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Nice beach

Nice beach (sand, no rocks) with behind u a wonderfull forest of palm trees (wildly grown) and next... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
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Nice and clean palm tree beach

We went off- season. Pretty nice. Ar the end of the beach some nudists. It’s all part of... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Pieter H
Bilzen, Belgium
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice beach. Water is so clean you can see the bottom when you are neck-deep. Parking costs 2.50 eur

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank maxk05
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We have read reviews in which people say that this beach was very crowded. Well, when we visited (middle of May), it wasn't. It was windy, which I like a lot, so I inquired whether that was the case in July and August as well,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Worth the trek. Rent a car and go #DiscoverVai The beach is perfection and there is a restaurant and cafe 50 meters away so a perfect day trip!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kat V
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to be, especially with children. Sandy and clean beach, nice restaurant nearby. The sea is very shallow and the water is velar.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Nice beach (sand, no rocks) with behind u a wonderfull forest of palm trees (wildly grown) and next to it a good restaurant with a nice view

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GeertM142
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We went off- season. Pretty nice. Ar the end of the beach some nudists. It’s all part of nature. Clean beach, sand and little stones. Good restaurant at the beach. Not cheap though...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Pieter H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

So many palm trees and the place is still in Europe! The holiday atmosphere, nice sandy beach and friendly infrastructure make the visit most enjoyable and pleasant!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Iwona W
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We love going here to the restaurant. The Beach and surrounding area is lovely. We mainly visit the beach out of season when staying at our house in Maronia.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank EastCreteTraveller
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Nice beach, but if you are not looking for tourist attracktion then Crete offers you more beautiful and quiet beaches to visit. But yes it is beautiful with palms. Parking costs 2,5€ and a bed on the beach was 4€ or 4,5€. Nice cafe and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank HeiniP52
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A nice beach at the front of Europe's only date palm forest. The beach is nice with quite coarse sand. For small kids the beach gets deep quite fast. It quickly drops off to a depth of around 1m and after that it varies with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Anastasia A
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Response from maxk05 | Reviewed this property |
The beach is around 10 meters from the parking lot. You can see the water from the parking.
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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