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Preveli Beach, Lefkogia

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Find Preveli Beach, hidden away just below a historic monastery where the lagoon and beach are known locally as "Palm Beach." A grove of palm trees crowds the opening of the Kourtaliótiko gorge that opens onto the sand. Boats from Plakias will bring you from your resort to the site, where you can swim in the Libyan Sea and hike the grove in this relatively isolated location. Although the beach is secluded, there is a small cafe nearby. Consider including a visit to the monastery and a hike through the gorge while you're here. Our Lefkogia holiday planner makes visiting Preveli Beach and other Lefkogia attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The beach is incredible. Views overlooking the beach had me hopeful as it looked stunning. It took us about 40 minutes of walking down the unpaved rocky path from the parking lot next to the monastery...  more »
  • We were pretty excited about this beach after reading so much reviews on it. Be prepared to hike down via a rocky pavement to the beach area. Views are fabulous from the top but I have to be honest to...  more »
  • Spectacular view over the beach if you walk in from the car park! It is a bit of a walk so wear good shoes and be ready to tackle lots of slippy stairs and uneven rock. We visited on a day after a bit...  more »