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Vai Beach

Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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A day at a different beach... a must!

We took a drive from Elounda where we are staying to see something different and what we got was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Malawimark-73
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Lagos
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If you want to see a real palm forest and swim in real clean waters, you should try with place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Aria d
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Rhodes Town, Greece
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“palm trees” (56 reviews)
“nice beach” (30 reviews)
“water sports” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a drive from Elounda where we are staying to see something different and what we got was just what we wanted... well worth the effort. Forrest of palm trees unique to the area, a great Beach with beach club and really cool snorkeling....More

Thank Malawimark-73
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to see a real palm forest and swim in real clean waters, you should try with place. Tip: Just behind the sunbeds there are palms and enough shadow to relax and have your siesta. If you are enough adventurous, we can visit...More

Thank Aria d
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a must place to visit, used in the bounty tv averts of the seventies. the beach is clean and the palm trees are stunning, there is lovely food and drinks available and some of the best olive oil is also available to buy.

Thank mickymoo1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let say I have double opinion. Nice surroundings, romantic and promising way to the beach, but when you are there its really nothing special, a lot of similar or even nicer places can be found around the Crete. But once to visit and see it...More

Thank 2014_VRM
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a unique place to visit, but unfortunately has become too touristic. You pay for the parking, it has shops and restaurant, you pay for the sunbeds and during the high season of July and August it seems overcrowded. Crete has many nicer beaches...More

Thank koukoud
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Malia and with our rented car we planned a day excursion with end point Vai. If you like to drive and having beautiful views on the track, it is worth to spend the time in your car . Vai beach itself is...More

Thank kristienvandaele
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were informed about vai beach by our hotel staff and made the effort and 2 hour winding mountain drive from Elounda. We arrived around 11:30 and found a beautiful spot close to the waters edge, the price for 3 sunbed's and a parasol was...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a long, long trip, but I really enjoyed the variety of landscapes, and as I didn't have the chance to drive on mountain roads before, it was a great challenge as well. At the last ~15 km, we didn't meet a single car,...More

1  Thank Cintia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is amazing. The palm trees are all over the beach. The water was very cold but it was worth it. The parking and also the bars were very cheap. The only problem was long distance from the hotel (we stayed in Gouves) and...More

Thank Liza P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is very special. A palm grove reaches almost to the shore. Nice cafe-restaurant adjacent to the beach. At the entrance we paid a reasonable amount for the parking and cleanliness of the beach. But on the chairs we had to pay a really...More

Thank Shay P
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Kareena A
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From Ag. Nikolaos, Vai beach is a 2 hours trip with a car
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