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Makris Gialos Beach

Makris Gialos Beach Beach Road between Mikro Nisi and Xigia, Makris Gialos 221 00, Greece
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“blue caves” (4 reviews)
“crystal” (2 reviews)
“umbrellas” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Makris Gialos Beach Beach Road between Mikro Nisi and Xigia, Makris Gialos 221 00, Greece
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Small but beautiful beach. There are beds and umbrellas for rent but they run out soon so be on time, or come late. The view of the bay is great and the steep hill side offers some shady areas in the hot afternoons. There are...More

Thank HenkPeels
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a great beach which is good for swimming and snorkeling. We took the boat trip from here to the Shipwreck beach & Blue caves which were also great.

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you have plans to have trip for Navajio and Blue Caves you should start from Makrialos beach.You can buy tickets at desk jn the beac and it will cheaper, if you will do this at tourist offices.If your are not short on time you...More

Thank Santinibianco
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

No words for this little corner of paradise, mandatory to go before 9am and to stay until 11am. Water is crystal, a lot of fish will swim with you (don t expect something similar to red sea, but it's nice). When we've visited it, there...More

Thank soleecultura
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great location, affordable accommodatio all around, not hustle and bustle or gimmicky and not overly touristy. It is a destination for the tourist who wants do their own thing and doesn't mind settling into a holiday routine of some time by the beach and then...More

Thank TravelBugs77
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Definitely a spot you must see! It's so beautiful and serene... We were the only people on the beach!!!

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped here on the way to the Blue Caves and was so impressed went the following day to spend the whole day there. Plenty of beach area to either rent beds or just put your towel down. The water is warm and crystal clear. Lots...More

1  Thank Maslass
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Stopped off here on the last leg of our Jeep Safari. What a beautiful place, so peaceful and relaxing. We only got to stay for an hour and really didn't want to leave!!! It was a bit painful on the feet getting into the sea...More

Thank 19caz59
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is one of my favourite beaches in Zakynthos. It is shingle but the sea is absolutley fabulous, beautifully clear and very refreshing. It is a great place to go snorkelling. The sea does get deep pretty quickly once in. Recommend wearing beach shoes into...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Not the largest beach on the island, but probably one of the best. Beach shoes are recommended, as it is shingle rather than sand. Snorkeling is also recommended.

Thank Neil H
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Nikki V
30 April 2017|
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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.