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Clear Clean Sea

We were disappointed by Voulismeni sandy beach due to filthy water quality so didn’t stay and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Provencals
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Saignon, France
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Large pebble beach at the end of plaka. Sun beds 7 euros with waiter service. Reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mal1963mal
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Eparchiaki Odos Agiou Nikolaou - Vrouchas, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After many sandy beaches this was a great surprise. Cristal clear water, changing cabin, sun beds and umbrellas - to rent for 7 euros or free for the customers of the bar. Take your water shoes with you. Right next to the beach there is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place to visit, shame the rocks are so big and you need shoes on, I couldn't sun bath here, I could and did have a wonderful time though, very scenic and some great bars

Thank Islandhoppers005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed by Voulismeni sandy beach due to filthy water quality so didn’t stay and decided to give Plaka rocky beach a chance. Best decision but come prepared with proper shoes for navigating the stones. Wooden walking planks create a path to rentable beach...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large pebble beach at the end of plaka. Sun beds 7 euros with waiter service. Reasonably priced drinks and food. A bit precarious to get in and out of the water, but well worth it once your in. The water is very clear here so...More

Thank Mal1963mal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is really nice with big stones and clear water. Plaka is a cosy and calm village. The beach bar has fast and good service. We really liked the visit here.

Thank Sofie K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Enjoyed watching local families enjoy this beach, it is pebbly but the shallow warm water makes it a must for paddling.

Thank K M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We were stopping in Plaka so this was the nearest beach to us. Pebble beach that is very clean with wooden walkways across the back of it and into the sea at various points.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Plaka shingle beach 🏖 is amazing and has a beautiful view of Spinalonga fortress. The small island of Spinalonga operated as a leper hospital during the first half of the 20th century.

Thank kapaniris
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This is a 6 euro taxi ride from the Sentido Elounda Blu resort. There are boat trips available, an array of local shops, Tavernas, fish restaurants and a great beach.

Thank croughton2016
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We spent wonderfull day on this beach. Even it is pebble beach, slightly difficult to walk, it is very clean with high quality parasols and beds. Price of one parasol and 2 beds is 7E which is very affordable. Showers is in service. there are...More

Thank VRACH_MNE
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