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This place was announced as one of the most beautiful beach on Crete but it was just a normal beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Máji L
Budapest, Hungary
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Very nice beach !

Of course very crowded in the summer but not to be missed. Nice beach with transparent water. If... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was announced as one of the most beautiful beach on Crete but it was just a normal beach with no extras.there are many palm trees but that's all.it takes 2,5 hours to get there from Hersonissos.

Thank Máji L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful beach, with natural palm trees, water sports and restaurant. A must go if you are looking to relax.( Also there's nudist beach option ).

1  Thank Fabio I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have read reviews and started at 8am in the morning from Aghios Nikolaos. The road was not busy and we enjoyed beautiful views. It was not busy, it became busier in the afternoon. We paid €10 for 2 sun beds and had a great...More

Thank Larysa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course very crowded in the summer but not to be missed. Nice beach with transparent water. If you don't want to be confronted with the crowd, go after 05:00pm ... no parking fee (4€) and a lot of space ! The place is well...More

Thank Jepehe
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Had a blast in Vaï. The view was wonderful, you can climb and enjoy a scenic view of the bay. The beach was clean and free.

Thank ArtemisHorner
Reviewed 30 July 2018

No doubt that fabulous beached in Crete are numerous. And Vai to my opinion is one of the best organized and looked after. We were pleasantly surprised: changing cabins, showers, toilets, beach cafes and kiosks, carefully arranged wooden deckings, parking area is spacious and well-organised....More

1  Thank IrinaLavrenova
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Ok, seriously, unbelievably long and slow drive for a weeeee beach! Elafonissi or Balos are honestly a different league. We drove 3 hours to Elafonissi as well,since staying in Heraklion meant being quite far from the extremities,but was worth every mile of it,whereas this one.....More

1  Thank m0nica4444
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place left by God in Crete. The view from up the hill is amazing. Enough parking spots. 2.5 euros for all day. Beach bar with good prices. No need for sunbeds and umbrella. You are planning to go there for the palm trees isn't...More

1  Thank andreicostin
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Well worth the drive, located at the far corner of Crete, a spectacular forest of palm trees that goes ask the way to the sea. What's even better is the sandy beach and the clear waters. It has an organized beach, where you pay if...More

2  Thank NikosHourvou
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Agios Nicolaos and went to Vai Beach to enjoy a day in this wonderful beach. Vai Beach is located on the eastern tip of the island. It is a beach made of fine sand with a beautiful palm forest. During the...More

Thank Patrizia M
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Anastasia A
9 July 2018|
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Response from Max K | Reviewed this property |
The beach is around 10 meters from the parking lot. You can see the water from the parking.
Kareena A
4 August 2015|
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Response from 896gilles | Reviewed this property |
From Ag. Nikolaos, Vai beach is a 2 hours trip with a car
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