Seitan Limania Beach
Seitan Limania Beach
4.5
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This picture-perfect beach is a must-see in northwestern Crete, known for its clear waters and the rocky landscapes that surround it. Here, you can relax by the shore and take in the scenic views, swim in the turquoise waters, canyon down the cliffs, or even sail the area on a boat tour to discover other gorgeous beaches. The beach gets busy during summer—reach early to snag a parking spot by the church of Agios Spyridon before hiking down to the beach. The path down is a bit steep, slippery and rocky, so wear a comfortable pair of shoes. – Tripadvisor
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NDSuzieQ
Boston, MA154 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Had already done a nearby hike so we can here for a swim and to cool off. I was happy I had y hiking shoes for the walk down, but also glad I brought flip flops to get to the water once down there. The hike isn’t long (maybe 15 min), but it is steep so be careful. There are also a lot of hairpin turns down the road in the car to get to the parking lot. I swam in October and found the water lovely and refreshing. Super clear with no current so it was easily to just float around.
Written 16 October 2023
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mibjjb
Plymouth, UK23 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
Wear sturdy shoes for the path down and beach jelly shoes . Stunning beach off the beaten track don’t go if it’s forecast rain
Written 27 September 2023
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Liz C
Cape Town, South Africa13 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
Unique and beautiful small beach at the bottom of a steep hill and surrounded by rocky hillside. Crystal clear water awaits if you are able to make the climb down to the beach. There are no amenities, so take own drinks and food. You can park on the steep road if the car park is full. Put the rocks behind your wheels if you park on the road. Keep an eye out for the cheeky goats that roam the car park and beach.
Written 12 September 2023
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Tamara Z
51 contributions
Aug 2023 • Couples
Beautiful secluded beach! Few things to note;
Steep climb up and down to beach. Do able in sandals but much easier in shoes or sandals with a back to them.
Very minimal shade available so either bring an umbrella or go early to get a spot along the rocks.
The goats are very friendly and hungry, they will dig into bags for food so be prepared :) they are so cute!
It’s a rocky beach so water shoes might be helpful to walk to and from the water but once you’re in the water is gorgeous and clear. Perfect for snorkeling!
We had a great time and would definitely go back
Written 28 August 2023
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sayam b
Side, Türkiye8 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
Dangerous steep drive and even the walk to the beach was very dangerous. I am not scared of heights but didn’t dare to walk down. Beautiful beach but not worth the risk in my opinion.
Written 21 August 2023
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Ian K
3 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
If you are in any way scared of heights, give this place a miss! The drive down is steep and only for confident drivers. And the walk down can only be described as treacherous and scary. Yes, it is doable for many, but an absolute no no if you have any disability or are scared of heights! Don't waste your time, plenty of people were walking away at the top. It's a rocky path with a virtual sheer drop off one side, the only saving grace is a few rope barriers pegged down by steel spikes.
The beach is lovely but when we went out was massively overcrowded. I took my son snorkeling, the water is crystal clear with little to see!
Now for our biggest issue getting back up the road! It's steep down, but for our little rental fiat panda, too steep to go back up again. The car travelled back up the first section from the car park at a slow walking pace and was not happy, we were scared that we would not make it up. How the car didn't stall I don't know? If I had had to drop the clutch to stall, I fear we would never have made it. Eventually, before the first turn, it was obviously getting ever so less steep and the car began to pick up but I couldn't afford to slow for each hair hairpin bend and was taking them recklessly but if I had stopped there was a chance we wouldn't of restarted!
The long and short of it if you have a mini/ small hire car, also think twice about going!
Written 29 July 2023
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Charles P
Sterling Heights, MI68 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Excellent beach hidden with wild goats!! There are no bathroom or food services but an amazing experience! I’d go there again!!
Written 24 July 2023
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K P
Toronto, Canada21 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
The view from the top of the gorge is stunning. However, it is a very steep descent on what can only be described as a goat trail. We did not proceed. Think we were not alone in thinking better of hiking down.

We are a family with 3 teenagers and the teenagers also had no appetite to go down, despite the clearly beautiful cove.
Written 21 July 2023
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Andrew Irwin
Wellington, New Zealand22 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
This place is truly breathtaking. Yes - the road to get there is a typical Cretan rural road - and is fun in itself. Take your time and drive carefully. Yes, the walk down is steep. Not for the elderly, but very achievable for everyone else - again - take care. The reward is worth the trip.
I'm writing this review to let you know about the goats. There are a few on the beach and they are very "friendly". Open a bag of chips and they will want to share. Very can be literally quite pushy. And they poo too.
There is little to no shade so ideally take a sun umbrella.
We went on Wed 12 July 2023 and thoroughly enjoyed jumping from the cliff edge.
Written 16 July 2023
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knjoannow
Astoria, NY24 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
My boyfriend and I had the most amazing swim here. The drive was steep but not that bad and the walk down was a bit dangerous but manageable as long as you are reasonably healthy. There were some fun goats there, but they will eat anything and everything so if you don’t like animals, maybe skip this one. I personally loved the goats and the water was to die for! My boyfriend enjoyed jumping off the rocks. Fun to snorkel there as well. 10/10 from us!
Written 15 July 2023
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