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Vai Beach

Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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What a view!

We arrived around 3pm, and it was quite crowded. After having lunch and going up to the viewpoint... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nele V
,
Everberg, Belgium
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The bigest palm beach in Europe!

Magnificent place! Beautiful beach with green blue water! Absolute pleasure in one of the best... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ktsagaros
,
Crete, Greece
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“palm trees” (59 reviews)
“nice beach” (35 reviews)
“water sports” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Vai, Crete 72300, Greece
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"palm trees"
in 59 reviews
"nice beach"
in 35 reviews
"water sports"
in 17 reviews
"high season"
in 8 reviews
"parking place"
in 5 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 9 reviews
"jet ski"
in 7 reviews
"sunbeds and umbrellas"
in 5 reviews
"big waves"
in 3 reviews
"clear water"
in 7 reviews
"rented a car"
in 3 reviews
"parking costs"
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"long trip"
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"agios nikolaos"
in 12 reviews
"day trip"
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"bounty"
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"forest"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 3pm, and it was quite crowded. After having lunch and going up to the viewpoint (I recommend to even go a bit further than the viewpoint, you will have amazing views and see another empty beach) it was less crowdy. We went...More

Thank Nele V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnificent place! Beautiful beach with green blue water! Absolute pleasure in one of the best beaches in Crete!!

Thank ktsagaros
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not been here for 37 years when it was not commericalised.You now pay for parking 2.50€ as it has falcilites WC,showers,changing cubicles ,cafes,restaurants and the rows of sunbeds and brollies! Thank goodness there is space after the rows of sunbeds for space for people who...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this beach but could be horrendous in later season. 2.5 Euro to park all day. Food and drink prices ok. Sunbed and umbrella a bit pricey but we did not use theirs. Good swimming and water sports available.

1  Thank SandS98
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice beach. Water is so clean you can see the bottom when you are neck-deep. Parking costs 2.50 eur

Thank Max K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have read reviews in which people say that this beach was very crowded. Well, when we visited (middle of May), it wasn't. It was windy, which I like a lot, so I inquired whether that was the case in July and August as well,...More

1  Thank Ljiljana S
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Worth the trek. Rent a car and go #DiscoverVai The beach is perfection and there is a restaurant and cafe 50 meters away so a perfect day trip!

Thank Kat V
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to be, especially with children. Sandy and clean beach, nice restaurant nearby. The sea is very shallow and the water is velar.

Thank 10kathrinm
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Nice beach (sand, no rocks) with behind u a wonderfull forest of palm trees (wildly grown) and next to it a good restaurant with a nice view

Thank Geert M
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We went off- season. Pretty nice. Ar the end of the beach some nudists. It’s all part of nature. Clean beach, sand and little stones. Good restaurant at the beach. Not cheap though...

Thank Pieter H
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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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