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Preveli Beach, Lefkogia
(3.5/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
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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  • An idyllic beach great location at the end of a Palm Canyon. Especially in the low season is highly recommended.
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  • Wild Beach, at the mouth of the great river on the island. Here is what is the beach of Preveli. Crystal clear water, warm and sunny was once managed to get him Killed suspension, a couple of punch wheels-a small price for the chance to take themselves to the sea? If fate that we were able to see amazing monastery, try goat on staromonastyrskomu recipe, no we have not thought it expensive. Highly recommend to visit the beach. Try to find a comfortable way or go on foot.
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  • This beach is very disappointing - even in October, there were crowds of people, boats constantly arriving, so been spoilt with commercialism. Not worth visiting if you like peace and quiet or don't l...  more »