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After a not too strenuous walk from Elounda you can walk down to this pretty beach. It’s not so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Garlickgal
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful sea and scenery

It was a bit of a walk but very pretty, the beach is quite small and the water turquoise. Some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
fozzie14
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Medway
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 September 2015

You need a car for this one, difficult track to get up, but a wonderful beach until the trip boats come in and have there barbecue, when they queue up for there food, join in, they have no idea who they brought!

3  Thank David E
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We walked from Elounda, on the promise of a deserted and unspoilt beach, but were instead greeted by hundreds of tourists from excursion boats, all barbequing and making an enormous stench of smoke and noise, with overflowing rubbish bins. We retreated very quickly, taking a...More

3  Thank Simon W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a not too strenuous walk from Elounda you can walk down to this pretty beach. It’s not so quiet as more and more people have found it due to Trip Advisor and local recommendations. It’s a good place to sit, swim and enjoy the...More

Thank Garlickgal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a bit of a walk but very pretty, the beach is quite small and the water turquoise. Some rubbish and cigarette butts spoilt it.

Thank fozzie14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place to visit! Waters clear blue beautiful beach environment perfect calm absolute and best time for morning access.

Thank Aggeliki M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a lovely walk and well worth it, see the views and 2 church's. nice beach and just well worth it, just to look at Elounda from another angle

Thank hockeyrob2014
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Not far from Elounda center - about 25min driving or by boat if you prefer. If you choose to go with the tourist bus or boat then be prepared to have a lot of people at the same time! Unless you go after 3pm and...More

Thank Princess1805
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Fab wee beach totally worth the walk to get there fantastic. Quite straightforward when you get to the church right down the hill. A dirt track right enough but so nice. Boats arrived at 10.30 so we left. Had a smoothie in the wee bar...More

Thank lizodo
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Hills all around, a smooth wind kissing the bay. Indigo crystal clear water and fine almost white sand down into the water. BBQ places close by. Even with the full beach we experienced it was mellow and a definite must while in Elounda. While I...More

Thank Benjamin H
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We visited this beach by foot, it was quite a long, hot and tiring walk from Elounda but we loved it so much that when we hired a car we went back. I would recommend if you are going to go by car or on...More

1  Thank laura19081
Reviewed 19 September 2018

A small remote beach with a difficult access. When the cruise ships arrive at around 11:00, the beach is crowded with people and becomes extremely inconvenient. On the other hand, the water and the bay are great.

1  Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I rate this beach highly because of the emotions I experienced there. We arrived there by a ship, and while we were swimming, the crew was cooking tasty meat for us. My little tip: take flip-flops with you, because the ground is extremely hot there...More

Thank dim_london
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