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Nice beach close to airport

The beach is nice if you want to spend one day or few hours by the beach before taking your flight... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
louiseee492
Nice Clean Quiet Beach

We took a taxi from the hotel in Heraklion. It was about 20 minutes away. It's a nice beach, not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Vagias 10, Heraklion, Crete 714 14, Greece
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The beach is nicely kept with lounge chairs and umbrellas available. As we went in early September, the north winds stirred up large waves that washed up to the first row of chairs, left debris on the shoreline and blew sand in your face. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The beach is nice if you want to spend one day or few hours by the beach before taking your flight at Heraklion airport. We took the bus number 6 at the airport and were at the beach 30 to 40 minutes later (on the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank louiseee492
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was very windy when we used this beach so we probably didn’t see it at its best. Even so, we experienced many nicer beaches during our holiday in the Greek islands. It is small pebbles rather than sand and of course the sea was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank OfftheirP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the best sand and not the best waters. A thermal plant behind you... there are much better options as beaches.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a taxi from the hotel in Heraklion. It was about 20 minutes away. It's a nice beach, not too busy and it was clean, There were beach chairs for rent and some nice sun shades. The chairs belong to the bars that are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank daniel_travel2011
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Not so exotic but close to the city and not crowded.The sand is good ,the water is very nice and when waves comes isn't so bad it can swing and it was very pleasent.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Adrian B
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Long stretch of coarse sandy beach approximately 10 minutes from downtown Heraklion by car travelling along the major seaside road. Usually pretty wavy but nothing too dangerous and you can spend a lot of time just bobbing around out there. Past the break is a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank TravellingDudeMan
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Small beach , easily accessible by public bus from Heraklion city centre. It is a quiet beach , very clean with some good eating shacks. The beach is worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank SB640817
Reviewed May 26, 2019

Lovely beach,admittedly by coastal road,but really lovely. Good choice of good value restaurants with free beach loungers and shades if you use their facilities. Very easy access and lovely swimming.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jwharwell1
Reviewed February 14, 2019

I really love Ammoudara Beach! I always try and book flights there with Easyjet, ecah year when I have the time and money to go there, with my family. I think that it has some really good views of the coastline of the Heraklion area,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Nickolaiivanovich | Reviewed this property |
You can get a bus from the port
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Janet F
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Response from pavlosv992 | Reviewed this property |
if you are not interesting only for ammoudara near Ships Nikolai's I strongly recommend Bali beach which it has everything you ask for. Ammoudara is not always calm it depends on the wind direction each time
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