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“buy drinks”(3 reviews)
“free sunbeds”(4 reviews)
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Apokoronas, Crete 730 03, Greece
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All reviews small harbour buy drinks free sunbeds plenty of sunbeds water sports safe bathing families and couples sea view ample parking shade tavernas village shallow ideal chania
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Free sunbeds everywhere - just buy a drink or have lunch in the adjacent taverna. The beach near the little fishing harbour tends to be more sheltered and is only a couple of minutes further to walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PandYUk
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Nice beach. Most bars offer free sunbeds if you buy a drink. Lots of choices to eat. Shallow for kids. Plenty of free parking around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IAN B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Blue flag, free parking, changing cubicles, showers, and if you buy a drink from any of the numerous tavernas you get free use of sun beds and parasol all day. Golden sand, lifeguard and crystal sea all add up to the perfect beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dinsull226
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a super beach resort with great facilities for all. The sea is clear and shallow with no rocks or pebbles to speak of so great for families. All along you will find lovely beach bars and tavernas. There is a little harbour and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mazza1253
Reviewed September 23, 2018

First time in Crete but very impressed where we were. clean, quiet, relaxing everything you need to getaway from the stress and hassle of everyday life

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BAZ19601981
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

At the end of Kalyves Beach, the Banana bar nestles in the shallow end of the sea. The very rude staff told me that i would have to pay 5 euros to occupy a sunbed and that was before i put all my stuff down....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Sunbeds are free in many places along the beach if you use the restaurants, sea vey shallow at the far end of the beach, on this beach you can get a massage do try it as we did.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SteveTheRanger
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We loved this beach in Kalyves, great swimming, sand for building castles and well serviced by bars and tavernas. If you buy drinks/food you can use the sunbeds for the day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jofrance99
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Clean ocean and good restaurants. Free sunbeds if you buy food and drinks. Excelent for both families with kids and couples!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ossa24
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Lovely sand and gently sloping sea, ideal for the kids. Plenty of sunbeds (often free to taverna customers), space and shade. A really good selection of tavernas with excellent food and drink. Ample parking and the town shops close by. Spent 3 days at this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martyn D
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August 16, 2018|
Response from BAZ19601981 |
4 floors lifts and ramps
July 16, 2018|
Response from joshrose1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes its ok, not the best. But the next town along (Almyrida) is great for snorkelling, although there is a small harbour on the right, if you go the other side of that it’s amazing. Or to the left of the bay is also... More