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We were looking for secluded beaches with clear water in Crete, and this beach was near us, so we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rumi A
via mobile
Nice beach with services

Very nice beach, sandy and clean. Loads of children and families, so can be a little noisy for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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This is a beach in the coast town of Istro, Crete Greece.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandy beach” (3 reviews)
“lovely beach” (3 reviews)
“water sports” (2 reviews)
Istron, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for secluded beaches with clear water in Crete, and this beach was near us, so we thought we would give it a try, after reading all the reviews here. First, at 10 in the morning the place was already very crowded. The...More

Thank Rumi A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice beach, sandy and clean. Loads of children and families, so can be a little noisy for those who like super quietness

Thank Hidekierigh23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place, unbelievable water and surronding. Must visit, wear at least basic diving equipment to check the underwater life

Thank MrsIvIvanova
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from the rocks the place is amazing, not much touristic with lot of space A small playground for kids near chairs and parasol Didn't see any bar or cafe by the beach Water clean and pleasant

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Istro is a modern village that runs along the coast line of Mirabella bay. So you have in fact got the choice of three or four beaches all completely different and within walking distance of one another. Although from one end to the other might...More

1  Thank Denny142
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Living post-card beach, turqoise sea, feel free to enjoy a sandy beach, not to much people in May, you can try the nice restaurant located on the beach; the beach is a little bit of paradise.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Two wide bays make up Istro Beach. In both bays the beaches gently shelve into the sea and the headlands give a certain amount of protection from any big waves. The bays have a mixture of sandy and pebbly areas. There is a small childrens...More

Thank VinceEarley
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Just on the outskirts of agios nikolos small town of istro.... Beautiful unspoilt beach... maybe 1/2 miles in total but main beach was 600 metres of beautiful sand and crystal clear waters that made you feel you where in the carribbean. Lovely place to relax...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 28 August 2016

There is nothing much there but some sun beds.it is a pretty cove with a yellow church on the end.You can get coffee etc delivered there but at the moment there is no cantina.quite stony to get in but sandy when you are in.

Thank SarDevon
Reviewed 17 August 2016

1 hour driving from Heraklion airport, and 5 minutes walk from a village with restaurants and bars. Pleasant and beautiful bay, comfortable beach, clean blue sea.

Thank Nikolay_Suslov
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