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Vai Beach

Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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Worth the journey

We travelled for almost two hours from ag Nik to get here with a toddler. It did not disappoint... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CarDidsbury
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Interesting Palms - but super Touristy

Having been to many beaches around the world this one is interesting but that’s about it... super... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ceal0909
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Sydney, Australia
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“palm trees” (59 reviews)
“nice beach” (35 reviews)
“water sports” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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"palm trees"
in 59 reviews
"nice beach"
in 35 reviews
"water sports"
in 17 reviews
"high season"
in 8 reviews
"parking place"
in 5 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 9 reviews
"jet ski"
in 7 reviews
"sunbeds and umbrellas"
in 5 reviews
"big waves"
in 3 reviews
"clear water"
in 7 reviews
"rented a car"
in 3 reviews
"parking costs"
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"long trip"
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"agios nikolaos"
in 12 reviews
"day trip"
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"bounty"
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"forest"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We travelled for almost two hours from ag Nik to get here with a toddler. It did not disappoint. Crystal clear waters and a shallow shore meant it was the perfect beach for our daughter. We used the shop and restaurant which was nice and...More

Thank CarDidsbury
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having been to many beaches around the world this one is interesting but that’s about it... super touristy 2.5 euro to get in & crowded... not a highlight unless u just happen to be in far eastern Crete... and then worth a visit!

Thank Ceal0909
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 3pm, and it was quite crowded. After having lunch and going up to the viewpoint (I recommend to even go a bit further than the viewpoint, you will have amazing views and see another empty beach) it was less crowdy. We went...More

Thank Nele V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnificent place! Beautiful beach with green blue water! Absolute pleasure in one of the best beaches in Crete!!

Thank ktsagaros
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not been here for 37 years when it was not commericalised.You now pay for parking 2.50€ as it has falcilites WC,showers,changing cubicles ,cafes,restaurants and the rows of sunbeds and brollies! Thank goodness there is space after the rows of sunbeds for space for people who...More

Thank Susanlockyer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this beach but could be horrendous in later season. 2.5 Euro to park all day. Food and drink prices ok. Sunbed and umbrella a bit pricey but we did not use theirs. Good swimming and water sports available.

1  Thank SandS98
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice beach. Water is so clean you can see the bottom when you are neck-deep. Parking costs 2.50 eur

Thank Max K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have read reviews in which people say that this beach was very crowded. Well, when we visited (middle of May), it wasn't. It was windy, which I like a lot, so I inquired whether that was the case in July and August as well,...More

1  Thank Ljiljana S
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Worth the trek. Rent a car and go #DiscoverVai The beach is perfection and there is a restaurant and cafe 50 meters away so a perfect day trip!

Thank Kat V
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to be, especially with children. Sandy and clean beach, nice restaurant nearby. The sea is very shallow and the water is velar.

Thank 10kathrinm
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Kareena A
4 August 2015|
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Response from 896gilles | Reviewed this property |
From Ag. Nikolaos, Vai beach is a 2 hours trip with a car
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