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Mononaftis Beach

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Address: Agia Pelagia, Crete, Greece

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Such a lovely quiet beach!

TAKE WET SHOES AND SNORKELS!! This beach is beautiful, one your in the sea, it is rocky and the rocks are slippery. You can buy wet shoes from the shops on the beach and they were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
Laura F
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This beach is stunning! I would recommend this to anyone, gorgeous water, golden sand, great little shops and cafes surrounding it. A huge step up from all surrounding beaches in the area too!

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England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A lovely beach with glorious views round 2 headlands. Small but lovely. Particularly beautiful at night.

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Thank BoogieBB
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

lovely little shingle beach , taverns and shops , massive hill if walking down and up. thats pretty much it...

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Thank danny b
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

TAKE WET SHOES AND SNORKELS!! This beach is beautiful, one your in the sea, it is rocky and the rocks are slippery. You can buy wet shoes from the shops on the beach and they were about €6/7 the water is clear and lots of little fishes to see! Not suitable for little children or elderly in my opinion as... More 

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Thank Laura F
Tonsberg, Norway
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very intimate athmosphere at this small beach a little bit west of Agia Palagia village. With the sea viewa and the mountains around, this is a beach where you can totally relax and enjoy wonderful swimming in the soft and warm Mediteranean ocean. Just behind you there is a couple of very nice tavernas, as well as minimarkets and other... More 

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Thank Signar I
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Spent a couple of days here on our 1 week holiday. Pebble Beach, nice atmosphere , couple of nice tavernas and supermarkets. Gorgeous water to cool off in, what more can you ask.

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Thank Josielady
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94 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Fabulous little beach, fine pebbles, but OK, sunbeds and umbrellas 2 euro each per day. 3 litle bars and eating places, 2 supermarkets, 2 souvenir shops and a car hire/trip shop, along with a dive centre all in one beautiful little bay. Lovel clearn clean water, although the rocks are VERY slippery - sea shows are highly recommended here! Good... More 

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Thank Kate C
Preston, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This beach is much smaller than Agia Pelagia but has a couple of tavernas to get lunch or just a snack. Sunbeds are so cheap only 2 euros.

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Thank nige1966
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Lively clean beach but rocky so take swimming shoes and you will love it. Couple of shops and car hire and restraunts

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Thank Helen N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The good news...the beach is relaxing and scenic .... Clear water ...$6 Eros for 2 beach chairs and umbrella ....Now the not so good news ...This beach if you are used to the Caribbean beaches will be a disappointment...beach is small pebbles ....commercialized....peak season crowded and need water shoes because slippery rocks when you enter the water...even with shoes watched... More 

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