We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

Very well organised beach mainly thanks to the efforts of the staff of the adjoining taverna... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Kent, United Kingdom
Fantastic place

Loved this beach especially as it was 2 mins from purple moon villa. 2 lovel travernas on it and... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Mansfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 37 reviews
All photos (22)
All photos (22)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Epar.Od. Ierapetras-Sitias, Achlia, Crete 720 55, Greece
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Achlia
from $101.96
More Info
from $108.84
More Info
from $85.92
More Info
from $108.84
More Info
Reviews (37)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12 reviews
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Very well organised beach mainly thanks to the efforts of the staff of the adjoining taverna Galini. Plenty of space, sunbeds, umbrellas and easy to swim from. Showers and changing rooms.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pablo44
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Loved this beach especially as it was 2 mins from purple moon villa. 2 lovel travernas on it and the sea was crystal clear so snorkelling was spot on very clean as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gidster
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Bonda, the beach of Achlia, is a small beach with pebbles. You can easily reach it from the main road. One part is organised; the other part is natural. The drop entering the water is quite deep. There are several places good for snorkelling. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 989maz
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This beach is one of our favorites in Crete. It is small and not to crowed. The water is very clear and the taverna close by service with food and drinks. The beach is very clean. 6EUR for double bed and parasol.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LJBjorkevoll
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place! We were told it’s nice but not the best, however we found the setting and waters amazing

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank OlgaMo
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Like the title states, Achlia beach is quiet and secluded and feels like a secret. The beach itself is a little more rocky than the other beaches in the area but the weather is perfect and protected by the wind. Galini taverna on the beach...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mmarturano
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Generally speaking, this side of beach is not as busy as the other side of the island. So you can really enjoy the beach without disturbing noise and traffic.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Yali L
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This is the same as Galini Beach. We drove 1 hr to get to this beach and it was all worth it. It is not to busy, water is very clear and the restaurant(taverna) serves great food. They have waiters running back and forth to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank LJBjorkevoll
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Great clean water, quiet, not crowded with a cute tavern. Friendly for families, with clean facilities. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Pepi M
Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice pebblestone beach, but the water gets deep fast. Nice for snorkeling, by the look of it. Umbrella + 2 sunbeds was €6 and the food at the Taverna Galinia was tasty with huge portions. Nothing to complain about, just not as nice as other...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank slyfox_k
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,548 nearby hotels
Hotel Achlia
31 reviews
.02 miles away
Hotel Eden Rock
210 reviews
.72 miles away
Ferma Solaris Apartments
55 reviews
1.15 miles away
Hotel Porto Belissario
287 reviews
1.65 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,378 nearby restaurants
65 reviews
.24 miles away
The River Restaurant
231 reviews
.71 miles away
Taverna Katerina
128 reviews
1.98 miles away
Pelagos Sea Side Restaurant
373 reviews
3.05 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,878 nearby attractions
Galini Beach
52 reviews
.00 miles away
Agia Fotia Beach
17 reviews
.71 miles away
Koutsounari beach
182 reviews
3.45 miles away
Makrigialos Beach
193 reviews
4.92 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Achlia Beach staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines