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.

Kalyves Beach-Front Studios & Apartments KAL01

These newly refurbished sea front studios and apartments are situated a short stroll away from the heart of Kalives Village ( Kalyves) and just a few metres from a sandy beach, with beach side tavernas. All the studios and apartments offer air-conditioned units , and each has a kitchenette suitable for basic self catering. Each apartment and studio has a private sea facing balcony, perfect for viewing the sun set. Free Wi-Fi is available in all public areas.

Several restaurants, taverns and supermarkets can be found within short walking distance and a bus stop is 50 metres away. Chania Town is 23 km away and Ioannis Daskalogiannis International Airport ( CHQ) is 30 km away. The picturesque Rethymno Town is at 40 km and Heraklion International Airport is 130 km away. Free parking is possible outside the accommodation. These apartments would be perfect for a quiet, beach based holiday for those not wishing to hire a car.

Accommodation Details

The apartments are bright with traditional wooden furnishings and tiled floors. They are equipped with a mini fridge, coffee maker and electric kettle, they also feature a small dining area and a private bathroom with bathtub or shower.

Apartment for 1 - 4 people

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