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“bring your own”(19 reviews)
“clear water”(16 reviews)
“an umbrella”(13 reviews)
Petrochori, Pylos-Nestor, Greece
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All reviews bring your own clear water an umbrella clean water white sand costa navarino beautiful bay early in the morning fine sand be careful car park walk up natural beauty lagoon shade gialova greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful beach in Messinia area. Better to visit in low season (not Jul-Aug). Please respect the nature

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this beach at the end of the afternoon - when we arrived it was incredibly busy but thankfully as the day drew to a close most folk left. There were possibly about thirty of us left for sunset and it was peaceful. Sadly...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pictures Looks very good but when we got there it was a disappointment very crowded and hot. have to have a care be careful driving it one way. Make shout to have umbrellas, towels snack and drink. There aren’t lots of parking we have...More

Thank Taline c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying in Costa Navarino and discovered that this world class beach insofar as its setting is spectacular (surrounded by cliffs, in a natural cove on the Ionian Sea, near Europes largest lagoon where birds stopover in their migration crystal clear...More

Thank Fay T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken to this beach by local friends one a bright sunny September afternoon and boy was this one of my most memorable beach outings! The beach is in a sort of lagoon which makes the water very calm and shallow for a fairly...More

Thank Snapper1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend took us to “the cow belly” (what the name of the beach means) and made sure we could see the shape of the cow belly in the bay ☺️ Like every beach we went to in all of Greece the water was crystal...More

Thank lemongrass26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach was totally stunning, only a few other bathers, the water crystal clear and perfect temperature. Easily comparable with some Thai beaches and protected, so no loungers, umbrellas or hawkers allowed- perfect. We went in mid September, no rubbish, a few fag butts (grrrr...)...More

Thank Emilygould
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It really is as stunning as the pictures lead you to imagine. BUT, hurry if you want to get there as it is so popular and nowadays crammed that it is quickly becoming spoiled.When will humans take their rubbish with them?

Thank deb386
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Wow. No words. Stunning view. Great beach , clear water , magical. You have to bring everything with because its not an usuall beach , if you love nature and if you are looking for native places - its a must! Enjoy!!!

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I wouldn't recommend. It's fine. Somewhat picturesque but nothing worth hiking to see. Lot's of camper trailer which meant the area was kinda dirty.

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Vanessa K
11 June 2018|
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Response from Maria T | Reviewed this property |
Vanessa it's about 15 minutes by car from Pylos. You'd either have to take a taxi and have them return to pick you up, which is costly, or rent a motorbike.
anthony v
21 April 2018|
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Response from chrismegas | Reviewed this property |
As I far as I remember around 20 min.
Cheryl M
8 September 2015|
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Response from MargaretPowell | Reviewed this property |
As above, but if you have any phone data plan...google maps will get you there easily from Kalamata....some orange and tomato street stalls as you leave Kalamata..... take everything you need with you as at Voidkilia there... More