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Chania Beaches

Beaches located at the North East of Chania Prefecture
(Following the root from Town to East)
Chania Nea Chora Beach
Situated in the city of Chania, at the west of the Venetian walls, Nea Chora is a sandy beach with shallow water suitable for children. The beach is affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). It is very popular to the Chania residents. more about Nea Chora Beach...

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Kalathas Beach
Approximately 11 kilometers far from Chania at the Northeast, at the western coast of the Akrotiri peninsula, it is found the beach of Kalathas. It is a long sandy beach, very beautiful, but due to its location it is affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Kalathas Beach...

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Tersanas Beach
13 kilometers far from Chania at the Northeast, at the opposite coast of the bay where it is situated Kalathas, it is located the beach of Tersanas. Being within a small cove and facing to the south, this small sandy beach is not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Tersanas Beach...

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Stavros Beach
At a distance of approximately 15 kilometers from Chania at the Northeast, it is situated the beach of Stavros, at the very north of the Akrotiri peninsula. more about Stavros Beach...

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Marathi Beach
Approximately 12 kilometers far from Chania at the East, it is found the small fine sandy beach of Marathi (South coast of Akrotiri Peninsula), well protected and not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Marathi Beach...

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Loutraki Beach
Approximately 12 kilometers far from Chania at the East, just at the opposite side of the bay were it is located Marathi, it is found the beach of Loutraki. Due to its place it is well protected and not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Loutraki Beach...

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Kyani Akti Beach
Situated at the Southern coast of the Souda bay, 2 kilometers far from Kalyves and 17 kilometers far from Chania at the East, just off the Old National Road to Rethymnonn, Kyani Akti is a sandy beach, protected enough and not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Kyani Akti Beach...

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Kalives Beach
Situated at the Southern coast of the Akrotiri (Souda) bay, at a distance of 19 kilometers from Chania at the East, just off the Old National Road to Rethymnonn, Kalyves is a sandy beach, quite protected and not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Kalives Beach...

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Almirida Beach
Situated 22 kilometers far from Chania at the East, 3 kilometers off the Old National Road to Rethymnonn, Almyrida is a sandy beach, which is not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Almirida Beach...

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Plaka Beach
Situated 23 kilometers far from Chania at the East, 4 kilometers off the Old Road to Rethymnonn, Plaka is a sandy beach, not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Plaka Beach...

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Ombrosgialos Beach
Situated 36 kilometers far from Chania at the East, 17 kilometers off the Old National Road to Rethymnonn, Omprogialos is a remote beach, not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Ombrosgialos Beach...

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Kalivaki Beach
Situated 37 kilometers far from Chania at the East, just off the Old National Road to Rethymnonn, western to the Georghioupolis' river, Kalyvaki is a nice sandy beach, which is rather not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Kalivaki Beach...

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Georgioupolis Beach
Situated 37 kilometers far from Chania at the East, just off the Old National Road to Rethymnonn, the beach in front of Georghioupolis is a sandy beach affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). However, it is rather popular. more about Georgioupolis Beach...

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Perastikos Beach
Situated 38 kilometers far from Chania at the East, approximately 700 meters eastern to Georghioupolis, Perastikos beach is in front of a restaurant, by the Perastikos' river. more about Perastikos Beach...

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Beaches located at the North West of Chania Prefecture
(Following the root from East to West)
Agii Apostoli Beach
7 kilometers far from Chania at the West, it is found the beach of Agii Apostoli; three successive sandy coves with clear water, which are not affected by the "meltemia". more about Agii Apostoli Beach...

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Kalamaki Beach
Situated at a distance of 8 kilometers far from Chania at the West, there are found the beaches of Kalamaki, two sandy beaches in Stalos and Glaros. Being at the northern coast, they are affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Kalamaki Beach...

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Agia Marina Beach
9 kilometers far from Chania at the West it is found the beach of Aghia Marina , a long sandy beach affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Agia Marina Beach...

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Platanias Beach
Situated 11 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, just off the Old National Road to Kastelli, Platanias is a sandy beach very popular and crowded, especially in July and August. Being at the northern coast, it is affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Platanias Beach...

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Gerani Beach
Situated 13 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, just off the Old National Road to Kissamos (Kastelli), Gerani is a sandy beach at the northern coast, so it is affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Gerani Beach...

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Maleme Beach
Situated 16 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, just off the Old National Road to Kissamos (Kastelli), Maleme is a beach at the northern coast, so it is affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Maleme Beach...

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Tavronitis Beach
19 kilometers far from Chania at the West, just off the Old National Road to Kissamos (Kastelli), it is found the beach of Tavronitis , a pebbly and shingly beach affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Tavronitis Beach...

