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The secluded beach of Agia Marina is located 84 kilometers far from Chania, very close, almost in succession to the beach Lakki. It is open to the South and affected by the strong south winds.

An hour away from Chania and just 1 km east of Frangokastello to stumble upon one of the best beaches with clear water and dunes, but influenced by southern winds. It took its name from the tall sand dunes that surround it.

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Fragkokastello Beach

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Located 80 km south of Chania South coast of Crete and 13 km east of Sfakia. In front of the legendary castle stretches a vast sandy beach with shallow waters ideal for families with children.

If you walk at the harbor or take the road towards the village Patsianos will take you over a fairly large beach with fine pebbles, sand and rocky bottom. There is beach and will be with you the essentials.

Remote beach with sand. Access from the village of Saint Nectarios, or alternatively your own boat.

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Nice beach between Sfakia and Frangokastello. Extensive, with few trees for shade, and large, round pebbles.

Located 75 km south of Chania South coast of Crete, 2-3 km from Sfakia, a beach with pebbles and rocks not affected by the summer winds. Isolated, although not organized quite popular with nudists.

Vritomartis Beach

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Located about 72 km south of Chania, on Crete's south coast, a few minutes drive from Sfakia. It is a fairly secluded pebbled beach with clear blue waters, influenced by southern winds.

Chora Sfakia Beach

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Located about 72 km south of Chania, in front of the village and with pebbles and sand. The area is not affected much by the summer winds.

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Small beach, 2 km from Sfakia shingle and clear blue waters, just before the famous beach Vertigo. It is organized and will offer you the essentials.

Located about 74 km south of Chania and 2 km west of Sfakia. It is a beautiful pebbled beach with very clear water and a large cave where one can resort to some shade.

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The only beach located 75 km south of Chania and 3-4 km west of Sfakia. It is a pebbled beach with very clean and fresh sweet water.

Walking the beach Vertigo towards Loutro and the footpath E4 will pass the Chapel of the Holy Cross and of course will start next to several small bays which dominate the pebble, sand and rock. There is no organization, and should arrange for all necessary.

Loutro Beach

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Located 80 km south of Chania Loutro beach is a very small pebbled beach, inside the homonymous bay, which is only accessible by boat. It is a natural shelter from the winds.

Located 80 km south of Chania, west of Loutro village and close to Livaniana. It is a pebbled beach and rocky bottom that is ideal for snorkeling.

Lykos Beach at Livaniana

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Next to Foinikas you will find the small beach of lupus. The rocky bottom makes this secluded beach ideal for snorkeling.

Wonderful gulf beach west of Lykos with access only by sea. It took its name from the rocks with striking colors that surround it.

Located on the southern coast of Crete, about 3 kilometers east of Agia Roumeli (1 to 1.30 hours walking) and 6 km west of Loutro (about 2-3 hours) and is a large pebbled beach, and several isolated few people, mainly because of the difficulty of access, with deep clear water.

Located 56 km south of Chania, right at the exit of Samaria Gorge is a beautiful long beach with fine pebbles and very deep waters. The beach is located in the middle of a bay, in front of the village of Agia Roumeli.

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On the beach gorge ends of the industry and thanks to the action of water has created a unique natural monument. Its name comes from the staggered arrangement of conglomerate rock reminiscent of roofs or roofs.

At the point where the gorge of Tripiti meets the Libyan Sea. Here is that there was an ancient city Poikilasos the protected natural harbor, which the great geological changes the 4th AD century turned it into a reef with incredible formations.

Deserted, secluded beach before Sougia. Access by foot or on your boat.

Sougia Beach

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Situated 67 kilometers far from Chania and is a nice beach in front of the settlement. Pebbled beach with shade from trees and open the southern winds.

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Lissos Beach at Prodromion

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Located about 70 km south of Chania and nearly 3 km west of Sougia (about 2 hours away) and is a deserted beach, open to the south affected by the southern winds. He was one of the ports of the ancient city Elyros.

