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A nice reward after a good hike

You can reach this beach on foot along the coast (E4), a hike down Ardena gorge, or by boat. The... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Kalle T
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Askoy Municipality, Norway
Best way to finish Samaria Gorge Hike

Unexpectedly wounded up here after a four hour hike down Samaria gorge. Definitely the best way to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
african3xplorer
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

You can reach this beach on foot along the coast (E4), a hike down Ardena gorge, or by boat. The love small beach has som lovely grotto's to swim trough. You can also enjoy a good meal at a small taverna. Som hikers say they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kalle T
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Unexpectedly wounded up here after a four hour hike down Samaria gorge. Definitely the best way to end the hike, considering that the ferries run infrequently from the jetty adjuscent to the beach. Most hikers and beach goers spent the afternoon floricking in the prestine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank african3xplorer
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

MARMARA beach and restaurant , amazing place with breath taking cristal clear waters . The restaurant is a family business the the staff is so friendly and the food unreal . We spent a few good urs there eating and swimming . The only way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thekingspub
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended if you are about to stay loutro or ag roumeli or sfakia. It’s reachable from loutro .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AdamAlexandrovich24
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The beach is beautiful, the water is crystal clear and snorkelling was great. The taverna above the beach has got a nice view and pleasant vibe (but it gets crowded). Would certainly recommend a visit. We arrived by boat and then returned to Loutro by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank federica_sbaffo
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Amazing place, away from the crowds, just as it is supposed to be when searching for a quite and memorable beach. Keep in mind that there aren't many places to protect yourself from the sun, though! Don't miss the chance to go there! Amazing!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IasonKaran
Reviewed 31 August 2018

There are no words to describe it! It is remote. You access it mainly by boat from Hora Sfakion. That is why it is no crowded! If you are looking for a quiet beach with crystal water, that is the place to go...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank p3020014
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Walked from Loutro to this beautiful cove, the restaurant has good, reasonably priced food and wine. I would thoroughly recommend it..

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sarah_s1402
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The beach is unique and the restaurant is lovely too!! Loutro also is great !! Overall it’s a must if you are near, so peaceful and great ! I will visit again for sure !!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ZachaLim
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A fabulousrestaurant but also a hotel as well. Chrisostomos and Edmund run a great restaurant and the food is excellent. The food ranges from fruit yoghurt and honey, sfakia pie, bacon and eggs with toast, pork steak with fries, pork souvlaki with fries, calamari, various...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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lovesw87
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It's quite far from Chania! 2,5 hours until Sfakia and then half hour by water taxi to the beach!
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