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Kalivaki Beach

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Address: Outside Georgioupoli, Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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.A quiet, sandy beach, shallow water, great for children, with 2 beach bars...

.A quiet, sandy beach, shallow water, great for children, with 2 beach bars and groups of sun beds. With rivers at either end of the sheltered cove, the beach is known locally as the "cold beach". You can work out why!You can also walk up the small church on the headland, snorkel or swim off the rocks, and visit the ancient ruins or the World War II gun embankments.

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Beautiful but cold

The beach was beautiful and also in the little restaurant the food was good. The only bad point, is the water was very very cold we couldn't really enjoy being in the sea.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 December 2016
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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

The beach was beautiful and also in the little restaurant the food was good. The only bad point, is the water was very very cold we couldn't really enjoy being in the sea.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

You can rent a pedalo to go to the other site of the lake and spot turtles in the wild and beautiful birds (like kingfisher). However, I wonder if would have seen any animal if there were large crowds. Tip: when you enter the beach, go a few hundred meters to the left to rent your pedalo, they are half... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Not the easiest of beaches to find ,going north out of the town you cross a bridge over the river, if walking go down to the river side & walk along to the Taverna & the beach is on the left, if driving continue for a quarter mile then take a right down a track signposted to a couple of... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

A quiet relaxing place away from the maddening crowd. Warm clear water and beautiful views. Easy to reach safe and friendly.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lovely soft sandy beach. Quite narrow but not overcrowded. 5 Euro's for 2 sunbeds & parasol which still aren't free even if you buy drinks. The only negative is the crystal clear waters are very cold. (relatively)

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very quite sandy beach to spent a nice day with family and friends; not too much people, nice park for children, very nice country and sea view.

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Thank Manuela L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We spent the first couple of days of our holiday on the narrow stretch of beach along the main street in Georgioupolis. Have a walk over the bridge and you will discover this little hidden gem of a beach. Golden sand, no rocks and pristine water. There are cold water springs in the sand and the river outlet nearby so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Absolutely love this beach. It has a fantastic taverna which serves excellent food. There are plenty of sun beds too at 5 euros per couple.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

On the beach there is a family owned taverna. The cook makes really great food worthy of a cook book and some prizes I think. The service is very friendly and the taverna is clean and on the beach 😊 The beach is clean and many Greeks come here to swim and sunbathing in their holiday. On the side there... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Best views of white church and mountains - safe clear shallow water lovely clean soft sand - water much cooler than other beaches due to cold water from mountain river flowing to sea. so refreshing

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