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Not much there, and a bit of a trek

I'll start by saying I'm not much pf a beach person, so bear that in mind. However, I have been to... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
TheMirror
,
England
Tad Disappointed

Having read other reviews here, I felt the hair raising car journey down steep, potholed roads with... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
mhensh66
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“free parking” (6 reviews)
“porto katsiki” (8 reviews)
“windy road” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

I'll start by saying I'm not much pf a beach person, so bear that in mind. However, I have been to and loved Elafonisi beach in Crete, and the Maldives etc. Gialos was a bit of a trek down a very twisty road. That's OK....More

Thank TheMirror
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Having read other reviews here, I felt the hair raising car journey down steep, potholed roads with seriously tight hairpin bends would be worth it. Sadly, it wasn't. This is a beach that is better seen from above and, from that point of view, it's...More

Thank mhensh66
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Our intention had been Port Katsiki beach but as we ate lunch overlooking the road down to it, watching loads of car, must of whom turned back and returned back up the congested windy road we decided to give it a miss. Instead we found...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Gialos is one of my favoirite beaches in Lefkada. Altough the way to the beach in a bit hardcore, with bumpy and sloppy roads, the sightseeing is breathtaking. The beach is less crowded but it has umbrellas and seats you can rent if you arive...More

1  Thank horatiuoana
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location but don't be misled by the reviews talking about a sandy beach. It's pebbles and if you want to be comfortable, bring some water shoes. It's pretty but in my opinion not outstanding other than the colour of the water.

Thank Westofcenter
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed Gialos beach for 2 years and consider it the most enjoyable beach that we ever experienced in Europe ! Not crowded as it's neighbors, warm waters, quiet water most of the time, long distance to walk along, great wild steep mountains along for...More

2  Thank cobatour
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Umbrellas and sun beds for rent: Yes Places for own umbrellas: Yes Places were you can buy water/drinks: Yes Sandy beach: Yes Protective footwear: Yes Worth revisit: definitely yes The beach is accessible by car with free parking (no shadow). The water is Lefkada specific...More

1  Thank Sorin C
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Must visit beach So beautiful and not very busy. We enjoy it. If you want private beach even in Augost

Thank irini516
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Endless broad sandy beach, partly organised (choice of having with or without music). Sufficient snack bars and small tavernas allow to have decent meals during the stay. Water is amazing see through and incredible blue hues, pebbly and with larger stones when entering. The sand...More

Thank Matyas L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

If you can cope with the windy road and numerous hairpin bends, it easy to park on the beach. 2 Sun beds and an umbrella €7 for the day. Big waves and small depending on the wind. Beautiful and very relaxing. Shabby chic taverna makes...More

1  Thank Lulu582013
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Elena K
16 July 2016|
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This beautiful beach is 4 km far away from village called "athani".
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