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Chania

The prefecture of Chania is one of the four prefectures of Crete and it covers the west part of the island. It has an area of 2.376 km and approximately 134,000 residents. It is mainly a mountainous region but it is also characterized by velvet beaches, particularly on its south part, where it meets the Libyan Sea. The prefecture of Chania constitutes a special place, which offers amazing natural beauties and also various comforts, without spoiling its physiognomy.

The capital of the prefecture is the romantic, hospitable and very beautiful town of Chania. It is a town built on the sea, which combines in a particularly picturesque way old with modern architecture. In the town of Chania you can visit the archaeological and naval museums, the old town, the folklore museum, the national garden etc. During your touring of the prefecture of Chania, we suggest that you visit Akrotiri, which is only 15 km from the town of Chania. From there you can enjoy a spectacular sunset as well as a panoramic view of the town of Chania.

Other interesting spots in the prefecture are the ancient town Aptera and the traditional villages Vamos, Gavalohori and Kefala. Also, don't forget to visit Paleochora , a place that will offer you many historic information as well as a wonderful tour through green landscapes and picturesque little villages. In this beautiful place you will have the opportunity to enjoy the longest and most impressive gorge in Europe, the famous Samaria gorge. It is 18 km long and its passing is possible only during the summer months.

The Samaria gorge is a wonderful route, where you have the chance to be in the heart of nature and to admire the wild vegetation, beautiful settlements and wonderful churches. In Frangokastello stands a venetian castle, while in Sfakia you can learn about the glorious local traditions. Lissos is famous for its therapeutic mineral water spa and Sougia for its long history. Finally, Platanias, Agia Marina, Kastelli Kissamou and others are particularly developed in tourism and amazingly beautiful regions.


 

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 Villa Piedra
Featuring accommodations with a private pool, pool view and a patio, Villa Piedra is located in Manoliópoulon. more...
 Sun and Sea Plus Resort
Providing a garden and free WiFi, Sun and Sea Plus Resort provides accommodations in Plaka. more...
 Alianthos Suites
Located just 300 ft from Tarsanas sandy beach, Alianthos Suites offers self-catered units built within beautiful grounds. It has a swimming pool and a private bay overlooking the Cretan Sea. more...
 Tersanas Village Apartments
Within 2625 feet from Kalathas Beach in Akrotiri, Tersanas Village Apartments features a pool with a children’s section, a poolside bar and a traditional restaurant. more...
 Kavos Hotel & Suites
At a quiet and beautiful location on the coast of Kavos, Kavos Hotel & Suites features views over the Cretan Sea. It offers well-designed accommodations and a large outdoor pool with sun terrace. more...
 Minoas Villas Heated Pool
Offering pool views, Minoas Villas Heated Pool in Kournás has accommodations, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, a shared lounge, a garden and barbecue facilities. more...
 Gregory Comfort Hotel
Gregory Comfort Hotel has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a bar and shared lounge in Kalamaki. more...
 WeCrete Apartments
Located in Liridianá, WeCrete Apartments offers accommodations surrounded by olive groves and views over Kissamos Bay. The apartment includes an outdoor pool, with barbecue area. more...
 Esplanade Apartments
Esplanade Apartments are located 5 mi from Chania and 2953 ft from the sandy beach of Kalathas. It features free Wi-Fi internet and air-conditioned the rooms. more...
 Little Bay
Set in a colorful Cretan garden, the Little Bay is a beachfront hotel located by the Blue Flag beach of Stavros of Akrotiri in Chania. Units are spacious and each has its own kitchenette. more...
 Corinna Mare
Located on the famous beach of Kalamaki, just 3 miles west of Chania and the charming Venetian Harbor, Corinna Mare is built on a peninsula which overlooks the island of Theodorou. more...
 Hectoras Villa in Plaka
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a 24-hour front desk, Hectoras Villa in Plaka is conveniently located in Plaka, a 9-minute walk from Almirida Beach and 0.7 miles from Vrasco Beach. more...
 Villa Stelios-ch
Featuring a garden, an outdoor pool and pool views, Villa Stelios-ch is located in Xirostérnion. more...
 Villa Kedria
Located on the top of a small hill above Souda Bay, Villa Kedria features an outdoor swimming heated pool and magnificent views over the north coast of the island. A spa bath is provided. more...
 Gregory Village Sea View
Featuring a garden, Gregory Village Sea View is located in Stalos, within a 16-minute walk of Stalos Beach. Each unit comes with air-conditioned bedrooms and a kitchen with a fridge. more...
 Bliss House Villa
Featuring pool views, Bliss House Villa has accommodations with a patio and a coffee machine, around a 9-minute walk from Almirida Beach. more...
 La Mer Resort & Spa - Adults Only
Located in Georgioupolis, a 2-minute walk from Sandy Beach, La Mer Resort & Spa - Adults Only provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness more...
 Georgia Vicky Studios & Apartments
On a 5-acre plot, Georgia-Vicky Studios and Apartments is in Stavros, Crete. It features views of the sea, the pool or the gardens from each unit's balcony and a seawater swimming pool. more...
 NK Apartments
Located in Plátanos in the Crete region, NK Apartments provides accommodations with free WiFi and free private parking. more...
 Caneva Luxury Villa
Boasting an outdoor pool, Caneva Luxury Villa is located in Tavronitis village, 12 mi away from Chania. It offers tastefully decorated, split-level accommodations with an indoor pool and hammam. more...
 Giorgi's Blue Apartments
Located 98 feet from the sea, Giorgi’s Blue Apartments offer self-catering accommodations with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The property features a swimming pool and a children’s pool. more...
 Creta Vitalis
Only 5 mi from Chania Town, family-run Creta Vitalis enjoys a quiet location 1312 feet from the beach, in the resort of Kalathas. more...
 Kiani Beach Resort Family All Inclusive
Kiani Beach Resort is ideally located on the beach of Kiani, just a few miles east of Chania center and old Venetian town. It offers 2 pools, a sea-view restaurant, an open theater and a tennis court . more...
 Villa Stefania
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony, Villa Stefania is located in Dhrapaniás. This apartment provides free private parking, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. more...
 Nostalgia Villas
Located 1312 feet from Tersanas Beach in Chorafakia Village, Nostalgia Villas features an outdoor pool with a sun terrace, and a garden. more...




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