Voulisma beach (Istron Beach - Lassithi)

  • Voulisma beach - Greece
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  • Voulisma beach - Greece

Voulisma Beach is located on the eastern part of Crete near the small town of Istro. Set in a beautiful sheltered bay, one of three beaches, Voulisma Beach is the main beach. With beautiful turquoise waters whihc are shallow and calm it is often called the golden beach because it has fine-grained, golden sand.

You will find plenty od modern conveniences such as sun loungers and umbrellas for rent here, as well as a range of watersports and beachside cafes and restaurants. This is still a relaxed location in spite of its popularity. Voulisma is a great spot for a swim in the invitingly calm waters, but be on the lookout for the water sports.

The scenery here is everything you would want from picturesque Crete, and there are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Istro. In addition, there are no shortage of places to stay including the four star hotel, Mistral Mare. This hotel is very close to the beach, so it is convenient for a stay.

Voulisma beach is an ideal destination if you want a spot that has it all. Nature, history, tranquility, and activities are all together in one bundle. Whether you want to relax and enjoy nature or throw yourself into some water-based activities, this beach has it all.

Nearest town/city

Ágios Nikólaos

Also known as:

Istron Beach - Lassithi


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