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Nice Beach to visit near Heraklion

Small but beautiful beach! The water isn’t too deep and you can swim pretty far. Also recommend... read more

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Nice and quite place

Nice and peaceful place not far from Heraklion. The best thing about the beach in Agia Pelagia is... read more

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Agia Pelagia, Crete 71500, Greece
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All reviewsbars and restaurantsan umbrellalovely placeyoung kidsgreat wateronly down sidewell worth the visitlounge chairsgets extremely busyfine shinglejet skiplenty of sun beds and umbrellasthe water is crystal clearlots of water sportsblue resortsmall chargesea front
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Reviewed 4 days ago

lots of stairs, not connected to the resort thus low facilities. tourist trap with a very small beach and some stores with sea equipment to use at the sea. the beach is full of stones.

Thank 2JUDITH1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Town beach in agia pelagia , lined with sunbeds . Sadly the beach width only allows one row of beds so it gets pretty packed ,.,.early too,. Pretty but annoying.

Thank london902
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small but beautiful beach! The water isn’t too deep and you can swim pretty far. Also recommend buying snorkeling gear so you can see all the small fishes swimming by the rocks. They also have a lot of water activities. My husband and I took...More

Thank pamelapelagio15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and peaceful place not far from Heraklion. The best thing about the beach in Agia Pelagia is that there is no wind that usually can bother at other places in Crete. The water is clear and transparent so it is a Great place for...More

Thank MilicaM205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Agia Palagia beach is very compact but is in a small bay with clear water and a gently shelving bottom. Some of the sun beds were actually in the water when we were there. There appears to be a number of hotels and apartments around...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little beach but gets very very busy! The sea is a beautiful blue and we found a lovely little food place called Home which overlooks the beach and the sea! Worth a visit but get there early to get a good...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clean beach, nice bars and restaurants with authentic Greek feel. Water sports expensive! Took 3 of my son's diving, cost €310.00!

Thank chrisgallagher806
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing happy holiday good weather and nice people great family atmosphere staying at blue bay hotel 20mins walk

Thank rayg102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only small but lovely sandy beach, clear water and a variety of nearby shops and restaurants. About 30 minutes walk from our hotel but we’ll worth the effort. There is a bus service available should you chose.

Thank Sherpa738108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am sat on the beach writing this review. It is a Sunday and very busy, got here at about 11am and only just managed to get a sun bed (price 7 euros for 2 including parasol). Have been saving my coffee biscuits for the...More

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Cassandra D
25 July 2018|
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Response from Phil B | Reviewed this property |
There are always taxi transfers going on in Agia Pelagia or at nearby resorts. Ask any shop owner or other vendor and they will be happy to call a taxi for you.
17 August 2017|
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Response from spriel | Reviewed this property |
The beach just off the hotel and there is public access. You can get to the Blue Lagoon though the path is not obvious and you have to ask when you are there. Have fun!
Denise H
22 July 2017|
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Response from derekosborne | Reviewed this property |
HI ya no not on the small beach, you have to go to Palagia for the water sports.