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Great beach for snorkelling and not too crowded

Pebble beach with super snorkelling. Rocky access though so get swim shoes in Kolymbari first for... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
member1000
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Glasgow
Pretty and near some great places to eat

Pretty beach, but a bit crowded and rocky. Stayed for a short time. Imagine if you are staying in... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2019
mia3boys
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Chania Town, Greece
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Afrata | Kolimbari, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Afrata is a beautiful village, about 6 km north of Kolymbari and 30 km west of the city Chania. The beach is 1 km from the village in a small sheltered bay. There, you will find a canteen with umbrellas and sunbeds as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Manessen
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Pebble beach with super snorkelling. Rocky access though so get swim shoes in Kolymbari first for €10. Waves were pretty big when it’s windy though. Our 7 year old loved the rock pools but was frightened by the larger waves. Sun beds are free if...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

Pretty beach, but a bit crowded and rocky. Stayed for a short time. Imagine if you are staying in Afrata, it’s a good place to hang as far as beaches go.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mia3boys
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

Small and intimate little bay with just few sunbeds and umbrellas (cca 10) all available for free. Accessible by car, free parking by the small taverna with friendly owners and afordable prices. A must visit, if you're looking for a peaceful and pretty wild place.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Poljanka
Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Water is Crystal clear. The beach is covered with pebble and in the water the bottom is covered with rocks an boulders. So not the easiest to enter water. The taverna is nice and reasonably priced. Definitely different from the main stream tourist beaches. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank marttia2017
Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Quiet beach with café and toilet. Clear water. A few sunbeds. Nice and peaceful afteenoon tour for 2 hours when you come by car from Gerani

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank 451randig
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

I went here for a solo MC ride to see the beach and have lunch. Great ride out, beautiful place, nice pebbly beach. I found a table and sat down, enjoyed the view and felt peace and quiet descend. Then I heard the word «reserved»...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank tores159
Reviewed January 18, 2019

crystal clear waters, biking tour from Summer Lodge all the way to this peninsula. Little tavern offers drinks and free sunbeds

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lobinskakrakow
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful small beach 15 min away from Kolymvari, Chania. Restaurant an sun beds on the beach, a bit rocky but still a beautiful place. Maybe not for small children

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ankiapp
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Travelling the The Old Road instead of the new interchange on arriving at Afrata village you can reach this small but beautiful little cove located at the end of a winding road. A small cove with sunbeds and umbrella at no cost. There is an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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