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Walk. Sunbathe, eat, drink , repeat.

A stunning beach also known as Sweetwater Beach on account of the fresh water that bubbles up... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Wonderful beach

We went there two days ago. The water was clear and blue, a little cold for the currents. There is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gaia P
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Chora Sfakia, Sfakia, Crete 730 11, Greece
+30 697 326 7310
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A stunning beach also known as Sweetwater Beach on account of the fresh water that bubbles up through the pebbles and sand. It has a restaurant on a pontoon where the boats dock which you must try. Fabulous service and food for somewhere so remote....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there two days ago. The water was clear and blue, a little cold for the currents. There is a tavern where you can eat typical food, handmade on the moment. We had chicken souvlaki and zucchini’s ball. There were very good!! And you...More

Thank Gaia P
Reviewed 20 July 2018

you only get there by boat, it is not crowded and the water is crystal clear! There is also a taverna in the water that serves fresh fish! Amazing!

Thank StellaF388
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

A walk on rocks during 30’ a bit strong With beach shoes then you reach out to The sea Welcoming by nudism and farer you join The restaurant The public beach Both attitude live In harmony The sea is amazing very refreshing Rent an umbrella...More

2  Thank AMIMER M
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the beach by boat from Hora Sfakion (short 10-15 min ride) and ended up finding one of the best beaches in Crete. During the day it can get very hot on the beach but the water is refreshing due to the springs underneath....More

Thank Cristian B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Sweet water Beach is one of the great Beaches of Crete Island. You can visit the beach: a) On foot..walking from the closest highway point, which is common. The root has one difficult spot. b) That's why i recommend to visit the beach with a...More

2  Thank manosep
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this beach during our stay in Chania. We drove to Sfakia and then took a boat. You could also hike down to the beach but we chose the easy route. The boats come very frequently to pick you up. The beach was one...More

Thank jopa2010
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Since you can only reach it on foot or by boat, not crowded, peaceful, and the scenery is very nice surrounded by cliffs. Water is clean and due to sweet water springs, cool and refreshing. Large section for naturists. Nice small Tavern, very clean toilets.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We took the boat to Loutro and started our walk towards Chora Sfakion. It may be a little difficult to find the beginning of the E4 as the path is called but you go to the left as you pass the beach in Loutro. The...More

1  Thank Couple_H_A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

And don't miss the lentil soup at the Mermaid Taverna on the beach! The best part of the beach is the far end from the tavern, under the shade of the tamarisk trees.

Thank dickonfotheringay
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Response from naturaltravel2018 | Reviewed this property |
Not usually but can whip up if the wind is onshore.