We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (131)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“small caves”(3 reviews)
“blue caves”(4 reviews)
“tavernas”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Makris Gialos Beach Beach Road between Mikro Nisi and Xigia, Makris Gialos 221 00, Greece
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Makris Gialos
from US$35.48
More Info
from US$41.73
More Info
from US$32.85
More Info
Reviews (140)
Filter reviews
28 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews small caves blue caves tavernas umbrellas beds sand sea boat trips
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 28 reviews
Reviewed September 10, 2018

It's like the movies or the documentaries! Perfect clear sea, that you can see inside and have a life charge...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank redman5314
Reviewed September 5, 2018

we always used the Makris Gailos beach as a starting point for the trip to Navagio. Besides this, the beach is very nice, the landscape is great

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vios2356
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Free parking opposite beach. A slope down to the beach. No drinks etc on beach but shop at the top . Nice beach but not sand , water warm , ok for snorkelling.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trudi525
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Get there early to get a sun-lounger then stay all day and enjoy the sun and the sights. The water is super clear. A nice spot to snorkel. There’s alcohol and water service right on the beach as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Scunder
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Lovely small pebbly beach. Not good for wheelchair users or people with sensitive feet! There are several sun loungers which can be hired but we happily laid on the pebbles and used the back drop of the cliffs as shade. Beautiful clear waters which are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 611franceso
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This beach has the clearest coolest water thanks to its rocky seabed rather than sand, and its deep water. Ideal for swimming and snorkelling, downside is that you need beach shoes as its a pebble beach. Not the best fir small children due to this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank matthewaR8580LQ
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Small beach with pebbles and sand. Good for snorkling. Good place to take a boat to bluecaves. Toilets available only at tavernas.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Silviu_Iso
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Firstly. Great place to stop if you're out and about , decent size , quite busy but we found our spot , only downside is that it's a pebble beach and hence getting in and out of the water is very painful .... wish I'd...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarekLontour
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This beach is ideal for relaxing, it's quiet, has a few umbrellas and beds to rent, good for snorkelling and has several tavernas in walking distance.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AndreiaS510
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Loved everything about this beach, not at all over crowded . Yes it is stony , but the water is sooo clear, it was perfect! Not at all over touristy like other beaches.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank shauniow
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 288 nearby hotels
The Peligoni Club
107 reviews
3.75 km away
Beach House I & II
153 reviews
4.82 km away
Sydney House
16 reviews
4.84 km away
Maria Apartments
406 reviews
4.95 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 786 nearby restaurants
23 reviews
.03 km away
Mikro Nisi
146 reviews
.59 km away
Klontiraki Fish Tavern
19 reviews
.21 km away
Xigia Tavern
298 reviews
1.42 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 364 nearby attractions
Xigia Beach
915 reviews
1.41 km away
Virago Bar
220 reviews
4.88 km away
Blue Caves
1,425 reviews
5.99 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Nikki V
April 30, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from TravelBugs77 |
The name of the business is "The Captain of Cruises". Zaferis Spinos is one of the captains and you can whats app him on 6986138598 + put in Greece int code +xx at the start.