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You may think you are driving to the end of the world as you make the trek to Vai but it will be worth the effort. Set at the very easternmost area of Crete, this beach has one of Europe's largest palm groves, reputed to have over 5,000 trees.
Only "discovered" in the mid 1970s when a Bounty chocolate bar television commercial was shot here, the beach is completely undeveloped; the only exceptions are sun beds and umbrellas. Clear water, soft sand, and unending views out over the sea will make the long journey worthwhile.
You can choose to sit out in the sun on the main beach or find your perfect spot underneath one of the palm trees farther back.
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