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Great beach to swim and relax

This is a small sandy beach great for children and beginner swimmers. The water is crystal clear... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Kalamaki beach

+: a large sandy beach, relaxing and quiet, but at the same time having a lot of facilities... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Heraklion, Greece
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13 Sep 2018
“Great beach to swim and relax”
16 Aug 2018
“Kalamaki beach”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Kalamaki, Crete, Greece
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We have been to Kalamaki about 15 times in the past 20 years, usually with a couple of friends, on one occasion as much as 24! Even after all these years, this place is still not overrun by tourists, which makes it much less crowded...More

3  Thank Erik C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 May 2016

It is a fully organized beach with all summer amenities, hotels and rooms available in the area that are close to the beach. Clear shallow waters appropriate for children. We just made a stop here to rest...it was cloudy and did not have a swim.

1  Thank greekcypriot2009
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a small sandy beach great for children and beginner swimmers. The water is crystal clear and it is very shallow a long way from the shore. The lifeguard is present for most of the day, so it's also very safe.

Thank mszmajdowicz
Reviewed 16 August 2018

+: a large sandy beach, relaxing and quiet, but at the same time having a lot of facilities, on-street parking, value for money sunbeds and umbrellas. -: bedrock covers some parts, the beach is exposed to westerlies, and is scenic but average beach for the...More

Thank cretanplaces
Reviewed 12 August 2018

A perfect quiet place far from mass tourism offering all amenities for a perfect beach-day. Sandy beach faced west - wonderful sunsets. Numerous small authentic Greek restaurants and bars serving lunch or dinner. Shoes are recommended to entry water at some places (pebble at the...More

Thank ashevc
Reviewed 1 August 2018

One of my favorite beaches in the world. If you walk in to the Komos direction you will find yourself in little bit remoted place. Not to many people. Wildness. No sounds of the civilization. Just you beach and the sea. If there are some...More

1  Thank gregskim2016
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is such a lovely place, the people are so friendly and relaxed. Stayed 10 days and enjoyed every day. Its a small place but there are lots of places to eat, with a good choice of food to suit everyone. There is a nice...More

Thank hedgesbabs
Reviewed 31 July 2018

So beautiful romantic beach. Waves and windy sometimes, but very nice. Lack of people, sun beds and umbrellas for free.

Thank Dagmar Z
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful sandy beach in this quiet resort. The sunset from the beach is stunning. For those more daring part of the beach is allocated for naturists

Thank ann692
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This place is so beautiful. We’ve been to a lot of stops on our Greece vacation so far and this is by far one of our favorites.

1  Thank Toni N
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This is a lovely beach that stretches many kilometers so easy to find space, whether organized, since lots of beds and umbrellas, or expanse of Wilder areas to have more privacy, your choice! Libyan sea, lovely and fine sand, not much wind when we visited...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Beautiful and clean! The sand is quite dark, so it was really hot on our feet. There is a sharp drop-off as you get in the water. Nice waves, but the rocky ridge made it a little hard at the time we were there. I...More

2  Thank JeniBJeniB
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