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Frangokastello Beach

Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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worse beach in crete

it is the worse beach we have been to in crete we stayed in chania 90 min drive each... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
antoine a
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful beach along great scenery

Long (mostly) sandy beach with very beautiful clear water. It is a bit shallow, but hardly any... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Graz, Austria
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Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

it is the worse beach we have been to in crete we stayed in chania 90 min drive each way nothing special about the castle unless you are staying on the south coast of crete ,i wouldn't waste a day iguana beach near chania is...More

Thank antoine a
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Long (mostly) sandy beach with very beautiful clear water. It is a bit shallow, but hardly any rocks so great for families. Check it out, you won't regret it!

Thank IsaPetersen
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you want a beach that is clean, clear, sandy and inviting THIS is the best beach on the island. We came see Frangokastello, but the beach was the added bonus that we didn't expect! Very well worth it.

1  Thank PJ D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Overshadowing the beach is the historical Castle of Frangokastello. You can choose to sit under the umbrellas at the beach and pay for each chair or sit at the tavern 30 metres away and sit in the shade and have a cold drink and have...More

Thank Mani B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Nice and clean beach in front of the castle We had a nice time at Fragkokastello The castle is the only place to see

Thank Christina k
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful beach under the old castle... Seabeds and umbrellas that you pay, but a lot of free space to put your stuff and be alone... A interesting picturesque to swim. Last days of June was fantastic idea for vacation. No so many people...

Thank Penny A
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The water is clear (as all the beaches in the South of Crete). This beach is great for kids the water is shallow and there is sand for the kids to play. Ofcourse the castle adds to the surounding. There is a cafe nearby for...More

Thank bunny76happy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you park by the castle and walk down the steps, you discover a long beach stretching out in front of you with water to your left. As you make your way down the beach you discover that this is a sandy spit reaching out...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Enormous beach, loads of unoccupied sun loungers etc, even a lonely shower amidst the beach. On windy days, probably onky for the brave but stunning setting with sea on both sides of the sandspit

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Warm clear turquoise water, soft sand with a Taverna right on the beach offering some welcome shade lovely.

Thank vicky499
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