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Preveli Beach

40 chlm notia apo to Rethymno, Lefkogia, Crete 74060, Greece
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“palm forest” (46 reviews)
“unpaved road” (5 reviews)
40 chlm notia apo to Rethymno, Lefkogia, Crete 74060, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A marvelous spot, not very easy to reach, and quite difficult to escape. The minibus leaves you at about 1km from the steep descend towards the beach (a path with steps, some 15 min). If you are coming from Moni Preveli Monastery, you must walk...More

Thank victor545
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful beach, accessible in 3 different ways: by boat, by a long descent from the parking lot managed by the Preveli Monastery and by a much shorter climb and descent from the beach next door, where the “Dionysos Tavern and Rooms” is...More

1  Thank lm-gym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

lovely mix of sea water and a river. ok tavern, lots of shade. good hike through palm forest. nice rock climbing and swimming. beautiful scenery and in off season not too crowded

Thank Alex05Basel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is incredible. Views overlooking the beach had me hopeful as it looked stunning. It took us about 40 minutes of walking down the unpaved rocky path from the parking lot next to the monastery to get there, but it was worth every second...More

Thank Mikael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pretty excited about this beach after reading so much reviews on it. Be prepared to hike down via a rocky pavement to the beach area. Views are fabulous from the top but I have to be honest to say there are many better...More

1  Thank Jason H
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Spectacular view over the beach if you walk in from the car park! It is a bit of a walk so wear good shoes and be ready to tackle lots of slippy stairs and uneven rock. We visited on a day after a bit of...More

Thank lesleypt
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I think it is the most beautiful beach that I have seen ever. We were driving through Kourtaliotiko Gorge. The last kilometers were really hard to drive as the road was really hard. Probably we did not take the best route (views were great but...More

Thank Imre-Gustav V
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

There is a little trail where you can go from the beach to the old bridge to cross the river and go back on the other side. We need around 3 hours for the way around. But we are not the fastes one :)

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Like the reviews say, Preveli is beautiful but hard to get to - a long walk down with precarious steps from the parking place at the top of the cliff beyond the monastery. But...there is a much easier way as shown on Google maps (for...More

1  Thank africaguy
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On our offroad-Jeep trip we discovered the Preveli Beach. Its one of the most beatiful beaches in southern Crete. Looking into the interior of the country, there is the Grand River with a large colony of date palm trees, which give the landscape a sense...More

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Hi! Could You tell please, what is the name of this little taverna which is directly on Palm Beach ( access only by foot or by boat )- thank you!
10 June 2016|
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Response from Joerg O | Reviewed this property |
Hallo,i am sorry.I so Not remember the Name.But it is the only one an that beach.If you look for anotherone you have to cross the hill east and Go to the next beach.i think there arme more facilities.good Lücke.