Elafonisi Beach at Moni Chrusoskalitissis

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The lagoon is Elafonisos 82 km far from Chania and is one of the most famous beaches of Crete. Not affected by the wind, but as it is open to the South influenced by southern winds blowing from the Libyan Sea. There were no deer ever in the area, but it got its name from the loot that pirates hid. It is an oblong peninsula, which often feels like a separate island. You can cross over after the water reaches the knees. If you get across the island, there are no umbrellas, as the island is protected (Natura 2000). In fragile cedars thrive and lily of the sand. Also, the area lay their eggs on the rare turtles Caretta caretta. Road access from the village monastery Chrysoskalittisis. This beach is suitable for kite surfing. The wind is between 4 to 7 Bft and the waves between 1 to 3 meters. There is a kite surfing school for those who need professional help to improve their skills.

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Kampou Anchorage at Kampos

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Kampos Beach

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Campos is a beach with big pebbles and stones on the west coast of the prefecture. It is not organized at any level and certainly there are better beaches for swimming.

Kokkina Gkrema is an interesting beach with big pebbles on the west coast of the prefecture. A dirt road leads to the red cliffs that are about 3 km from Sfinari.

Sfinariou Beach

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Sfinari is one of the most beautiful beaches on the west coast of Chania, near Kissamos. Situated 20 kilometers far from Kastelli and 61 km from Chania.

Deserted Beach at Keramoti

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Desert sand and pebbles. It is not organized and must bring with you the essentials.

Anydroi Beach at Anudroi

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Between Gialiskari and Paleochora. Non-organized pebbled beach.

Located 80 km south of Chania is the continuation of the eastern beach of Paleochora. It's a great beach with rocks affected by the southern winds.

Kedrodasos is an exotic beach in western Crete, east of Elafonisi. It remains one of the last paradises of Greece.

Limni Krios is perhaps the most spectacular beach of Crete. Although it is completely unknown even to locals definitely worth visiting, but more important is the respect you.

Located 89 km south of Chania and 10 km west of Paleochora. It is a pebbled beach, open to the south affected by the southern winds.

Grammeno Beach at Gialos

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Located 85 km south of Chania and 6 km west of Paleochora. It is a sandy beach with two small coves with many cedars that give a particular character.

Located 88 km south of Chania, 9 km west of Paleochora is a rocky beach with pebbles, not suitable for swimmers who prefer the smooth, sandy beaches. Because it is open to the south probably influenced by the summer winds.

Plakaki Beach at Gialos

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Following the coastal road from the village of Paleochora as Yialos will find numerous small coves with sand and pebbles to enjoy the coolness of the sea with your friends. There is an organized beach.

Palaiochoras Beach

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Located 79 kilometers south of Chania and a beach affected by the southern winds. The entire coastline around Paleochora (or Paleochora) has a small idyllic coves.

Aspri Limni is one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete, almost unknown to all. Located next to the monastery Chrysoskalitissa, 70km west of Chania.

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