Aghia Pelagia, Crete, Greece
Aghia Pelagia is a seaside fishing village which offers a narrow sandy beach where visitors will find waterfront tavernas serving a variety of cuisines. This resort is suited for visitors looking for a local and friendly Cretan atmosphere.
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The village is built amphitheatric-like on the hills around the shoreline where there are many cafes and traditional tavernas as well as some gift shops. Many hotels are positioned high on the hillside and this can sometimes be a quite steep walk down to the beachfront. Nightlife here is very low-key and would not be suitable for those looking for lively bars and clubs.Read more about: Beaches | Nearby Attractions | Quick Facts | Aghia Pelagia Reviews
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Aghia Pelagia Reviews
Mr R Harrison, Stretton
|27th Jul 2017|
|Blue Bay Resort Hotel|
|Superior Double Or Twin - Sea View - Jacuzzi|
We were a 9 euro taxi ride from the main Aghia Pelagia resort and did not feel it was any better than the local beach which was serviced by a free shuttle bus from the Hotel. We were pleased we were not actually staying in the main resort, but that is because we are not that keen on crowds and like our own space.
Mrs P Page, Dunstable
|21st Jun 2017|
|Studio - Garden View|
What a lovely place, on the flat with all restaurants/bars around the bay, beach narrow but had shower on and plenty of sunbeds but need to get there early in the morning especially at weekend, no problem for people with walking difficulties.
Mr M Loney, Millom
|17th Jun 2017|
|Blue Bay Resort Hotel|
|Main Building Sea View - Sea View - Main Building|
Not a lot, small beach and some shops.
Mr J Lewis, Kidderminster
|19th Apr 2017|
|Sea Side Resort & Spa Hotel|
|Superior Double Or Twin - Sea View|
Beach is very poor, made up of what looks like dirty sand and rocks. There are two bars and a supermarket. Other then that you will need a car to get around.
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The central beach is a long sandy beach which is furnished with sun loungers and parasols and has a good choice of watersports available for those seeking to get out on the water. This bay is lined with a selection of tavernas and cafes. There are many surrounding beaches to explore for visitors who want to have a change of scenery.
The nearby area is home to many historical and interesting sites including the Minoan Palace of Knossos, the traditional villages of Achlada and Fodele and the Museum of Heraklion.
Heraklion Airport is approximately 33 km away - transfer time is approx. 30 minutes.
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