Kato Zakros Beach, Kato Zakros

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  • Long beach with few bathers and a string of small tavernas facing the sea. There are a few rooms to rent on-site.  more »
  • Explored this part of the island for the first time. Our visit, out of season, found it very quiet although suspect it will be busy in the season. We took a picnic but need not have bothered as we.....  more »
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  • I shall never forget this place on Earth. I'd driven until I could not drive anymore, up from Matala and her leper caves and Joni Mitchell tales, up along the coast, up through Vai, and seemingly, the road unspooled over a mountain pass and descended into this tiny thatch of small buildings that were more California surf bungalows than Grecian structures. And so I stayed, exhausted and slept the sleep of the dead. Not far from the Gorge of the Dead. Three days and nights passed, as cats luxuriated around the sleepy town that time forgot. As the waves gently lapped over the stones of the beach, providing its own siren song. And the Ratki flowed and the time stood still and I greeted every new dawn, photographing a sun that seemed brighter, warmer, more inviting than the sun I'd left behind in New Jersey. But after I slept through a 6.7 Richter Scale Earthquake, I began to question my sanity. One good shake and one misfallen boulder sealing off the only road in and out and I'd be eating cats along with the other trapped pleasure zombies. It's a thin line between bliss and paralysis. The beach bugs making a pin cushion out of me drove me to my laptop. I wanted the antithesis. The opposite. Splendor over simplicity, luxury over Spartan surrounding, a place for the jet set. And so I drove from my dream of three days to Elounda Bay.....
  • Too touristic. Parking is a laugh
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