Beaches in Chania, unique beaches with blue flags.
Sandy beaches on the south coast, secluded coves and picturesque beaches around the prefecture of Chania.
10 km. West of Chania
The wonderful sandy beach of Platanias and turquoise waters make it one of the busiest resorts in the west of the city of Chania. The beach stretches for kilometers around the village. Visitors have the chance to confront a charming backdrop to the island of St. Theodore in the east and the west Rodopou peninsula.
In some parts of the beach are highly organized and sun loungers and umbrellas, but most of the beach of Platanias is unexploited.
2. Agia Marina
About 5 km. West of Chania.
In the wonderful route for Kolymbari, here one can find the first of a series of beaches with sand and pebbles in this region. Near the peaceful nature Agia Marina there are several hotels, suitable to offer a pleasant stay for families.
About 18 km. West of Chania
The beach of Maleme is an extension of Platania.To fact that there are just as busy and popular with its neighboring beach, it does not mean it lacks beauty. The landscape is picturesque, has large areas of sandy beach and crystal clear waters.
About 15 km. West of Chania
The beach of the homonym resort, Almyrida is sandy and surrounded by pine forest. Suitable especially for families.
The southwestern tip of Crete.
The farthest beach from Chania town, but worth the way you do to get to here. It is an islet almost connected with a coast and is only 100 meters. from it and one can reach by walking into the sea. Elafonisi is 76 km. From Chania and 43 from Kastelli. Here one comes to admire the stunning sandy beaches with dunes and white sand and swim in the unique in Crete crystal waters. Although the natural beauty attracts plenty of visitors the site has no developed tourist infrastructure. Elafonisi is one of the most popular beaches of Crete.
About 75 km. West of Chania, on the western coast of Crete.
One of the most popular destinations of Crete, Falasarna is a series of sandy beaches with crystal clear waters. Near the beach there are only a few rooms and so the region not overlapping with crowds. From the city of Chania is regular daily bus service to Falasarna.
In the southeastern corner of the Chania prefecture, about 65 km. From the city of Chania
One of the most famous and popular sites in the Chania prefecture, Frangokastelo located about 15 km. East of Sfakia. Fragocastello has written golden pages in the history of Crete. In 1828, during the Cretan uprising against the Ottoman domination of the island, Turkish troops massacred over 600 Cretan warriors who had found refuge in the castle. Since then, according to legend, the anniversary of the slaughter, the ghosts of fallen warriors, Drosoulites, as they are called, getting up from the adjacent cemetery, rigged like it, and form a procession that passes through the castle and ends in the sea .
Approximately 25 km. East of the city of Chania
A sandy beach with clear, cold waters stretching more than 10 km., Georgioupolis is also one of the popular resorts of Chania. Here you swear one family hotels and all amenities and services provided.
About 70 km southwest of the city of Chania
Paleochora is one of the busiest tourist resorts of Chania and is vrisktai on a small peninsula, having the privilege has beaches on both sides. The beaches extend for hundreds of meters and provide a range of services and facilities, as well as luxury hotels and apartments. The beaches west of the city is even better.
10. Paleochora Beaches
About 70 km. Southwest of the city of Chania
A number of beaches with pebbles or sand, running away from Paleochora, the main resort on the south coast of Chania. You will not find amenities and a variety of services to all the beaches, but surely tranquility, crystal clear waters and picturesque scenery will compensate you for the inconvenience.