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Xi Beach

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Address: Lixouri to Manzavinata Rd. | Lixouri, 28200, Greece

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Great beach for 1 day trip

Xi beach is a little bit crowded and you can see a garbage on some places. You can also visit a lot of great beach bars with great music. The sand is interesting and orange color... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
Stojkin

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Brigg, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the beach because of its unusual rusty coloured sand, which I didn't think was as prominent as pictures made out. It was very busy in July, filled with lots of young adults/teenagers, or families with children. As there was a lot of loud music playing, from the cafes, and blow up water activities in the sea. The sea... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I think this beach was the best in our 3 week trip. It is secluded and you need a car to get there. But we loved it being secluded, it felt like a destination, had character and want to crowded. The clay was fun and had activities for the kids (at an additional cost). We actually brought some clay home... More 

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Thank Chris T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Xi beach is a little bit crowded and you can see a garbage on some places. You can also visit a lot of great beach bars with great music. The sand is interesting and orange color is amazing. But I recommend you visit Xi beach only for 1 day. There're much better beaches on Cephalonia.

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Thank Stojkin
Totnes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went here when both Tavernas had just closed, which was unfortunate. We stayed awhile in the sun and then left to search for a drink. Worth a visit in the summer.

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BOLOGNA ITALY
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I did not enjoy this beach with red clay soil, in the very middle of nowhere! Lots of people, however, find this mud HEALTHY (like a SPA experience) . !!!

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The beach has a very original red-brown colour. If you like walking you will have an opportunity to make a loooooooong walk ;-) and breath. During the walk you can see beautiful sea, mountains and... the airplanes taking off and touching down. The only one problem is... chaos/mess on the beach (partly only), but you can look over the dado... More 

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A long narrow beach with red sand with beds and umbrellas for rent at €5 for the day. Clear waters and several eateries

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Lovely beach 6€ for 2 beds and a brolly or 4 poster types for more luxury Averto beach bar at the far end offer excellent value and a good choice of snacks and drinks with service on the beach or sit in the snack bar

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Xi Beach's red sand sets it apart from all the other beaches on the island. Not only that, it is also home to plenty of clay which, when moistened in sea water, you can rub over your body for some natural skincare. We spent two weeks in Kefalonia and as our hotel was right on Xi Beach, we were regular... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Honestly not my peace of cake, red sand give river beach looks, and beach is away from the town, about 20 min drive from Luxor, surrounded by white clay dunes. Few tavernas on the site.

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