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Skinaria Beach

Plakias, Crete, Greece
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Very nice beach

Lovely beach and sea. Little stream for the children to play in and dam a couple of nice cafes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Reading, United Kingdom
Late afternoon swim

Perfect clear sea with lots of little fish easily seen with goggles Good coarse sandy beach going... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tony w
via mobile
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  • Average4%
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Plakias, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely beach and sea. Little stream for the children to play in and dam a couple of nice cafes - can be difficult to park.

Thank JGooch1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect clear sea with lots of little fish easily seen with goggles Good coarse sandy beach going into sheltered cove

Thank tony w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The road to the beach was horrible, in my and my travel companions´ opinion, so narrow, curvy and with poor visibility at places that you do not wish to meet another vehicle on the way (at least with a big car like we had). There...More

Thank Janna78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this beach, but it is a bit tricky to get to. The road is very narrow for 2km drive from the main road, but it's well worth it once you get there. Tranquil turquoise waters in a beautiful cove. There are 2 tavernas with...More

Thank KLMiles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is lovely small bay with low cliffs on either side and a really nice well kept shingle beach. The sun beds are well maintained and belong to the 2 Tavernas which occupy the only building which is in the middle at the back of...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Either you are interested for scuba diving or just for swim this place is not to be missed when you are in Plakias area. The waters are crystal clear blue but you have to be careful of the rocks inside and where you step on.Also...More

Thank George T
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a small beach not too difficult to reach, offering some infrastructure as well. It is moderately organised (umbrellas and chairs available for 5-6 EUR, unless you choose to order something from the local tavern - which can be recommended!), but not too crowded...More

Thank DrSpaceBoy
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Amazingly beautiful beach. Not very long, but deep, beautiful waters, enough space for all (don't know in high season).

Thank DimitriVol
Reviewed 23 April 2017

It's such a wonderful environment ! clear water, wild rocks around ! it is not overcrouded and you can relax!

Thank Stella V
Reviewed 26 January 2017

the most beautiful color of the water, crystal clear! fantastic taverna by the beach with the greatest Cretan food ever!!

Thank MariolaAfroditi
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