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Moving from Paleochora to the campsite a sign pointing towards the beach Gialiskari. After a short ride on a dirt road you will reach the deserted beach, or rather on two beaches, and at this point the land goes into the sea creating a small peninsula.

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.

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.

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.

Plakaki Beach at Gialos

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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.

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Deserted Beach at Keramoti

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

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.

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.

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Limeniskos Beach

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Sandy beach very close to the harbor village Limeniskou. Although there is nothing in terms of infrastructure, all that you will find in nearby Falarsena.

Falasarna Beach

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Falasarna is one of the most famous beaches of Greece. The beach is located next to the Roman Falasarna ruins which you can see even today.

Balos Limnothalassa is perhaps the most famous beach in Crete. It is known worldwide for its turquoise waters, the wild natural beauty and wonderful exotic landscape.

Gramvousas Beach

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The beach Gramvousa called Tigani. Located on the edge of western Crete.

Trachilos Beach

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A quiet beach with pebbles and sand, just 2 km west of Kissamos. There is a way for the region, though not particularly remarkable destination.

Mesogeia is a beautiful, often quiet beach with pebbles, a few kilometers west of Kissamos and relatively close to the village Kaliviani. Is not organized and not very popular, as this area there are many beautiful beaches.

A quiet pebbled beach, just a few kilometers west of Kissamos. There is a way for the region, though not particularly remarkable destination on this beach you can find seclusion and privacy.

Leivadia Beach

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It is part of a long beach which starts from Kissamos and reaches the Rodopou, near the village. The beach has beautiful sand and pebbles in some places.

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Mavros Molos Beach

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Kissamos Kastelli , is a small town west of Chania. Located 41 kilometers from Chania at the end of the National Road of Crete, in Kissamos and the small harbor area.

Drapanias Beach

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Drapanias is a seaside village, just before Kissamos. Located 6 km east of Kissamos and 37 km from Chania.

Nopigeia Beach

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Located 8 km east of Kissamos.Nopigeia beach is the continuation of the beach Korfalona except that here the beach is sandy and at some points it is organized.

Ravdoucha Beach

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Lovely pebbled beach on the west side of Cape Rodopou. You can reach the beach by car, through a passable dirt road.

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Beautiful beach in Cape Rodopou close to Kolymbari Chania. The easiest way to access the beach is by boat from Kissamos.

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Located on the site of ancient Diktynna. The beach is beautiful, with pebbles, well sheltered from the wind in a closed bay looking east.

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Xeronisia Beach at Rodopos

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Located relatively close to the chapel of St. George.

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Petres Beach

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It lies 15 km from Rethymno to Chania and situated north of Crete. It is an organized beach with clear waters and fine sand.

Episkopis Beach

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Episkopis beach is located 12 km west of Rethymno and is a great sandy beach, several kilometers long that is affected by the wind. There are parts of the beach that are organized and have cafes, there are large chunks of the beach that are not organized where you can put your towel.

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Located 16 km west of Rethymno on the National Road Rethymno-Chania. This is a beautiful sandy beach on the North coast of Crete and therefore affected by the winds and northerly winds.

Great sandy beach located 39 km south of Rethymnon in front of the homonymous settlement. The beach is exposed to strong winds.

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Located immediately after the port of Plakias. Sand and rocks into the sea.

Souda Plakia Beach

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Beautiful sandy beach in the bay of Plakias. It is an organized beach with chairs, umbrellas, water sports, restaurants and bars.

Just before the beach Korakas will find a series of 3 secluded beaches with sand and pebbles. It is not organized and you need all your essentials.

Korakas Beach

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Approximately 47 km from Rethymnon at the South West and 2 miles south of Peach village, is the beach of Korakas, a sandy beach open to the south and exposed to the winds. It is a well organized beach with sunbeds, umbrellas, bars, etc.

At about 47 km southwest of Rethymno and after the beach Korakas will find three pebbled beaches affected by the wind. The two beaches at the end of the dirt is pretty organized.

