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Known for its wide stretch of sand and beautiful, warm waters, this bay is one of the most popular beaches on the island.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Gerakas beach is lovely, part of it is sectioned off due to the turtles laying their eggs but this wasn't a problem The sea is clear and clean, no seaweed just pure sand and it's shallow so perfect for families. There are steps or walkway...More

Thank 26kc2015
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Right at the very tip of the east coast of the island, this bay offers great views out to sea and up to the beach area, there is a large free car park adjacent to the marine centre and a couple of bars/restaurants. If you...More

1  Thank dnowland_12
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Belvedere Suites and this beach is less than 1km away. The beach is lovely (albeit a bit stony) but the water is clear and shallow and great for swimming and kids to play in. The turtles lay their eggs here and...More

2  Thank 9193benjaminb
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Excellent sea, there are umbrellas available. One should be careful though because this is a beach where caretta caretta nests are.

2  Thank GezginIstanbul
Reviewed 19 July 2017

this is a lovely and beautiful beach where turtles nest. The sea is calm and the sand is soft. At one end is the naturist area whilst the other end has amazing natural clay structure. There are sun beds available for hire, which is a...More

1  Thank N_L56
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had very few people travelling to this beach as it is off the beaten track and a good hour drive from zakynthos and so with car hire we went a couple of times and the sea is lovely to swim in. Go past where...More

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great water to swim no waves, gold sand. A bit more expensive but very relaxing. Once i Went there I came back again following days.

1  Thank Iuliana Georgia... A
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This place is great for turtle nesting , watch out for the nest and stay behind the cord . Also be careful with the sun beds , they look free but they are not . Once you have set yourself someone will come and ask...More

4  Thank Fredothefrog
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely beach and particularly interesting if you're wanting to find out more about the turtles. There's a rescue centre to look at (although not completely up and running). The only issue we had was the €25 sunbeds. 4 beds and an oversized shade. We couldn't...More

Thank WanderlustWilki
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Soft sand dunes, clear calm blue waters. Turtle conservation area, so unspoilt except when it's very busy !

1  Thank Sue S
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18 August 2015|
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Response from simplesmentealice |
I walked around the beach this week and definitely saw naked people towards the other end of the beach, if you walk from the sun beds area.