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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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 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...
 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...
 Villa Argyro
Located in Azoyirás, within a 20-minute walk of Beach Kaliviani and 1.3 miles of Trachilos Beach, Villa Argyro offers accommodations with free WiFi, air conditioning, a shared lounge and a garden. more...
 Tersanas Beach Lodges
Boasting a beachfront location, Tersanas Beach Lodges is located in Tersanas village. It offers self-catering accommodations and free WiFi in all areas. more...
 Kavos Beach Apartments & Studios
At a quiet and beautiful location on the coast of Kavos, Kavos Beach Apartments & Studios features views over the Cretan Sea. more...
 Alianthos Villa
Set in Tersanas, Alianthos Villa features a garden with an outdoor pool and magnificent sea views. A tennis court is available on site. Free WiFi is provided. more...
 Spilia Village Hotel & Villas
Nestled in a green plain among citrus orchards and olives groves, Spilia Village combines traditional stone-built rooms with modern facilities including gym, free sauna and hamam. more...
 Villa Nimertis
Boasting an outdoor pool and a jetted tub, Villa Nimertis is located in Xirokambi village. more...
 Douliana Villas
Douliana Villas is located in the famous Apokoronas peninsula. A mini market for the basic supplies is featured on-site. There are 20 villas to choose from. more...
 Chrysiida Luxury Suites
Located 984 feet away from Tarsanas Beach, the family-run Chrysiida Luxury Suites features an outdoor pool with sun terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside and the Cretan Sea. 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...
 Andreas Beach Villa
Andreas Beach Villa offers accommodations in Sfakiá, just 25 miles from Chania Town. Rethymno Town is 19 miles from Andreas Beach Villa, and Georgioupolis is 12 miles from the property. more...
 Villa Stelios-ch
Featuring a garden, an outdoor pool and pool views, Villa Stelios-ch is located in Xirostérnion. more...
 Venetian House
In the Chania Old Town district of Chania, close to Koum Kapi Beach, Venetian House has a terrace, free WiFi and a washing machine. With sea views, this property has a balcony. more...
 Falasarna Bay
Just 328 feet from the famous Falasarna Beach, Falasarna Bay offers self-catering accommodations with free Wi-Fi and balcony overlooking the Cretan Sea. 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...
 Emerald
Set on the cliffside of Plaka village, Emerald features a large swimming pool enjoying scenic views over Souda Bay. 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...
 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...
 Renieris Hotel
Located upon a hill in Kato Stalos is the family-run Renieris Hotel. It is just 656 feet from the beach and 5 miles from the famous and busy city of Chania. more...
 Blue Beach Villas Apartments
On a private beach in Stavros, Blue Beach offers a pool, a tennis court and a traditional restaurant. The self-catered rooms have a balcony overlooking the Cretan Sea and Akrotiri’s landscape. more...
 Helianthos Villas
Featuring a swimming pool, a garden and barbecue facilities and views of the pool, Helianthos Villas is located in Dhoulianá and provides accommodations with free WiFi. more...
 Villa SteMa
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, a shared lounge, and a garden, Villa SteMa provides accommodations in Xirokámbion with free WiFi and garden views. more...
 Lithari
Lithari is located in Kámboi and offers a shared lounge, a garden and a terrace. more...




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