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Take the boat

A very negative review on Trip Advisor almost deterred us, but we are glad we were not deterred... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christopher G
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Salzburg, Austria
Very good and worth a one-day trip

We took a boat going to Gidaki, see the current schedule (Aug 2018), they added one more return at... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Rower1991
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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very negative review on Trip Advisor almost deterred us, but we are glad we were not deterred. We took the boat from Vathy. (It’s called Albatross Cruise Lines. It’s the blue and white wooden boat parked in the harbor. It leaves at 11 and...More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t understand the reviews on here. We walked to Gidaki through pleasant pines and greenery. Lovely views here and there, but don’t attempt this in flip flops! The last stretch was very steep and rocky. The walk took around 30 mins and unfortunately, we...More

Thank bigjon67
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We took a boat going to Gidaki, see the current schedule (Aug 2018), they added one more return at 18:00 too. Overall, it is a pleasant 15 mins ride, beach is nice, clean and even at the beginning of Aug no crowds. Upon arrival (as...More

Thank Rower1991
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

One word: Paradise... Who might think that it is not necessary to travel miles away to Caribbean sea, Maldives, Seychelles... to find a beach of such beauty. The water is that crystal that you can see your own shadow projected on the bottom of the...More

Thank Alfredo G
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We took the water taxi at 1230pm and the returned at 4pm. Smooth sailing all the way and it allowed us to take in breathtaking views. Upon arriving we decided to find a quiet spot away from the umbrellas. It was an enjoyable time, calm...More

1  Thank JayK2342
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Don’t get me wrong lovely spot but to be honest unless your keen for a 30 minute bush walk/ hike then just stick to the other magical beaches. I don’t think it’s any better or worse than the others around the area.

1  Thank BDownUnderB
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We thought about hiring a small boat but decided on taking the water taxi 25 euro for 2 people. It is possible to walk if you have a car but its 30/40 minutes in the heat so a water taxi from Vathy was an easy...More

2  Thank Ilkleygirl
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Little paradise with turquoise waters ! A very pleasant and quiet place to relax . I loved it ! We rented a boat from “ Rent a boat in Ithaca “ to get to the beach. I really enjoyed my time there ! Hope you...More

Thank Iri N
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Absolute paradise. You've seen the photos - it looks even better when you're there. I'm not going to describe anything any more than what you've already read and seen in photos - just go there as it's amazing. It was the absolute highlight of our...More

5  Thank ariouki
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

We loved this beach. The feeling of having earned it by the scenic and mostly shady walk from the end of the paved road at Minimata added to the experience. Only 3 other people on a lovely blue sky day though it was not peak...More

3  Thank Dan M
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Not to sure they close at different times depending on the weather still worth stopping for a swim
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