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Elafonissi Beach Elafonissi
#1 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Wonderful beach, cristal clear turquoise waters, white-rose sand, ideal spot to relax and go to swim, and dream, for beach and nature lovers in" tête- à tête".
The water is perfectly turqoise with unique pink sand..looks like several immaculate pools with shallow water...access to the beach , like a 2 3 minutes walk, plenty of parking spots,around 2 euro to park for the...
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Reptisland Melidoni
#2 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
With out a doubt an amazing experience for both the animal lovers and for the ones who simply want to overcome their fears and truly understand the nature of these creatures in the best possible way.
In conclusion, I highly recommend this tropical place if you ever been at Melidoni because this park,is something that you must visit at least once in your life.
Buggy Safari Motoxperience Hersonissos
#3 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Great Adrenaline Tour Through the Wild Nature of Crete
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Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre Hersonissos
#4 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
This is a great aqua park loads of interesting things to see and do, the reptiles are awesome and the value for money is really good, you can spend 3/4 hours here, you can have something to eat there too, it's rea...
... whilst visiting, though small, the work they do with rescuing all sorts of animals and creatures from around crete which I think is reflected by the owners and staff enthusiasm and good nature and spirit.
Old Venetian Harbor Chania Town
#5 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
It's a bit of a challenge to get to by car, but if you choose to drive park at the first place you find and walk.
There is a car park just at the far end which fills up but is very useful.
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Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete Fournes
#6 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
The park is situated on a hillside in lovely green valley, and well-maintained paths lead meandering down and up through the various sections, with tropical plants, fruit trees, Mediterranean herbs etc. Fantastic...
Within this unique park you feel absolute contact with nature and you strongly feel that it is a paradise ....After our walk we visited the park restaurant where we enjoyed a lovely Cretan cuisine, fresh vegetable...
The Gorge of Aradena Aradena
#7 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
When you enjoy the sights and you will ride down the serpentine, you can also park car on the sidelines and create walk along the stony footpath to the beach Glika Nera or ride down and turn right to next beach Il...
The road-trip from Vrisses, close to the northcoast, over the mountains to Sfakia on the southcoast, and then up again to Aradena, is a fantastic nature experience.
Marmara Beach Loutro
#8 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Divine nature and the famous taverna with the best traditional Greek food at the coast of South Crete!
Kedrodasos Beach Kissamos
#9 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
... august and I've heard that this beach is one of the most beautiful and hidden pearls of Crete and this is reality! the water color is turquoise, around is Kedar forest so you're completely sunk in the nature.
Fantastic Nature Beach
Triopetra Beach Plakias
#10 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Pleasant sand, easy to park, Mind you, I would not classify it as Plakias - it's about an hours drive from Plakias.
Easy to park, right on the beach itself with no scary cliff driving!
Erimoupolis Beach Sitia
#11 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
This was a perfect beach when we visited there: peaceful, beutiful and nice nature around.
don't miss this one ,only a few minutes from vai. park the car and take the walking path on your left to see and swim in turquoise waters .love it !
Falassarna Beach Falassarna
#12 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
huge beach, water sports, cafe bars, kids, elderly, families, sunbeds, umbrellas, endless swimming... but those sunset hours you fell in love wih nature, peaceful, colors, YOU MUST SEE THIS BY YOUR OWN
The car park is free and only a very short distance from the sand. 2 tavernas sit at the edge of the beach and these are excellent.
Balos Lagoon Kissamos
#13 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Amazing landscape, pristine mixed green grey and blue colors of water, pink layers of sand at the seashore, pieces of land merging into the sea, small mountains sorrounding the area on top of well preserved nature.
u park at the car park at the top and walk about 2 kms down the hill and steps to the amazing breathtaking views of the beach and sea.
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Elafonisi Viewpoint Elafonissi
#14 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
The views here are magnificent taking in the beatiful nature reserve and it's free!!! Be sure to take a camera with you!
The breathtaking views convinced us to park and hike to the beach versus taking a boat.
Sissi Mini Golf Sissi
#15 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Agia Irini Gorge Sougia
#16 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
A great day with a lot of beautiful nature and animals.
we did it as an alternative to the Samaria as we did not want to tramp through beautiful nature with a couple of thousand other hikers.
Samaria Gorge National Park Sfakia
#17 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
The gorge is amazingly beautiful and fascinating with lots of interesting geological formations and nature (kri-kri, eagles, cicadas and goats) breath taking at lots of points.
... from Chania centre and return coach from Sougia to Chania, guide to accompany the coach group throughout the day (Markos) (€24), entrance to the national park (€5) and ferry from Agia Roumelli to Sougia (€10).
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Seitan Limania Beach Akrotiri
#18 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
The last part of the driving is very curvy, but the view is amazing! 1) Parking: If the parking lot at the end is full, you can park along the road right before the parking lot.
If you love nature and unusual places, visiting Seitan Limani is a must.
St. Anthony Gorge (Gorge of Patsos) Patsos
#19 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
wonderful nature, quite easy with children too..very nice pathways and the small monastry in the rock is impressive !
There is a clear map of the gorge by the car park to help finding your way around.
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Kourtaliotiko Gorge Plakias
#20 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Awesome road through the gorge :watching the vultures from the car park in the gorge a highlight of our visit
Halfway there was a parking lot: we realy enjoyed the scenery: the gorge itself, the mountains, nature.
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Skinaria Beach Plakias
#21 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Once you get too the beach you can park easily and it has lovely white sand and perfect clear blue water.
Calm and beautiful views of nature.
Kotsifou Canyon Rethymnon
#22 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Highly recommended to nature lovers.
Gialiskari beach Palaiochora
#23 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Gorge of Mili Myli
#24 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
If you like to walk just a little for about 2h in the nature through a beautiful gorge with some house ruins (you can enter them) it's perfect.
Most people tend to just park at the side of the road and it can get quite busy as the day goes on.
Richtis Gorge Sitia
#25 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Hike is beautiful, but drive down the hill and park by the stone bridge to save 30 min hike.
The scenery is beautiful as you walk with nature all around you the whole time.
Georgioupolis Safari Georgioupolis
#26 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
You will see Crete island from different wonderful perspective...beautiful nature, great food and lot of fun included !
In addition to good service and social safari staff, one saw an incredible nature and the various stops during the day were excellent.
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Gorge of the Dead Kato Zakros
#27 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
It is truly incredible how immersed you feel in nature once you go through one of these things.
We decided to park at point "A" a little way outside the village and save ourselves the walk to the start of the gorge.
Koutsounari beach Koutsounari
#28 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
Ammoudaki Beach Plakias
#29 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
You can drive to it from Damnoni Beach although it's a dirt track so easier to park at the end of Damnoni and walk around the corner, nice walk and only takes about five minutes.
Nature lovers will like this little beach.a
Grammeno Palaiochora
#30 of 264 Nature & Parks in Crete
... Camping (best Caesar Salad ever and great friendly service, lovely location and vibe) and two smaller cantinas as well one by the beach and the other next to the car park between the sandy and pebble sections.
There is also a beach bar in the car park area.