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Elafonisi Beach

Elafonissi in Chania is an elongated peninsula, a magical place, one of the most beautiful coasts and regions of Greece and Europe.

The exotic beauty of the area is due to the dunes, the cedars, the white lilies, the black rocks, the rare species of animals and birds that live there, the clear blue waters and the pink sand.

Elafonissi is located 76 km southwest of Chania and 5km south of Chrysoskalitissa Monastery, at the southwestern tip of Crete. Elafonissi looks like an island, because the peninsula at the point where it joins with Crete “breaks” and gives the feeling of a separate islet.

The area is part of the Natura Protected Areas and is home to the Careta Careta turtle. It is strictly forbidden to cut plants from there or to take even sand from the shore!

Falasarna Beach

Today Falassarna is a popular tourist destination and their beach is one of the most famous in Europe. The white sand gives the crystal clear waters wonderful colors, while the beach is so extensive that, although flooded with people, it always looks empty.

Unfortunately, Falassarna is exposed to the winds, so choose a day with apnea or a very light breeze if you do not want a strong wave and you are flogged by the sand that is carried away by the wind.

The area is of exceptional natural beauty and has been included in the Natura 2000 protection network.

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Balos Beach

The famous lagoon of Balos is located about 56 km northwest of Chania and 17 km northwest of Kissamos.

Balos is definitely the most photographed beach in Crete, a very favorite topic of all tourist guides in Greece. It is famous for its turquoise waters, wild natural beauty and wonderful exotic landscape.

The lagoon of Balos has white sand and exotic white, intense turquoise and turquoise waters. The sea is very shallow and warm.

Samaria Gorge

The Samaria Gorge is the largest in Greece and its crossing is the main purpose of the trip of many tourists who arrive in Crete. Its descent, with a length of 18 km, lasts from 4 to 7 hours depending on the experience and endurance of the hikers.

The descent starts from the plateau of Omalos in the White Mountains and ends at the seaside village of Agia Roumeli in the south of the prefecture of Chania. The entrance is from the area “Xyloskalo” at 1,200 meters altitude.

The Samaria Gorge and a large area, about 48,500 acres, around it have been designated a National Park, which in 2010 was included in the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve Network.

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Seitan Limania

Seitan Limania beach in Chania, Crete is one of the three coves created by the sea in the area of ​​Akrotiri. The name is of Turkish origin, from the period of Ottoman rule on the island and means devilish (Devilish / Cursed Ports) . This characterization is due to the danger of ripples in the area. The site is also referred to as Saint Raphael, from the church located at the point where the gorge begins, as well as Saint Spyridon from the old church that is built there in the rock. The beach has gravel and sand and due to the inaccessible point where it is located, in recent years it has become widely known and popular destination.

Agioi Apostoloi

The beach of Agioi Apostoloi (Saint Apostles) is located 4 km west of the city center of Chania on a small peninsula with successive little coves. This is one of the easiest beaches to get to because is in the middle of Agia Marina and Chania Town, thus it is very popular to locals who get here for a quick everyday swim after work. Being close to Chania also makes this an ideal destination for bicyclists. Also, you can find there the famous “Mikis Theodorakis cave”.

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