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Address: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Nice beach

Not very far from the city center, you can take a public bus, There are numbers of restaurants and bars you can buy some food and drinks, Beach umbrella and chairs also available... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Han G
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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158 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not very far from the city center, you can take a public bus, There are numbers of restaurants and bars you can buy some food and drinks, Beach umbrella and chairs also available for rent. The ocean water is clean and refreshing. A good place to swim and just relaxing.

Thank Han G
Heraklion, Greece
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17 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The electricity factory is very close to the beach and the sea so is no clean the water there. No there

Thank Alexis A
Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Ammoudara Beach is really a nice one! There are some seats with umbrellas, the only thing you have to do is buying e.g. a beer, which is not much in my opinion for lying on the beach all day long. Especially beers and other stuff isn't that expensive and as far as I'm concerned everyone can afford it. Secondly, the... More 

Thank Simon S
Gilmorton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Because Crete is such a large island (640 miles of coastline) organised excursions or boat trips can be prohibitively expensive, exclude admission prices, and often adhere to similar, strict timetables. With pick-ups and drop-off at various hotels en route, when you eventually arrive, they are not only crowded, but you still have to queue. And there is often little time... More 

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Somerset UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

The Agapi Beach Hotel sits right on this beach and has a private area. Beach is great, clean and sandy.

Thank Liz E
Brasov, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

as Heraklion has no beach at all,there is the resort of Amoudara.a sort of suburb of Heraklion,but in fact an important resort which didn't impress me so much as there is a main street,where almost all hotels,tavernas,bars and pubs are located ;the sad thing about Amoudara is the fact that in the resort of Amoudara there are a lot of... More 

Thank Ulysses336
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

A beautiful sandy beach with clear blue sea. Sun loungers and a proper "mama mia" moment with a bit of Shirley Valentine thrown in

Thank LindaWEngland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Soft and clean sand, no stones and rocks and two wonderful tavernas on top of it with professional and very helpful staff serving the guests on the beach. In mid September it was not crowdy with plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas. The water in the sea is terrific, very clean and safe. You can hire water bikes, boats , etc.... More 

Thank Damian N
Piraeus, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The most popular beach at iraklion, everybody goes to work then comes to amoudara for a swim. Great place you need to visit definitely

Thank elenitsaa
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Ammoudara beach is beautiful but there is a lot of wind! This wind brings some choppy waves which a perfect for paddling in the sea whether your are 3 or 90! The sun in crete is fierce obviously and it is easy to catch the sun because the breeze cools you down so much (I had goosebumps in the sun... More 

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