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a peculiar beach

a beach in a palm tree forest, well organised with parking, cafes and restaurant, but also with a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fantastic beach

This beach has something for everyone. The sun beds and parasols are ideal, and if you walk to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“palm trees” (60 reviews)
“nice beach” (31 reviews)
“water sports” (20 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

a beach in a palm tree forest, well organised with parking, cafes and restaurant, but also with a nudist part not far away from the mainstream beach

Thank dib502
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach has something for everyone. The sun beds and parasols are ideal, and if you walk to the far end and take the sunbeds at the back it's like having a beach to yourself. The restaurant there is run brilliantly and the food is...More

Thank Clippys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, beach with palms;) beautiful place for couples sweet paradise on Creta. You have to visit this place.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location : Far from main city's, it has a nice landscape if you get up the rocks but you can find better. Beach: is okey overcrowded sometimes but depends on time and season you visiting. Parking : 2,5 euros or find your own and walk...More

Thank Enea S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach but slightly expensive compared to others in Crete this due to massive flows of tourists daily. I recommend also visiting the area lots of amazing rural country sites to enjoy. Watch out for the goats they might stop you on the way!

Thank rollofonico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great beach, swimming with the forest behind you. Be sure to take some photos under a phoenix. It is better to get there after 4 pm since it is a bit crowded. Don' t miss the beach behind the cliff which is less...More

Thank Athan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Most beautiful beach in Crete. Very very clean water, showers, change cabin. You must go there. Amazing view.

Thank PetraRada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

- nice sandy beach, one of the best from Crete - not crowded - very good organized, clean, toilets, showers, parking area 2.5€/day - amazing water, clean, sand...no rocks 🤓

Thank Catalin P
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This beach is well organised, picturesque and beautiful. I last came here as a teenager and it was even more beautiful than I remembered. The palm forest is gorgeous and the sea is crystal clear. A short walk up the side of a mountain provides...More

Thank Guthrie1
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It's a wonderful beach, i absolutely loved it! I had very low expectations when we decided to visit it, because most of the reviews pointed out the fact that it's overcrowded. Even it was the last week of july and we visited it midday, it...More

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