BEACHES IN CHANIA
During your stay in Chania, you are sure to be impressed with the natural scenery of the area as well as the historical ones. As it is easily understood, the beautiful beaches of Chania also belong to the natural landscapes, which will surely to fascinate you. Perhaps, however, because of the many choices you have, from emerald seas and turquoise waters, sand in all shades, from whitish to dark, almost black or all-white pebbles shining in the sun, you will feel confused as you will not know which one to skip. But we have brought together the best of them for you, and you can take a look at them below.
This is the beach just in front of the most famous resort of Chania. Although it is lively, its clear blue waters are crystal clear, with countless options for you to spend your day waiting. From beach bars to water sports, parties and simple relaxation on the organized beach with sun loungers and showers you will not want to leave this beach.
This beach is one of the most important natural landscapes of Chania. This is as Strips of Sea penetrate the steep rocky shores creating small bays, one of which is a well-hidden beach. It is located northeast of the Akrotiri peninsula, 20 kilometers from the city of Chania.
Elafonisi is a small sandy island that joins a sandy peninsula across the land. In the meantime an excellent lagoon is formed, clear with crystal clear waters. As one can imagine, the landscape is of unparalleled beauty throughout Greece, the Mediterranean, and even the world. It is located 76 kilometers southwest of Chania and five kilometers south of Chrysoskalitissa Monastery, at the southwestern tip of Crete.
Another landscape of extraordinary beauty, Balos is essentially a rock that lies in the sea and connects to the land opposite a shallow lagoon whose waters impress with their incomparable formations. Its shallow water is either deep blue or turquoise. You can reach this beach either by boat from Kissamos or by car.
Imeri Gramvousa beach
It is a small island located on the northwest coast of Chania. Although the island is not inhabited, there is an imposing fortress, and just below it, a magnificent beach lures visitors: whitewashed sand and blue waters, as well as an old shipwreck, a rusty ship’s shell, compose the spectacular setting. It can be reached by boat from Kissamos.
In conclusion, the place you chose for your vacation has the potential to satisfy even the most demanding of you. A variety of water and sand, relaxation and fun, all set against the backdrop of beautiful natural landscapes, will engrave magical memories.