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Plakias Anchorage

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Loutro Anchorage

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Sougia Anchorage

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Fragkokastellou Anchorage

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Kissamou Harbor

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Kissamou Anchorage

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Souda

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Kampou Anchorage at Kampos

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Sfinariou Anchorage

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Samaria Gorge is located in the island of Crete and is ideal for trekking and mountain climbing. Visitors have the opportunity to enjoy an active adventure in a breathtaking scenery.

Chania Harbor

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Almyrida Beach

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Almyrida beach is ideal for families with little children due to the beach provides everything they need. There are tavernas and little cafe bars along the sea.

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Zoraida Horse Riding at Krionerida

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Horse Riding Club

Zoraida`s Horse Riding offers tours at the long sandy beaches of Georgioupolis.It offers beach rides, mini-safaris and relaxing day trips as well as easy beginner`s walks for non-experienced riders.

Zefiros Horse Riding Center at Chorafakia

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Horse Riding Club

Zefiros is a family horse riding center. It offers tours for people of all ages and levels.

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Kolympari at Rodopos

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Kolympari is a small resort near Chania. It is a very relaxing place without a busy nightlife but with all the amenities.

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Stalos

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Stalos village is well organized and attracts many visitors each summer.Kato Stalos, the coastal part of Stalos, has a fantastic sandy beach which is well organized and awarded every year with a blue flag.

Panagia Arkoudiotissa Cave or Arkoudospilios (Bear Cave) is located about 2 kilometers north of famous Gouverneto Monastery. The cave is famous for a stalagmite that looks like a crouching bear, and hence the name of the cave Arkoudospilios.

Daskalogianni Cave

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In Chora Sfakion there is a beautiful cave named Daskalogianni cave.It can only be reached by boat, because it is located between rocks on the shore.

Samaria gorge

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Samaria is the most important gorge in Greece. It is located in west Crete, in the White Mountains.

The Archaeological Museum of Chania is located in the Catholic Church of Saint Francis, close to the Venetian Harbor of Chania.

The building of the museum is a monument itself due to its great architecture and rich history.

Askyfou War Museum

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50 km south of Chania is the mountain village of Askyfou, Sfakia. There is an interesting war museum there, created by a local man, who was travelling all over Crete to collect every vestige of the battle, so as to keep alive the glorious memory of Cretan war history.

Folklore Museum of Chania

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The Folklore Museum of Chania is located at the center of the old city of Chania, next to the Catholic church. It houses two personal collections of folklore items, clothes and agricultural tools from Crete of past decades.

The typography museum of Chania is located near Souda. The museum was opened to public in 2005.

Municipal art Gallery of Chania

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Art Exhibition

The Municipal Art Gallery is located on the top of Halidon Street in Concert Koundouros. It is a three-floor building, built in 1910.

Chania Old Port

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Port

The old port of Chania, also known as the Venetian Harbour, is a very beautiful place to visit. It has narrow streets with many shops and restaurants by the sea.

Blue Adventures Diving

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Dive Together at Plakias

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Diving Center

Dive Together Crete is the second establishment of the Dutch family diving Business Dive Together. B.

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Fun Dive

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Diving Center

FUN DIVE is a diving center with extensive experience in scuba diving and diver training. It offers PADI training programs, and the ability to dive in the area of Theodorou and Kalathas, areas which can offer diving experiences in great safety, ideal for qualified experienced divers as well as for beginners who want to take their first steps under the water, always with an experienced instructor by their side.

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Paradise Diving Center

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Phoenix Dive Club at Plakias

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Synchroni Naftiki Ekpaidefsi

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Kournas at Georgioupoli

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Kournas is a village of Chania, Crete. It is famous because of I its lake.

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Vryses Village

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One of the signature products of Greece is the Cretan Honey. Visit a local honey farm, spend time with the beekeeper, walk through the bee hives overlooking the sea and enjoy the buzzing sounds of the bees as they come and go from their crowded homes.

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