4, 2017

If you go right to the end of the beach, close to the 'Falasarna Tavern' and park (or drop of at the bus as it turns round there) there is a lovely walkway through trees down to the beach. There are several shallow pools in...More

Thank Ollerbarrow
Reviewed November 17, 2017

The color of the water is wonderful but we were not lucky, it was too windy and i had to guard my kids. couldn't stay there for long. I recommend to see the place in case u in Chania district.

Thank Malkhazi
Reviewed November 14, 2017

We took the local bus from Gerani till Falassarna Beach on a hote August day. The bus service worked excellently and there is no need to go on a more expensive charter tour. The main tip I would give anyone going here is NOT TO...More

Thank NillaJ
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We've been here in the middle of november and had this dream beach completely to ourselves. Blue water, sandy beach, great waves - just awesome. In summer, it surely is very packed.

Thank Brigitte K
Reviewed November 4, 2017

At first I visited ancient Falassarna and I can recommend it. Then I walked over the different beaches and some had pink sand. You have to notice that the lonely beaches the closest at the Ancient town are for naturists. But if you walk further...More

Thank NicciBr
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wpbtraveler3858
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Sandony | Reviewed this property |
We took it easy and it was just over one hour on a very good road
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LenaMi
September 21, 2017|
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Response from CapeTurning | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the bus stops right at the beach
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Alina S
September 6, 2017|
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Response from svpo10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are places to buy snacks and drinks at Falassarna and very nice and inexpensive taverna To Kuoma at the central part of the beach. At Efalonissi I would advice to take smth with you to the beach.
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