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Vai Beach, Vai

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#1 of 93 in Outdoors in Lasithi Prefecture
Beach · Nature / Park
Ride jet skis, banana boats, and wakeboards to experience the clear waters of Vai Beach, surrounded by golden sand and the largest natural palm forest in Europe. Climb the steps at the side of the beach to the viewing platforms, which offer a panoramic view of the water and the palm forest of Vai. Beach umbrellas and sun loungers are available for rent, and there are many beachside restaurants and cafes here. Toilets and showers are available for a fee, as is parking. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Vai Beach by using our Vai route planning app.
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  • I do not recommend this beach, not even for the palm trees. The sand has pebbles and you the palms trees are almost dried. We drove 3 hours and a half for it and it’s truly not worth it. Overall...  more »
  • Visited beach for first time. First I would like to say a big thank to the people working in the parking of the beach, very organized, showing to everybody where to park and to be honest where these.....  more »
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  • Definitely a nice place to visit in Greece. It's not the only palm beach in Creta, but this one has the widest beach and best ease of access. I can't say I was impressed by it. The sitting space is limited and a bit expensive compared to other beachs in Creta. I would recommend visiting it, but it's not on my "must see" locations in Creta.
  • Not really worth it, many nicer beaches to see

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