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Good for cliff/rock jumping

Now as a beach this is not really up to much compared to the many wonderful beaches that Crete gad... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Mark T
,
Cardiff, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best for windy days in Herakon

If you are situeted in Heraklion and it is the windy day you can spend nice day on the Paleocastro... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
vesnarajko
,
Belgrade, Serbia
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
21 Aug 2017
“Good for cliff/rock jumping”
12 Sep 2016
“Best for windy days in Herakon”
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Plateia Palaiokastrou, Gazi, Crete 714 14, Greece
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Now as a beach this is not really up to much compared to the many wonderful beaches that Crete gad to offer - however if you have some daredevil teenagers that have to let off some steam and want to go rock jumping/cliff jumping then...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are situeted in Heraklion and it is the windy day you can spend nice day on the Paleocastro bech a few cilometer away.There is a few tavernas . You can eat good, delicious food,in the sweet ambient ,in the shade under the wine,with...More

Thank vesnarajko
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This clearly was a pretty little beach however, now, it is swamped with sunbeds and all peace and tranquillity ruined as the whole beach is spanned by an enormous road bridge. There are an innumerate number of other beaches that are worth a visit before...More

3  Thank Alfa F
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The nice and cosy stone (little, flat, don't hurt foot) beach. BUT a car bridge with a heavy traffic near to the beach make irritating noise. Also there isn't public transport or walking path to Ammudara or Heraklion

1  Thank Piotrek P
Reviewed 31 August 2015

A very nice and quiet beach, a parking place nearby. We didn't like the restaurant, the food was not special, the prices high and the people not friendly. The beach was grat, good for snorkling and relax.

Thank Elly K
Reviewed 3 July 2015

First beach in my visit to Greece and it was AMAZING. It's free, there are couresey beach chairs, AND (if you seek the finer thrills in life) you can jump off a 50ft cliff into the water. The water is clear and the beach not...More

Thank ReggieCollarBonez
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Is a locals hot spot, not many tourists. To access, there is an easy sign off highway E75-90. Beach is right at bottom of overpass. Does not have lifeguard, no umbrellas, nor chairs to rent. There is no shade, u will be in full sun!...More

2  Thank CurlieQ42
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