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A 30minute stroll away from our hotel, this beach is very quiet, horse shoe shaped so very... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Tavistock, United Kingdom

Really pretty beach, current a bit strong if you are not a strong swimmer, pebbly then sandy... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

A 30minute stroll away from our hotel, this beach is very quiet, horse shoe shaped so very sheltered, which was good at the end of the season as the wind was a problem higher up the hillside. There are a couple of restaurants, a taverna,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Really pretty beach, current a bit strong if you are not a strong swimmer, pebbly then sandy, crystal clear

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bubbles33337
Reviewed October 10, 2018

There is nothing particularly wrong with Ligaria Beach, but it is nothing spectacular either. It is a pretty cove, no sand, mainly shingle which is uncomfortable under foot so I would recommend beach shoes.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorna B
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

With the large number of positive reviews, I visited with high expectations but left rather disappointed. There is nothing much wrong with Ligaria Beach, it is just that it is not particularly impressive either. The cove is attractive enough but it is not especially scenic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vistablue
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Quiet private and friendly beach worth a visit No sand so take beach shoes with you Beautiful clear clean water

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank susan g
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Ligaria Beach Hotel has been a great surprise on my cretan tour. Being a hotel manager on my own for years and running a couple of hotels right now - my standards especially for 4* hotels were really high. I would say - i was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mariosl680
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Nice to find a beach that's decent and close to Agia Pelagia . Bit of a walk from the main centre but well worth it . Not crowded, and with sunbeds, tavernas, and a supermarket..... a great beach if you want to get away from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank london902
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited this beach following a recommendation from our hotel. Went snorkelling but the water wasn't as clean as i would have liked which quite disappointed me as I like to go snorkelling a lot. A few tavernas etc on the beach front but more expensive....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mal1963mal
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The beach has everything:sand, clear water, sunbeds and great restaurants. I've loved my holiday there. Awsome for our tastes!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dezsi V
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Ten minutes down the hill from our hotel The Panorama Hotel in Agia Palagia. Nice beach, few nice restaurant's and bar's etc with nice authentic Greek feel. Beach safe for the kids and water clean. Walk back up to the hotel was a bit of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Phillip H
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Andymoncam | Reviewed this property |
Saw fishing trips at Heraklion but not at legaria
Сергей Г
July 8, 2016|
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Response from maryY7949FT | Reviewed this property |
So sorry also only just seen this! It's perfect there were some parents with babies , it's not sand more like grey very tiny stones, quite a bit better than sand in a way.
July 18, 2015|
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Response from DrSCalvin | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see anyone fishing at Ligaria beach but there was a dive business that also offered charter fishing at the small beach to the south.