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Achlia Beach

Epar.Od. Ierapetras-Sitias, Achlia, Crete 720 55, Greece
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Quiet, secluded beach--feels like a secret

Like the title states, Achlia beach is quiet and secluded and feels like a secret. The beach itself... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2017
mmarturano
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New Orleans, Louisiana
via mobile
Hidden Gem

Generally speaking, this side of beach is not as busy as the other side of the island. So you can... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2017
Yali L
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Jun 13, 2017
“Hidden Gem”
Oct 13, 2017
“Quiet, secluded beach--feels like a secret”
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Epar.Od. Ierapetras-Sitias, Achlia, Crete 720 55, Greece
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Like the title states, Achlia beach is quiet and secluded and feels like a secret. The beach itself is a little more rocky than the other beaches in the area but the weather is perfect and protected by the wind. Galini taverna on the beach...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2017

Generally speaking, this side of beach is not as busy as the other side of the island. So you can really enjoy the beach without disturbing noise and traffic.

Thank Yali L
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

This is the same as Galini Beach. We drove 1 hr to get to this beach and it was all worth it. It is not to busy, water is very clear and the restaurant(taverna) serves great food. They have waiters running back and forth to...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Great clean water, quiet, not crowded with a cute tavern. Friendly for families, with clean facilities. Worth a visit!

Thank Pepi M
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Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Nice pebblestone beach, but the water gets deep fast. Nice for snorkeling, by the look of it. Umbrella + 2 sunbeds was €6 and the food at the Taverna Galinia was tasty with huge portions. Nothing to complain about, just not as nice as other...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a long, sandy beach with a few small pebbles as you enter. Depending on the current, sometimes the waves create a little "step" as you enter, but we saw people of all ages handling it without problems. If you swim a little further...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2014

We go to Achlia beach at least once every time we go to Crete. It is in a sheltered bay so the water is always calm and warm. Snorkelling is good along both sides of the bay. There are a reasonable number of trees for...More

Thank JonScaife
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