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Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A long day but well worth the effort. We booked with Touring Club, great value super coaches, large boats, both with guides. Time was aloud for swimming , the crew cooked the chops, fantastic lunch then arrived in to Spinalonga the former castle then Leper...More

Thank mazda1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can, drive to Plaka and take the ferry and allow yourself some time. Spinalonga is fascinating but the commercial tours rush you through it in barely an hour while giving you no option but to take other stop offs that you dont necessarily...More

1  Thank Sonya N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not spend the whole day on Spinalonga but went in the evening when it was quieter and not nearly so many people around. One could sense the atmosphere of what it must have been like to live there when it was a leper...More

1  Thank EVRTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a hotel in Agios Nikolaos and had a lot of offers to go to Spinalonga by boat. If Spinalonga is Your goal, go by car or motorcycle to Plaka, and pay 10 + 8 Euro to get both the 5-minute boat trip,...More

Thank Norway68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trend Tours booked this for us. The island was very interesting. The guide was informative and it's history compelling.The stop at the beach was crowded and had a rocky bottom. The BBQ lunch was only fair but we had a good time anyway. The town...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can go on your own to Spinalonga without joining any local tour. Get to Elounda or Plaka by bus or taxi (about 45 min) and catch the ferry (it's a 20 minute boat trip from Elounda, 10 minutes if you take it from Plaka)....More

3  Thank Foodie480B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The boat day trip from Elounda includes not only visiting the Spinalonga fortress. You will be enjoyed the beautiful nature of the Mirabello bay. The boat make a stop on the Kolokithia beach. This boat trip is an excellent chance to visit that famous beach....More

Thank Dmytro S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We booked the trip through Jet2 and had a different format to previous trip to the island we have done. Spinalonga was wonderful as always but the short boat trip afterwards with a BBQ was fab. The boat moored near a lovely white sand beach...More

Thank Sunlover2322
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Firstly we booked with Blue Star. On arrival we were greeted by really friendly staff. We arrived quite early and thought there would only be a small amount of people but 5 minutes before departure a coach load of people showed up. We were then...More

2  Thank alexandra b
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We arranged our trip through our Thomas Cook Rep. Our 13 yr old was classed as an adult so 3 full fares but we were told my 12 yr old could go for free. This did cause some confusion at arrival but it was accepted....More

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MARILYN B
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Response from Simon M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Kato Gouvas in Marigianna apartments... if I went again I would stay nearer the East Coast...
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ejit
16 April 2018|
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Response from jwl66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we stayed in hersonnisos we walked into town an paid about 40 45 euros each the trip as nearly all day as dropping other people off got picked up outside hotel. Also went to other towns like elounda and agia pallggio for... More
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juli1467
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Response from jwl66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we had a all in one trip with our coach but the boat went from elounda in the marina or further up the coast at plaka hope that helps
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