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Unique site - palm trees all around

So many palm trees and the place is still in Europe! The holiday atmosphere, nice sandy beach and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Iwona W
Palm Beach

We love going here to the restaurant. The Beach and surrounding area is lovely. We mainly visit... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
EastCreteTraveller
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“palm trees” (62 reviews)
“nice beach” (33 reviews)
“water sports” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

So many palm trees and the place is still in Europe! The holiday atmosphere, nice sandy beach and friendly infrastructure make the visit most enjoyable and pleasant!

Thank Iwona W
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We love going here to the restaurant. The Beach and surrounding area is lovely. We mainly visit the beach out of season when staying at our house in Maronia.

Thank EastCreteTraveller
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Nice beach, but if you are not looking for tourist attracktion then Crete offers you more beautiful and quiet beaches to visit. But yes it is beautiful with palms. Parking costs 2,5€ and a bed on the beach was 4€ or 4,5€. Nice cafe and...More

Thank Heini P
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

A nice beach at the front of Europe's only date palm forest. The beach is nice with quite coarse sand. For small kids the beach gets deep quite fast. It quickly drops off to a depth of around 1m and after that it varies with...More

1  Thank trace42
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

After visiting some beaches in the area of Sissi we decided to visit Vai beach. After a drive of over 2 hours the view alone would have been sufficient! It is a very nice sandy beach with palm trees. The beach lays in a bay...More

1  Thank nvandermeijde
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach surrounded by palm trees 🌴 Water warm and clear 🌊 cafeteria makes really nice frappe. We bought sooo juicy and sweet washed grapes 🍇 over there too. If you want more than just to enjoy the view there are some water sports. If...More

1  Thank Severyte
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 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
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 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
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From Ag. Nikolaos, Vai beach is a 2 hours trip with a car
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