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A little hidden gem of a cove

Travelling the The Old Road instead of the new interchange on arriving at Afrata village you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sam B
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Peaceful, tranquil, secret beach

This wonderful small cove is breathtaking, there is a small taverna, offering free beach... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
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Afrata | Kolimbari, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling the The Old Road instead of the new interchange on arriving at Afrata village you can reach this small but beautiful little cove located at the end of a winding road. A small cove with sunbeds and umbrella at no cost. There is an...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

This wonderful small cove is breathtaking, there is a small taverna, offering free beach beds/umbrellas, water is clear but the beach is pebbles and a bit rocky when you first enter the water, that aside, well worth the visit away from the hussle and bussle...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

It may be small and aside from a beach bar and a few sun beds there is not much there but............... its a great little beach. Reached down a steep twisting road this small beach is pebbly rather than sandy but is good for a...More

1  Thank pgalpin
Reviewed 15 May 2018

In a cool place relaxing quite in the sun. The beach bar is a plus. The waters are clean and clear but the beach is not so "sandy" as a lot other in Krete.

1  Thank Manos M
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

A beautiful little beach in the middle of nowhere. It has a small winding concrete road leading to it and it's quite far out of the way but it is definitely worth the drive. It's a rocky beach hidden in a tight cove, so it's...More

Thank crt04
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Lovely spot for swimming. The taverna on the beach improves every year and food is home cooked and reasonably priced. It’s a great morning out from Kolimbari which is around 3 miles up a mountain . If only there were alternative ways of getting there?...More

Thank maciemae
Reviewed 23 January 2018

It was quite cold but we made it. Visiting these locations on a non high season has an undoubtfull advantage of enjoying the perfect scenery.

Thank Nelma118
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Pleasant trkking from the village to the beach. Ideal also for bikers. Short bus ride from Summer Lodge to Kolymbari and then an hours walk to the village through olive groves.

Thank amandafloor
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Not to hard to get to overall. Traveled on a motor bike but can be done in a car. Get there early to enjoy the quiet.Free sunbeds,toilets and food and drink available.Fantastic safe swimming for all. Top tip take beach shoes to walk across the...More

Thank GARY F
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Road to Afrata beach from Kolymbari is very scenic with many places to stop; opportunity for taking pictures and to admire dramatic views. Beach itself - we visited on the cloudy day; wouldn't make a journey there for a 'beach day'. Beach is small, not...More

Thank Barbara S
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