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Good place for a swim, snacks and a drink

Clear water, thatched umbrellas, wooden lounge chairs and decent snacks--it worked for us. There... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
adalbert3
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Newport Beach, California
Warm water from Africa

It is not a must-see location, but it is interesting. Easy access along the road. Interestingly... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
Oliver F
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Our cruise ship arrived Katakolon in the morning. Instead of going to Olympia, we took a colourful tourist train through the countryside. It only cost 6 Euro. We stopped at the pretty Mercouri vineyard and tasted the local wine which was very nice in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jackie W
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is a pretty nice beach away from the more crowded areas. We went there when are cruise stopped in Katakolon. There is a restaurant and bar there. Also free loungers and umbrellas, but if you use them, they do expect you to pay for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TimothyOFaust
Reviewed August 27, 2018

a quick tram ride from Katakolon. maybe half an hour. well worth it if you choose to skip Olympia and relax on the beach for the day.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 404greggw
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Clear water, thatched umbrellas, wooden lounge chairs and decent snacks--it worked for us. There is a restaurant above the beach itself if you don't want to be down by the water. We wanted to swim and snack, so we walked down the flight of stairs...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank adalbert3
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Couple of small bars / hotels with private beaches, not golden sands but so so peaceful. Water clear and warm and use of beds for a small purchase. Fantastic

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank aaabbbccc12
Reviewed June 27, 2017

It is not a must-see location, but it is interesting. Easy access along the road. Interestingly dark-coloured sand, underwater rocks shaped by the waves. You could imagine a sense of closeness to Africa - afterall, it is the Libyan Sea. Also Ierapetra itself has an...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Oliver F
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Nice beach, not to much busy, if you come from Spinalonga, you will like this nature beach; its a cafe there and you can change you.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Rocky beach, chairs in short supply but free when available. Good restaurant above and well used by locals and other travelers

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank skytriper22
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

When you arrive by cruise ship in Katakolon and want to go to the beach instead of seeing again more 'old stones' I can recommend Agios Andreas beach. Take a taxi from the port for 30$ round trip (expensive for a 10 minute drive). It's...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank Matthijs D
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Holidaying in Stalis on the North coast of Crete, but due to clouds and wind early in the season we drove over to the South coast chasing the sun. This beach is OK but it certainly wouldn't be my first choice and I'm sure there...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Thebates22
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