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Afrata Beach

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Address: Afrata | Kolimbari, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece

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Really nice small beach

We were exploring and saw the sign for the beach when in Afrata. On driving down we found the small bay with a taverna and free sunbeds. It was not too crowded so we decided to... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
North Essex
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Beach was very rocky and covered in rubbish. Might be ok during his go season but would not recommend it prior to that as the road was rough and the beach was not suitable for children.

1 Thank QueenMac75
Chania Prefecture, Greece
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A very pleasant quiet rocky beach off the beaten track ,with FREE SUNBEDS very unusual a few people were enjoying snorkelling.The cappucino in the café was superb. The only downside was the beach toilets were not great if you need the toilet stop at the village before going to the beach.

Thank MeAndonis
North Essex
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were exploring and saw the sign for the beach when in Afrata. On driving down we found the small bay with a taverna and free sunbeds. It was not too crowded so we decided to stay. No I do have to give a warning about the sunbeds...they are not new,...in fact they are pretty aged. As we had got... More 

Thank Mike_Lorraine
Ramallah, null, Palestine
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

heaven beach.. very beautiful place that you must see and spend some time there relaxing and chilling,

Thank Rasha Q
Uzice, Serbia
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85 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This beach is just ok.It is clean,with free sunbeds and sunshade,then you have free parking near.The water is clean,blue.Beach is to small,and we were there just in pass.There is taverna too,so you can eat or drink if you want.

Thank vanjaboris
Dymock, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

You have to have transport to get here. A very steep drive brings you to a small rocky cove, a few beach umbrellas and a little cafe. Great if you are seeking quiet but it could fill up quickly. A village lies just above . Great for snorkelling . Worth a visit

Thank Jackie T
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely secluded beach, with some good snorkelling. Free sunbeds but get there early to make sure of a spot. There is a taverna on the beach serving drinks and food. If you are staying nearby and fancy a day trip then it's worth a look and a lovely drive to get there.

Thank Robin F
Platanias, Greece
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44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I am local and know everything about Crete. I have been there sometimes but I must say is nothing special. However if you are alone or if you want to "escape"for some time is good to visit it. Don't expect much. As I say... Just to escape for some time.

Thank Kokkinakis
Bucharest, Romania
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66 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Really nice quiet beach. There is a small taverna nearby with drinks and food. The sun beds are free. The water is really nice for snorkeling and swimming.

Thank ponoranadrian
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hidden pebble beach looking back on platanias...tavronitis etc..takes a little finding but worth it .

Thank Graceland67

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