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beautiful; almost dreamy

Wonderful clean sea. The skin gets darker color faster because the sun seems to be stronger here... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Hannoversch Munden, Germany

The beach is quiet without beach bars and noisy people. You better have a beach umbrella otherwise... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
Athan K
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Jul 8, 2018
“beautiful; almost dreamy”
Sep 8, 2017
The Chiona is a beautiful, medium-sized beach. Is green and cool waters. It is shallow and suitable for children. From here not leave without combine your swim with one stop in the surrounding taverns. The fish soup with fresh fish specialties is...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Sitia, Crete 72300, Greece
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Wonderful clean sea. The skin gets darker color faster because the sun seems to be stronger here. Do not miss the fish tavern and the strange lonely beach on the left edge of the bay. There I ate the most delicious dishes in my life....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The beach is quiet without beach bars and noisy people. You better have a beach umbrella otherwise you can relax under the small trees.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Athan K
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Nice beach, mostly known and visited by locals Rocky and bad when windy. Bring your own water, refreshments and snacks as there is no canteen or tavern (except one in the left extreme of the beach)

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank deminius
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Chiona beach was our local beach, and very convenient for a quick swim when we returned from a walk, as it has clean sand, good clear clean water, and fresh water showers and a changing hut so we could take off wet bathers before returning...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Grekophile
Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is one of the most perfect settings that we found during our 14 day vacation. Quite, perfect setting in the east of Creta. There were only two other couples when we arrived for lunch. The stting is out of this world. The service and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jed-halpern
Reviewed May 2, 2016

If you stay at Vai beach for a day, make sure to take the time to dine at this taverna. It is really at the sea side, and some tables are right above the water. You are invited into the kitchen when mentioning that you...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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