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“clean water”(11 reviews)
Petrochori, Pylos-Nestor, Greece
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All reviews bring your own crystal clear waters clean water sand dunes costa navarino early in the morning fine sand shallow water be careful walk up car park natural beauty high season umbrellas gialova bay greece
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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Unimaginably beautiful beach and equally stunning surroundings. Nestor’s mythical palace is visible from the beach and is a brisk 45 minute uphill climb to explore the marvellous ruins. One can only imagine if services were permitted what a world class beach this would be. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PeterDilesIII
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

With the parents of my husband we spent some days at this beach. A lot of greek people but no music or restaurants, you need to bring your own food and umbrella. Very clean no, garbage left. Shallow and warm (28°-30°C) ocean, perfect for small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catalina_Mht
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Wonderful beach in Messinia area. Better to visit in low season (not Jul-Aug). Please respect the nature

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this beach at the end of the afternoon - when we arrived it was incredibly busy but thankfully as the day drew to a close most folk left. There were possibly about thirty of us left for sunset and it was peaceful. Sadly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seadrift
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The pictures Looks very good but when we got there it was a disappointment very crowded and hot. have to have a care be careful driving it one way. Make shout to have umbrellas, towels snack and drink. There aren’t lots of parking we have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

My husband and I were staying in Costa Navarino and discovered that this world class beach insofar as its setting is spectacular (surrounded by cliffs, in a natural cove on the Ionian Sea, near Europes largest lagoon where birds stopover in their migration crystal clear...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were taken to this beach by local friends one a bright sunny September afternoon and boy was this one of my most memorable beach outings! The beach is in a sort of lagoon which makes the water very calm and shallow for a fairly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anandavinash
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

A friend took us to “the cow belly” (what the name of the beach means) and made sure we could see the shape of the cow belly in the bay ☺️ Like every beach we went to in all of Greece the water was crystal...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lemongrass26
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The beach was totally stunning, only a few other bathers, the water crystal clear and perfect temperature. Easily comparable with some Thai beaches and protected, so no loungers, umbrellas or hawkers allowed- perfect. We went in mid September, no rubbish, a few fag butts (grrrr...)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emilygould
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It really is as stunning as the pictures lead you to imagine. BUT, hurry if you want to get there as it is so popular and nowadays crammed that it is quickly becoming spoiled.When will humans take their rubbish with them?

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Maria T | Reviewed this property |
Vanessa it's about 15 minutes by car from Pylos. You'd either have to take a taxi and have them return to pick you up, which is costly, or rent a motorbike.
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21 April 2018|
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Response from chrismegas | Reviewed this property |
As I far as I remember around 20 min.
8 September 2015|
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Response from MargaretPowell | Reviewed this property |
As above, but if you have any phone data plan...google maps will get you there easily from Kalamata....some orange and tomato street stalls as you leave Kalamata..... take everything you need with you as at Voidkilia there... More