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Vai Beach, Vai

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#2 of 94 in Outdoors in Lasithi Prefecture
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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  • Had sold us a beautiful beach with a Palm Grove. We did 2 hours drive to get to parking. The beach is quite small invaded paid sunbeds and the inaccessible Grove. We are accustomed to the beach because we live 5 minutes from a beach but it did us not dream. If you are nearby why not, but do not have as many road for that.
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  • For us the most beautiful beach in Crete! We have spent a beautiful day in paradise there.
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  • After a short journey from Sitia, through banana plantation, where Europe's loveliest small bananas grow, you will reach the parking lot, where it costs a little to get "dytten" parked. From here reveals the beach itself, with fine sun beds as well as a small "loccer" where you can store its values. It costs a bit, but is worth it. The water is super, although rocks on the seabed must be taken seriously.
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