Iguana Beach

Iguana Beach, Agii Apostoli: Address, Phone Number, Iguana Beach Reviews: 4/5

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Iguana Beach in Agioi Apostoli is located three kilometers west of the city of Chania. It is situated a few meters of the road from Chania to Platanias – and next to the Golden Beach. It is a beautiful beach, very popular for both locals and foreign visitors due to its close proximity to the town of Chania, the golden sand and the crystal clear waters. In the area of Agioi Apostoli, there is also a large number of restaurants, rooms for rent and newly built hotels for your accommodation.
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Tony
26 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
The beach is enclosed with hills each side but still a cool breeze. Water is very clean and calm. Has bathrooms, showers a nice bar. The beds costs €5 for the whole day and the guys in charge of them are very nice and polite. They had paddles boats for rent. Massage offered there too. etc Great beach.
Written September 3, 2020
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Iordache S
Vejle, Denmark88 contributions
Jul 2020 • Couples
Great sandy beach with clear waters. Definitely better than the beaches close to Chania like Neo Chora. It has a small beach bar that also does some sandwiches. The beach is quiet and you can definitely have a nice relaxing day under the ☀️.
Written July 27, 2020
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ine-888
Harwich, UK35 contributions
Oct 2014 • Couples
It costs 7.50 euros to hire 2 sun beds and an umbrella. Initially this seemed a bit steep but definitely worth every cent. The beach is very clean, set in a beautiful bay. There are numerous toys, books and games which you can use for free. The use of toilet is free, which is very nicely decorated and kept very clean.
There also is a little snackbar on site where one day I had the best cheese burger I've ever tasted and the next day a lovely tuna salad. A very good atmosphere all round, very suitable for adults and children.
Written October 19, 2014
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Joth
New York City, NY59 contributions
Sandy beach on a lovely cove with good beach goers' facilities.
Disappointing because of an apparent double standard on the part of the beach chair/umbrella rental charge, a lower price for the Greek speaking/native customer and a higher charge for foreign speaking folks.
Written August 10, 2014
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Usjes
Dublin8 contributions
Jun 2014 • Solo
This has it all, changing rooms, very clean toilets (but be warned they are squat toilets), freshwater showers and a restaurant to buy food/drinks. It was a couple of euros (dont remember exactly) for a lounger + umbrella for the day. It is a small enough beach but I arrived at about 2 pm near the end of June and still I had no problem getting a lounger but maybe it gets busier in high season, but there are a couple of other beaches less than 5mins walk to either side of it if it does fill up. It also seemed very safe. I was travelling alone and so brought a waterproof wallet to keep my cash with me while I swam but left everything else in my bag on my lounger and I suspect my cash would have been fine there too.
One fault I would have is that their website is not specific enough about how to get there. The specifics are:
Take the number 21 bus from 1866 square in the centre of Chania town. The bus run roughly every 20 minutes all the way up to midnight (but is less frequent on Sundays). The stop you want is Agio Apostoli (you can look at this on street view on google maps to get a better idea of where you are going). It takes less than 15mins to get there.
Written June 30, 2014
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Nick S
London, UK287 contributions
Oct 2014 • Couples
We stopped off at this beach (which seemed to have been rebranded as 'Sunset Beach') on our last day, on our way to the airport. It was the perfect 'final swim' - a wonderful experience to leave Crete on a high.

The water is clear and shallow (great for kids) before getting gradually deeper allowing for a proper swim (unlike a lot of the so-called 'nicer' beaches).

The facilities here also stood out - 7 Euros for 2 sunbeds and table seemed steep, but the beach also provided fresh water showers, changing 'sheds' and a selection of snack bars.

Highly recommended - a real gem so close to Chania town, which itself is wonderfully charming.
Written October 17, 2014
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barabell
London120 contributions
Sep 2014 • Friends
Small sheltered bay, formed by curving rocks, sandy pine-backed beach, much more attractive than the long stretch of beaches to the west. When we were there, early September, it wasn't crowded, though the day was cloudy, so maybe atypical. it was sheltered from a strong west wind, which made the sea along the other bit of coast very choppy, while Iguana was calm as a mill-pond. €7.50 for two loungers and an umbrella well worth it.
Lifeguard, Kiosk for drinks and food, eg tuna and salad soft baguette, yoghurt and honey (mmm!) reasonable prices. Boardwalk for wheelchair access.
Attendant who spends all his time cleaning notices, loungers, tables! The best toilets ever! They are standing style, but you have to see them. Ladies' key attached to a Barbie doll, "jewel" incrusted bin, the most wonderful kitsch decor, a joy to behold.
From Chania, bus 21 from 1866 square, every 20 mins, €1.10 from kiosk, drops you off just by beach. Young woman ticket attendant on bus told us where to get off.
Going back tomorrow!
Written September 4, 2014
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AnSa
Oulu, Finland25 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
Nice and shallow beach. Only one little kiosk to buy drinks.
There are two old toilets, where is only a hole in the floor. You have to pick a key from the kiosk. Not very hygienic in these covid days.
Written August 1, 2021
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Purple F
England, UK55 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
We visited this beach several times during our two week stay on Crete. Due to the rocks on either side of the bay, the water is protected a lot so rarely gets big waves. The water is shallow which makes it suitable for families with young children.

Depending on the weather conditions, the water can be clear and we were fortunate enough to see an octopus.

Reef shoes are recommended
Written August 13, 2019
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197bences
Budapest, Hungary21 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
Nothing special. Not too crowded in the afternoon. 8€ for a pair of sunbeds.

Water is less cleaner compared to others in the area.
Written July 12, 2019
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