Chania West Crete

  • Map of Chania, Crete, Greece

Xania ( or Chania) is the capital of the west of the island. The old Turkish mosque on the harbour has recently been renovated, as has the Venetian lighthouse at the end of superb restaurants and tavernas hidden in the old courtyards. Xania is a truly amazing experience and has much to see, including an archaeological museum, the remains of Venetian boat repair buildings and the city is built over the Minoan city of Kydonia Nearby Souda Bay is a natural harbour which houses a NATO naval base and is the departure point for ferries. The airport (CHQ) on the Akrotiri peninsular provides a convenient arrival point for visitors. One of the most famous points in the area is the Samaria Gorge, the longest gorge in Europe at 16km. its a long journey! Sfakia is a lovely town with seaside tavernas and an interesting history. The area of Apokoronas, with its beautifuly kept traditional villages, shows pure Crete at its best, especially in the spring time.

The White Mountains dominate the area and are visible wherever you go. Rising to a height of 6500 feet, they are a spectacular backdrop to the small villages dotted around the region. Beyond Xania to the west lies the town of Kastelli, Kissamou, leading to the Gramvousa peninsular and a wonderful scenic road which hugs the extreme west coast of Crete. A turning near the resort town of Maleme, takes you due south to the quiet resort of Palaeochora.

Kalo Beach Apartments KaloBeachKalyves

Situated a couple of metres from a long sandy beach, Kalo Beach Apartments enjoy excellent sea views and direct beach access. The apartments sit in lush, well tended gardens, with a large communal swimming pool, and with areas of shade under the trees. Each apartment has one bedroom, with safe and plenty of wardrobe space, modern shower room, with w/c and hairdryer, living area and kitchenette. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and traditional design, all apartments open to a furnished balcony overlooking the Cretan Sea and the pool. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchenette with a fridge, an oven and cooking rings. The long sandy beach is perfect for bathing, and the tamarind trees offer shaded areas to relax. There is a good taverna/pool bar close by, serving traditional meze and meals and refreshments on the beach. Supermarket , bus stops, local shops and a good choice of eating places are within easy walking distance.

Accommodation Details

Each apartment has: One twin bedroom Bathroom with shower Sitting/dining room with small kitchen Balcony/terrace Sleeps 2+1 Features: Mini oven and ring Fridge/freezer Coffee machine Kettle Hairdryer Safe box Air conditioning (bedroom) Private parking WiFi internet Courtesy bicycles

One bedroom apartment for 1 - 2 people
Twin beds

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