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Vai Beach

Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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Amazing view and beach

Had a blast in Vaï. The view was wonderful, you can climb and enjoy a scenic view of the bay. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ArtemisHorner
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Athens, Greece
via mobile
Nice Beach, Good Ambience

No doubt that fabulous beached in Crete are numerous. And Vai to my opinion is one of the best... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IrinaLavrenova
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“palm trees” (58 reviews)
“nice beach” (35 reviews)
“water sports” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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"palm trees"
in 58 reviews
"nice beach"
in 35 reviews
"water sports"
in 17 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 10 reviews
"high season"
in 8 reviews
"parking place"
in 5 reviews
"jet ski"
in 7 reviews
"big waves"
in 3 reviews
"clear water"
in 7 reviews
"sun loungers"
in 7 reviews
"worth the journey"
in 3 reviews
"rented a car"
in 3 reviews
"parking costs"
in 5 reviews
"agios nikolaos"
in 11 reviews
"day trip"
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"organized beach"
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"forest"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a blast in Vaï. The view was wonderful, you can climb and enjoy a scenic view of the bay. The beach was clean and free.

Thank ArtemisHorner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No doubt that fabulous beached in Crete are numerous. And Vai to my opinion is one of the best organized and looked after. We were pleasantly surprised: changing cabins, showers, toilets, beach cafes and kiosks, carefully arranged wooden deckings, parking area is spacious and well-organised....More

Thank IrinaLavrenova
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, seriously, unbelievably long and slow drive for a weeeee beach! Elafonissi or Balos are honestly a different league. We drove 3 hours to Elafonissi as well,since staying in Heraklion meant being quite far from the extremities,but was worth every mile of it,whereas this one.....More

1  Thank m0nica4444
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place left by God in Crete. The view from up the hill is amazing. Enough parking spots. 2.5 euros for all day. Beach bar with good prices. No need for sunbeds and umbrella. You are planning to go there for the palm trees isn't...More

1  Thank andreicostin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the drive, located at the far corner of Crete, a spectacular forest of palm trees that goes ask the way to the sea. What's even better is the sandy beach and the clear waters. It has an organized beach, where you pay if...More

2  Thank NikosHourvou
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Agios Nicolaos and went to Vai Beach to enjoy a day in this wonderful beach. Vai Beach is located on the eastern tip of the island. It is a beach made of fine sand with a beautiful palm forest. During the...More

Thank Patrizia M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We drove down a dusty Road and after miles and miles came across an oasis In the Oasis were places to eat and drink and swim totally fantastic.

Thank steve g
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a tropical, sandy beach with clear waters that's the place to go! Beatiful views, palm forest around, blue water with no rocks on the bottom of the sea. Although there are only 2 restaurants and 1 souvenir shop (nothing else)...More

1  Thank martawarszawa2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We drove to Vai from Magrikialos. Finally we arrived to this beautiful place. Parking place was food and cost 2,5€. Beach is very near, no long walk. We ate good lunch in the restaurant and then went to the beach. We got the last one...More

Thank minttu1232016
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Best beach i’ve ever seen. Worth going. Very clean, water was great, aquamarine color. Great for snorkeling. Take the stairs up on the point view for a great view. Largest palm reservation in Europe.

Thank Gabriela B
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Anastasia A
10 July 2018|
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Response from Max K | Reviewed this property |
The beach is around 10 meters from the parking lot. You can see the water from the parking.
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Kareena A
4 August 2015|
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Response from 896gilles | Reviewed this property |
From Ag. Nikolaos, Vai beach is a 2 hours trip with a car
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