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Rethymnon Beach

Sofokli Venizelou, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Basic beach service... crystal clear water and great beach chairs

The beach is across the road from the "strip" of beach shops and beach bars. We visited before the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JeniBJeniB
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Skovde, Sweden
Stunning beach

Visit GOLD just off beach , lovely mojito and All welcome ... miles of pure sand and blue sea... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
russdite
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“long beach” (13 reviews)
“nice beach” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sofokli Venizelou, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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"plenty of sunbeds"
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"long beach"
in 13 reviews
"nice beach"
in 12 reviews
"big waves"
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"clean water"
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"blue flag beach"
in 4 reviews
"sun beds and an umbrella"
in 2 reviews
"non swimmers"
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"family beach"
in 2 reviews
"water sports"
in 8 reviews
"fine sand"
in 3 reviews
"clear water"
in 6 reviews
"deck chairs"
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"waiter service"
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"hundred meters"
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"cool drink"
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"plenty of choice"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is across the road from the "strip" of beach shops and beach bars. We visited before the high season, and it was warm enough! The staff were happy to attend us before the big rush of summer. This is a sandy beach set...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit GOLD just off beach , lovely mojito and All welcome ... miles of pure sand and blue sea 🌊 great 👍🏽

Thank russdite
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just across the hotel we stayed in for a week. Not too busy and the service of food/drink was very efficient. Really made our holiday special.

Thank Mahtanid
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a decent beach, we headed to this central area for a day by the water. Firstly, on the plus side, there were plenty of shops and bars around so food, drinks and toilets were available. Sadly, the beach itself was filled with piles...More

Thank TheTabascokid
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful surprise to find such a refreshing beach so close to the old town, culture for the adults and sand for the kids all in one visit, brilliant!

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We walked past the beach whilst doing some sightseeing. The beach looked amazing with golden sand and crystal clear blue ocean. I would come back and have a splash!!

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Water is so clear and blue. Rocks with sand. Nice beach. Visited in Dec. Nice temp.nice walk if go all way to end od beach

Thank jynx s
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Nice sand beach with volleyball courts, lovely warm sea for swimming and lots of restaurants and cafes nearby. Sun beds a bit pricy.

Thank DGB59
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Well-placed for the old town and harbour. Gentle slope and the water didn't even go above waist for quite some time. But overall, just a long flat beach

Thank Roger H
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Me and my husband were sitting on the beach near the harbour wall (close to Ikarus beach). The water was a little wavy and the people were still allowed to swim in certain parts. However when someone was swimming in the sea nearest to the...More

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579happyholidaygoer
29 December 2017|
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Response from Greeklover20 | Reviewed this property |
There will be plenty of open restaurants in Rethymo - its quite a large city. Check out 'Bricks' (Facebook @bricksbeerhouse) for some exceptional Greek craft beers. Can't help you with watersports - chances are that the sea... More
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Rob F
28 July 2017|
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Response from eliferturkan | Reviewed this property |
hi, there are many beaches near to rethimnon. we have also a daughter,5 years old and she enjoyed in chisos asterias very much. this is also a beach which you can find in trip advisor. waterpark no idea:( knossos ancient... More
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Teo A
11 March 2017|
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Response from Ulysses336 | Reviewed this property |
the sea is calm ,entrance is smooth with no stones ; it's not deep,the deepnes increases gradually and naturally that it's ok for kids too; however,as in Crete there is wind almost every day,in the afternoons there usually... More
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