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Kolymbari Beach
24 kilometers far from Chania at the West, just off the Old National Road to Kastelli, it is found the beach of Kolymbari, a pebbly beach affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds) and with currents in some places, which may do swimming dangerous, particularly when there is wind. more about Kolymbari Beach...

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Afrata Beach
Situated 3,5 kilometers far from Kolymbari and 28 from Chania, at the West, Afrata is a sandy beach in a small cove with clear water, not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds), within a wild but very beautiful landscape. more about Afrata Beach...

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Menies or Diktynna Beach
Menies or Diktynna is a beach situated over 45 kilometers far from Chania, at the Northwest, 23 kilometers far from Kolymbari. It is a pebbly, remote beach with clear water and usually few people; it is protected enough and it is not affected by the "meltemia". more about Menies Beach...

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Ravdoucha Beach
10 kilometers far from Kolymbari, at the West, it is found the pebbly beach of Ravdoucha , a quiet beach with tamarisk trees, affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). The beach has a rocky seabed, ideal for snorkelling. more about Ravdoucha Beach...

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Kissamos or Kastelli Beach
41 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, at the end of National Road of Crete, Kissamos or Kastelli beach is a long sandy beach with many of tamarisk trees discarded around, in front of town of Kissamos (Kastelli). The beach is open to the north and affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Kissamos Beach...

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Balos Lagoon
Situated 10 kilometers far from Kalyviani, at the North and over 58 Kilometers from Chania, at the north side of Gramvousa Peninsula, Balos Lagoon is one of the best beaches of the Mediterranean Sea. more about Balos Beach...

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Long Beach or Pachia Ammos Beach
Situated 58 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, and 18 kilometers far from Kastelli at the end of a secondary road, Pachia Ammos is a long and wide sandy beach; as it is located at an open bay, it is affected by the western and north- western winds, but not so much by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Long Beach...

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Falassarna Beach
Situated 59 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, and 19 kilometers far from Kastelli at the end of a secondary road, ancient Falassarna is a small sandy beach, which is affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds). more about Falassarna Beach...

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Sfinari Beach
Situated 20 kilometers far from Kastelli, at the Southwest and 61 kilometers far from Chania, Sfinari is a pebbly beach with a few tamarisk trees for shade. The beach is affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds) but is ideal for snorkelling. more about Sfinari Beach...

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Afratolakkoi Beach
Situated 35 kilometers far from Kastelli and 76 kilometers far from Chania at the Western coast of Crete Afratolakkoi is a pebbly beach (big pebbles) within a bay, which is affected only by the western winds. more about Afratolakkoi Beach...

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Beaches located at the South West of Chania Prefecture
(Following the root from West to East)
Elafonissos Lagoon
Situated 82 kilometers far from Chania, at the Southwest, Elafonissos Lagoon is one of the most famous beaches all over Crete. It is not affected by the "meltemia" (northern summer winds), but since it is open to the south, it is affected by the southern winds blowing from the Libyan Sea, which are not very rare in summer. more about Elafonissos Beach...

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Krios Beach
Situated 89 kilometers far from Chania at the South and 10 kilometres far from Palaeochora at the west, Krios is a beach with pebbles, open to the south and thus affected by the southern winds, not very rare in summer. more about Krios Beach...

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Koundoura Beach
Situated 88 kilometers far from Chania at the South coast and 9 kilometers far from Palaeochora at the west, Koundoura is a rocky beach with big pebbles, which make it not good enough, especially for those liking smooth, sandy beaches. more about Koundoura Beach...

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Grammeno Beach
Situated at a distance of 85 kilometers from Chania at the South and 6 kilometres far from Palaeochora at the West, Grammeno is a long beach with two small coves. Sandy, it has lot of cedar trees giving to it a special character and it is affected only by the southern winds. more about Grammeno Beach...

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Plakaki Beach
Situated 81 kilometers far from Chania at the South and 2 kilometres far from Palaeochora at the West, Plakaki is a small cove with pebbles. more about Plakaki Beach...

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Pachia Ammos Beach
Situated 79 kilometers far from Chania at the South, Pachia Ammos is the main beach of Palaeochora, a long sandy nice beach affected by the southern winds, which raise high waves when blowing, giving to the place an exotic style. more about Pachia Ammos Beach...

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Paleochora Beach
Situated 79 kilometers far from Chania at the South, the east side of Palaeochora is a pebbly beach, affected by the southern winds. more about Paleochora Beach...

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Keratides Beach
Situated 80 kilometers far from Chania at the South, and 1 kilometre far from Palaeochora at the east, successive to the Palaeochora (east side) beach, Keratides is a long pebbly and stony beach, open to the southern winds. more about Keratides Beach...

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Anidri Beach
At a distance of 81 kilometers from Chania at the South and 2 kilometres far from Palaeochora at the East, it is found Anydri , a nice pebbly beach affected by the southern winds. more about Anidri Beach...

