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Nice and clean beach!

Golden sands, crystal clear water and lots of good tavernas all around. The beach was very clean... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Lovely clean 🏖

40minutes from Rethymno and what a delightful little place.. white sand clear blue water, very... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Golden sands, crystal clear water and lots of good tavernas all around. The beach was very clean and quiet, plus you have lots of sun beds to choose from.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank r_zvanc
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

40minutes from Rethymno and what a delightful little place.. white sand clear blue water, very clean. Some lovely places to eat too. Although we had stopped at a little Taverna on the way.. worth a visit for a beach trip..

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

This is a lovely place to spend the day, soft sand, sunbeds and great taverna's all in all great for relaxation

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

A beatiful small beach, but it was unfortunately ruined by a really unpleasant lady that takes care of the sunbeds at the farest piece of the beach. So angry at approach and yells something in greece even if its really clear we are not locals,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

A lovely little beach with plenty of parking. Swimming in the sea was wonderful it was crystal clear, you can get a water taxi to Plakias and Preveli beach.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful large clean beach. On the one side full of classic good Greek tavernas then on the ither side a canteen. Not bad for a visit maybe even more depending on how much time you have.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Good clean beach on the south face of the island. Well looked after. High standard and nice place to visit and soak up the sun.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

The beach is really beautiful. The water is so clear and the beach is surrounded with mountains. Half of the beach is private because of the Hapimag Resort. Anyway there are few really good restaurants located - so definetly worth for a visit. There is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PATandi1
Reviewed May 25, 2018

crystal water, about 50 km from the hotel. You could visit Plakias, Spili, Monastery of Preveli and Damnoni.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank georgeseouz
Reviewed October 24, 2017

We spend 3 hours here when we visited Preveli. It's the place where you can take a boat to go to visit Preveli beach and palms forest.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Daniel N
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After the gasoline station which is on a turn you have to turn left in the first crossroad
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South 2kilometres before Plakias .
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Have we got it right ? (10 Replies)
Hi This will be our fourth visit to Crete, and we want to plan it well, having tried to cover way too much ground on previous visits and failing miserably. This year we are trying to explore the western side of Crete, we are booking independent of travel companies and our tentative plans are as follows:- Gatwick to Hania Stay 5 nights in Hania to explore the city and as far west as Balos. 4 nights in Plakias as we love Damoni Beach, and to explore the South west, although Sougia may be...More
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I can't help thinking that there is a lot of backtracking on the Rethymnon part - if you are going to Heraklion to see Knossos, and want to go to Matala, and you are flying back from Heraklion, why not stay your last couple of nights in Heraklion? Apart from that it looks great. You already say you love Plakias/Damnoni, so that is reson enought in itself for you to stay there. You could visit Sougia on a day trip from Chania to see if you like it - and if you do, stay there on visit number 5!