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“most a beach to take a rest”
Review of Ammoudara Beach

Ammoudara Beach
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$59.32*
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Spinalonga Island Day Trip
Ranked #20 of 71 things to do in Heraklion
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Salvador, BA
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“most a beach to take a rest”
Reviewed June 14, 2014

It's a beach near most amoudara hotels, so is a place where you can take a rest after going back from day trips, or spend part of the day on seaside, looking the sea, the waves and the mountain. But the beach itself is not so touristic.

Visited May 2014
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“gorgeous”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

The eastern strip of the beach is best, very clean but a little pebbly towards to front. Relaxing and not too crowded - perfect for a weeks tanning session

Visited May 2014
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“Not good area !!”
Reviewed March 8, 2014

It is an area just next to hersklion , not so crowded ! But it is between hotels and the electricity factory ! Not suggested

Visited February 2014
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Berlin, Germany
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“A long sandy beach - good for relaxation, not so for bathing”
Reviewed December 15, 2013

Our hotel was a few minutes from the beach, that is why we spent quite some time there when we needed a break from day trips. The beach is extremely long, full of sun beds, umbrellas, tavernas and bars. There are showers scattered every few hundred metres, but do not expect rest rooms or changing rooms. You may use the sun beds free of charge, though most tavernas and bars expect you to buy something from them; some don't even do that, it's actually quite nice and comfortable. WiFi is often offered for free as well, and you can spend hours just lying and relaxing there in the shade. The sea is a different story: If the waves weren't as strong, you would see that the water is fairly clean. You can certainly take a swim or two, but I must say that for bathing, swimming and especially snorkelling, there are so many other beautiful beaches on Crete that I would never come to this beach on an extra trip.

FINAL RECOMMENDATION: Spend a few hours here to relax if you are close-by, but safely skip the beach if you have alternatives.

Visited August 2013
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Heraklion, Greece
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Try something else for a beach”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

It has some good spots here and there, but in general it is not the cleanest or the best beach you will find in Heraklion. Maybe try your luck to the east (or west) Surely you ll be better!

Visited July 2013
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