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Sandy Beach
Situated 82 kilometers far from Chania at the South and 3 kilometres far from Palaeochora at the East, " Sandy beach" is a long beautiful beach with whitish sand, open to the southern winds. more about Sandy Beach...

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Lissos Beach
Situated some 70 kilometers far from Chania at the South and approximately 3 kilometers far from Sougia at the West, Lissos is a remote beach with pebbles, open to the South and affected by the southern winds. more about Lissos Beach...

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Sougia Beach
Situated 67 kilometers far from Chania at the South, Sougia is a nice long pebbly beach with rich shade from tamarisk trees, open to the southern winds. more about Sougia Beach...

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Agia Roumeli Beach
At a distance of 56 kilometers from Chania at the South, just at the exit of the Samaria gorge it is found the beach of Aghia Roumeli, which is actually the beach in front of the homonymous village. more about Agia Roumeli Beach...

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Agios Pavlos Beach
Situated at the South, approximately 3 kilometers far from Aghia Roumeli at the East and 6 kilometers far from Loutro at the West, Aghios Pavlos is a long pebbly beach, quite remote and with few people, due to the difficult access, with deep clear water; the beach is affected by the southern winds. more about Agios Pavlos Beach...

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Beaches located at the South East of Chania Prefecture
(Following the root from West to East)
Marmara (Dialiskari) Beach
Situated 85 kilometers far from Chania at the South and some 5 kilometers far from Loutro at the West, the beach of Marmara or Dialiskari is a pebbly beach with a rocky seabed good for snorkelling, open to the South and affected only by the southern winds. more about Marmara Beach...

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Lykos Beach
At a distance of some 83 kilometers from Chania at the South, and 2-3 kilometers far from Loutro at the West, there is the pebbly beach of Lykos, open to the South and affected by the southern winds. The rocky seabed makes it ideal for snorkelling. more about Lykos Beach...

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Phoenix Beach
Situated some 82 kilometers far from Chania at the South and 1-2 kilometers at the West of Loutro, within a small cove, Phoenix is a pebbly beach with a rocky seabed very good for snorkelling and affected only by the southern winds. more about Phoenix Beach...

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Loutro Beach
At a distance of 80 kilometers far from Chania at the South, the beach in front of Loutro village is a pebbly beach very small but beautiful, with very clear and calm water. The rocky seabed makes it ideal for snorkelling. more about Loutro Beach...

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Glyka Nera Beach
Situated 75 kilometers far from Chania at the South, and 3-4 kilometers far from Chora Sfakion at the West, Glyka Nera is a fascinating beach with pebbles, very clear and fresh sweet water that comes out of the earth (to which the beach owes its name) and not affected by the winds. more about Glyka Nera Beach...

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Ilingas Beach
At a distance of 74 kilometers from Chania at the South, and 2 kilometers far from Chora Sfakion at the West, Ilingas is a beautiful pebbly beach with very clear water and a large cave, which may give you some shade, as no other natural shade is available. The beach is not affected by the winds. more about Ilingas Beach...

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Sfakia Beach
Situated 72 kilometers far from Chania at the South, the beach in front of the village of Chora Sfakion is a pebbly beach not affected much by the southern winds. more about Sfakia Beach...

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Vritomartis Beach
Situated over 72 kilometers far from Chania at the South, Vritomartis is a beach with pebbles, a few minutes drive far from Chora Sfakion. The beach is affected by the southern winds, and, as it is remote enough, it is popular to nudists. more about Vritomartis Beach...

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Fylaki Beach
Situated over 75 kilometers far from Chania at the South, Fylaki is a pebbly and stony beach 2-3 kilometers far from Chora Sfakion, which is not affected by the summer winds. more about Fylaki Beach...

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Frangokastello Beach
Situated 80 kilometers far from Chania at the South, the beach at the West of Frangokastello is a pebbly beach with a rocky seabed, very good for snorkelling; the beach is open to the south and affected by the southern winds. more about Frangokastello Beach...

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Orthi Ammos Beach
Situated 80 kilometers far from Chania at the South, the beach at the East of Frangokastelo is a beautiful sandy beach with clear water and big sand dunes. The beach is open to the south and affected by southern winds. The eastern part of the beach is kept for nudists. more about Orthi Ammos Beach...

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Lakki Beach
At a distance of 82 kilometers from Chania at the Southeast, it is found the beach of Lakkoi, a remote beach, open to the South and affected by the southern winds. more about Lakki Beach...

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Agia Marina Beach, Lakkoi
At a distance of 84 kilometers from Chania at the South-east, very close, almost successive to the beach of Lakkoi at the East, it is found the beach of Aghia Marina, a remote beach, open to the South and affected by the southern winds. more about Agia Marina Beach...

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