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the big beach

This famous and beloved beach is 5 km to the east in Koutsounari village; the endless beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ulysses336
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Brasov, Romania
South Crete

Typical Southern Cretan beach that stretches for almost a mile . Many hotels are build ed alongside... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Yianni S
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Crete, Greece
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Epar.Od. Ierapetras - Sitias, Koutsounari, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This famous and beloved beach is 5 km to the east in Koutsounari village; the endless beach impresses visitors with its picturesque grey-pebbled shores ;

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Typical Southern Cretan beach that stretches for almost a mile . Many hotels are build ed alongside this beach , and their equipment ( sun chairs , umbrellas , and water sports ) are available to all for a fee .

Thank Yianni S
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Koutsounari beach did not disappoint. The water was crystal clear and refreshing, the sand beautiful and it is a very quiet beach. Highly recommended.

Thank Vegan F
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We went to the beach several times and we always managed to get the free chairs under the umbrellas. It was off season so the beach was not too busy. The beach and sea is clean with small pebbles.

Thank 255057Anne_Marie
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a really amazing day in Koutsounari beach. We have really enjoyed also the restaurant called “Alatsi” which is close.

Thank kapaniris
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Stunning!!! Must visit and swim here. Great place to spend the day by the beach and you get service there too from the beach bars

Thank Dina H
Reviewed 4 July 2018

A beautiful, clean beach. A calm, place in a good style. I would recommend. Rest in the sun and a good starting place for visiting the island of Crete.

Thank Zofia P
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Having stayed north side of the island had been used to more sandy beaches.This one is small gritty stones which I hate.Long beach leads into this beach.There are sunbeds and brollies along it either for the few hotels or cafes.It was very windy when we...More

Thank Susanlockyer
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Day 5 on Crete and 5th beach. This was my favorite so far owing to the crystal clear warm water and the beautiful colored stones that are endemic to the area. Even with my water shoes, I was worried about walking out to get to...More

1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Lovely beach that me and my husband we can not forget. We spent there so many hours and enjoy each one second . We promised to come back one day

2  Thank Berta70s
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