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Lovely beach

Well worth a visit to this beach. Free sun beds & no hassle to buy anything from Porto Melo... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Sue K
,
Cheam, Surrey, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wonderful place to relax and eat.

Almost hide away and reachable thru a some kind of off-road path. The surroundings are very nice... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Jeroen e
,
The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Almost hide away and reachable thru a some kind of off-road path. The surroundings are very nice and once you reached your destination the owner welcomes you and tells you the do’s and don’ts about the nesting places of the turtles. You can relax here...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

A real hidden gem of Zakynthos. The road is acceptable, experienced drivers can get up and down easily. The parking was free, we didn't had to pay for the sunbeds either. The beach was quiet, the water was clear, very good place for snorkelling also....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here with a group of friends and we were all immediately irritated first by the car park attendant directing us to the beach via bar Antonis by falsely claiming that they were doing it because of the nesting turtles and then being advised fairly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

On arrival, you're "guided" from the car park past a couple of routes down to the beach by being told they need to spread the tourists out along the beach due to the turtles. It's a lie, you're directed down to their family beach side...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Lovely beach, maybe the prettiest of the island. Nice hangout bars and restaurants, pretty view and great atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Dafni beach is nice, but the drive to get to it is quite bad. Other beaches on the island are as nice and easier to drive to. I would not advice walking there either.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daunia
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Very cute place. And the drive to get there is a treat itself. Eva at Antonios Taverna is extremely welcoming and kind. She made me feel like I just arrived home. 5 Euro for a pair of sun beds, clear waters and good swimming conditions.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maja Z
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit to this beach. Free sun beds & no hassle to buy anything from Porto Melo taverna. It’s down a sleepish gravelly road & not for the faint hearted but definitely worthwhile 😀☀️🍺

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue K
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Daphne beach is a very nice place to have a swim. Beautiful surroundings, protected nesting areas, not too busy. The beach has pebbles, which is not easy to walk on, but after 10-15 meters inside the sea, starts sand. It's not deep waters, which makes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VasilisP
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Dafni is a lovely beach. It’s not too crowded, probably because of its location by partly unmade road and also not overdeveloped. We arrived about 11-12 on a Sunday and found easy parking at Porto Mela restaurant. No charge for parking or using their sun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MamaKelGee
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Response from JennaL1094 |
At dafni beach there is only a beach and 3 bars/restaurants. For shops you need to travel towards the main roads about 15 minutes over the hill. Road is ok but you should see it as off road. Have fun in Greece x
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