The beautiful blue flag beach of Almyrida is approx. 10 min drive, or a scenic 30 min walk!
This beach is excellent for those with small children with clean sand, gentle sloping shelves and rock pool areas.
For the more energetic there are windsurfing or canoeing lessons. The beach road is an endless stream of delightful tavernas.
There are many fine beaches a short car ride away: Kera Beach -15 mins - Georgeopolis - 25 mins.
A short 10 minute walk from the complex is the traditional village of Kokkino Chorio and its old village lanes which has basic amenities in the form of a taverna and grocery store. Additonal shops and a selection of tavernas, kafenion and gyros establishments are located in the nearby village of Plaka.
Other nearby beauty spots include Kalives (20 mins), Georgioupolis (40 mins), Lake Kournas (60 mins) the secluded taverna at Ombroglialos beach (20 mins). The beautiful port of Chania is approximately 25 km away and Chania airport is about 30 km, 30 minutes drive. Heraklion airport is 100 minutes drive away.
Activities and Excursions
There are countless opportunities to partake in outdoor and watersport activities in the immediate area. Some suggestions are listed below.
- Sub-Aqua Diving
- Sea Canoeing
- Kite Surfing
- Wind Surfing
- Gorge Walking
- Mountain Biking
- Road Cycling
- Trail Bike Tours
- Countryside Walking
- Horse Trekking
- Cretan Cooking
- Boat Excursions
- Historical Tours
- Scenic Tours
The activities are organized and run by others. Check the villa packs for further details.