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Falassarna Beach

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Address: Falassarna, Crete 73400, Greece
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Amazing view!!

Very nice and big beach. It is nice if you want to go and relax. It has the best sunset I have ever seen

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice and big beach. It is nice if you want to go and relax. It has the best sunset I have ever seen

Thank charliejohanson
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Falassarna Beach is a long open ocean beach with lots of waves so good for surfing. It is split in to several sandy coves such and Big Beach. Enjoy the Tavern and beach bars near by.

2 Thank lindakthomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Kilometers long and wide sandy beach with crystal clear water. Very easy to be reached. Falassarna beach is located on the left side of Balos lagoon and both a separated from the mountain. The beach offers great views and comfort, as it is sooo spacious! For all people who love waves - go on a bit windy day and you... More 

Thank Dilyana D
Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We came to the beach by driving 1hr from Chania town. The road is very easy to drive and only very small portion of mountain road in the end. There are several free parking 20 meters from the beach, so we think by car is the best way to go there. We came here by the end of Oct and... More 

Thank apollo_dlk
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited Falassarna on a windy day in July. The drive there through the mountains is quite magnificent, especially the final new kilometers down to the beach. My kids love waves so we brought our boogie boards and they spent the entire day riding the waves. HOWEVER, great waves requires great winds, which makes it near impossible to put up... More 

Thank myckameleon
Noida, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We came from Chania to Falassarna by bus. The beach is downhill on the route, so as one approaches, one gets a perfect view of the beach and nearby mountains. The view is breathtaking. The beach itself is clean and long enough to accomodate a large number of people without it feeling cramped (keep in mind that I m from... More 

Thank manishscgulati
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We drove over a mountain with hairpin turns making the drive to this beach an adventure but worth every bit of the drive. Breath taking views with amazing 1300s fort as back drop. Need to visit this side of the island on a nice weather day.

Thank Kimberly W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Long sandy beach (>2 km) with amazing colors in the warm sea in October. Visited several times, and sometimes only tens of people, sometimes perhaps a hundred in all beach. Several (mediocre) beach restaurants with free wifi, easy and free parking, toilets available and sunbed complete for 6 EUR. Great place to visit and swimmable through all October. In northern... More 

Thank jusaja
Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Loved it! My favourite beach in Crete. Nr 2 Kommos beach!Very warm see, amazing waves - not too rough.

Thank Aniaflossy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The beach is long, clean, with good nice natural sand which is good to walk in, not something filled back to cover rocks lik in other places. This one is real from nature. Waves comes slowly in there from west, and you can rest under the umbrella enjoying a cold drink which is served to you from the restaurant above.... More 

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