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Beautiful!

Well, after a little by old drive from Agios Nicholas, it was well worth it in the end. A warm... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AjayMehta
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London
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Good vibes at Vai

Well worth the journey to Vai. Nice beach, palm trees, clear water and car park close to the beach... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nicholasbrennan59
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“palm trees” (53 reviews)
“water sports” (16 reviews)
“an umbrella” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well, after a little by old drive from Agios Nicholas, it was well worth it in the end. A warm welcome at the car park and shown to a car parking space. Cost €2.50 to park for the day. Most of the sun beds were...More

Thank AjayMehta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the journey to Vai. Nice beach, palm trees, clear water and car park close to the beach (€2.50 for the day). One of the better beaches in Lasithi.

Thank nicholasbrennan59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to visit this beach just because of the chocolate advert shown on British TV in the 1970s. It is a lovely setting, backed by palm trees - really surreal!

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are able to stay couple of hours without icecream and longdrinks in the beach,try wild vai beach next to archeological site, it's less crowded and really enjoyable with the same palms and fine sand, and for lunch then better drive some 10 km...More

1  Thank egons67
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Picking a nice beach in Crete is not particularly difficult but how one rates them is very much depending on what you want. There is no denying that Vai Beach is lovely; great view, palm trees, golden sand and relatively calm water. The thing I...More

Thank smrgeog
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This beach is pretty remote, but well worth the drive to get to. Other reviews describe the beach so no need to add how picturesque it is. There is a good carpark at the entrance, €2.5 for the day, and on the beach a pair...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Must be visited. Amazingly beautiful with all the palm trees. There were few people here in May. Probably a bit more cramped in the summer

2  Thank Grebubbnubb
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Good place with palms and all necessary infrastructure for beach lounge. Beautiful landscape from the hill.

Thank Сергей М
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went a curvy but scenic route from Sitia to beach Vai. It cost money to park the car. The sand was soft and nice and the water was calm. It was not so much people on the day we visited the beach and there...More

Thank Ulf S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Best way to spend one day with nice and colorful water. Like tip: try to go at first hour from the morning to catch 1-2 hours without people. After this the buses start to arrive and the beach is not so quiet, in specially if...More

1  Thank Sava G
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Kareena A
I'm staying at Agios Nikolaos and was wondering how far Vai beach is away from the resort? Are the buses that run?
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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