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You can swin close toi Heraklion

I visited Ammoudara for last time last March. The beach was quiet without chairs and loud music. You can find quiet places to swim only 5-10 minutes away from Heraklion all the... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
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64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I visited Ammoudara for last time last March. The beach was quiet without chairs and loud music. You can find quiet places to swim only 5-10 minutes away from Heraklion all the time

Thank ioannisg672
Heraklion, Greece
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

i would suggest visiting another beach because this beach is always crowded and not that clean. Try another beach! Greece has more beautiful beaches than this!

Thank olgakastritsi
Belgrade, Serbia
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Nice, clean water, lots of caffes, kind people, safe guards, sandy and a little bit windy. The waves are not too big. We had so much fun

Thank svetlanavristic
Toronto, Canada
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158 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Not very far from the city center, you can take a public bus, There are numbers of restaurants and bars you can buy some food and drinks, Beach umbrella and chairs also available for rent. The ocean water is clean and refreshing. A good place to swim and just relaxing.

Thank Han G
Heraklion, Greece
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The electricity factory is very close to the beach and the sea so is no clean the water there. No there

Thank Alexis A
Krakow, Poland
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Ammoudara Beach is really a nice one! There are some seats with umbrellas, the only thing you have to do is buying e.g. a beer, which is not much in my opinion for lying on the beach all day long. Especially beers and other stuff isn't that expensive and as far as I'm concerned everyone can afford it. Secondly, the... More 

Thank Simon S
Gilmorton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Because Crete is such a large island (640 miles of coastline) organised excursions or boat trips can be prohibitively expensive, exclude admission prices, and often adhere to similar, strict timetables. With pick-ups and drop-off at various hotels en route, when you eventually arrive, they are not only crowded, but you still have to queue. And there is often little time... More 

1 Thank Alman130150
Somerset UK
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Agapi Beach Hotel sits right on this beach and has a private area. Beach is great, clean and sandy.

Thank Liz E
Brasov, Romania
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226 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

as Heraklion has no beach at all,there is the resort of Amoudara.a sort of suburb of Heraklion,but in fact an important resort which didn't impress me so much as there is a main street,where almost all hotels,tavernas,bars and pubs are located ;the sad thing about Amoudara is the fact that in the resort of Amoudara there are a lot of... More 

Thank Ulysses336
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A beautiful sandy beach with clear blue sea. Sun loungers and a proper "mama mia" moment with a bit of Shirley Valentine thrown in

2 Thank LindaWEngland

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