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Falasarna

Falasarna is the westernmost village in Crete, located approximately 20km from Kissamos in the neck of the Gramvoussa peninsula. The name Falasarna is pre-hellenic and is derived from the nymph "Falasarni". Falassarna used to be the port of ancient Polyrinia. The peak of the city of Falasarna was during the Hellenistic period and at the time the city had its own coin. Its port was closed and surrounded by walls and it was connected to the sea with a canal. The port and the canal today are cultivated land due to the fall of the sea-level, the ancient remainings are located 300-400 meters from the sea. The secure position of the port, the impregnable fort and the rich valley of the area indicate that Falassarna was a great naval and commercial center. The remainings saved today are part of the supporting walls of the city as well as part of its Cyclopean walls, defensive towers, foundations of houses and remainings of the temple dedicated to Artemida or Appolonas.

Present days Falasarna is a quiet resort, with many small hotels, apartments and taverns, close to the wonderful sandy beach. There are also many spots for free camping. Here the visitor can admire the magnificence of the archaic landscape and the blue sky. One of the most beautiful stretched sandy beaches in Crete, "Pahia Ammos" (thick sand), is located south of Falasarna



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 Balos Beach
Balos Beach offers modern, self-catering accommodations in a beautifully rugged, unspoiled corner of Western Crete, overlooking Kissamos Bay, around an hour’s drive from the magnificent town of more...
 Rooms Leonidas
Located in Drapanias Village of Kissamos, the family-run Rooms Leonidas is set amid lush gardens, just 13 feet away from the beach. more...
 Nautilus Bay Hotel
With an outdoor pool and a sun terrace, the contemporary Nautilus Bay Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Kissamos on the sandy beach of Plaka. more...
 Villa Veghera
Villa Veghera is a villa with a pool and a spacious garden, located in Kíssamos, 2.4 mi from Kissamos / Kasteli Port. The property is 7.5 mi from Falasarna Beach and 9.9 mi from Balos Beach. more...
 Aphrodite Beach
Aphrodite Beach Hotel is located on the sandy beach of Mavros Molos in Kissamos. It features a swimming pool, umbrellas and sunbeds on the beach and offers free WiFi throughout. more...
 Crystal Bay Hotel
Just a 3-minute walk from the beach in Kissamos, the modern Crystal Bay Hotel features a swimming pool and poolside snack bar. It offers stylish studios with free Wi-Fi and balcony. more...
 Kissamia Rooms
Conveniently located only 984 feet from Kissamos center, 25 minutes from Chania Town and 66 feet from Telonio beach, Kissamia Rooms features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the more...
 Sofia's view Kissamos
Sofia's view Kissamos has garden views, free WiFi and free private parking, located in Kissamos, 2.1 miles from Kissamos / Kasteli Port. more...
 Christina Beach Hotel
Christina Beach Hotel features spacious accommodations with sea views, located at the seafront of Kissamos Town. Guests are offered free WiFi in all areas, a swimming pool and a pool bar. more...
 Petronila Luxury Villa
Located just 2.7 miles from Kissamos / Kasteli Port, Petronila Luxury Villa provides accommodations in Kissamos with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. more...
 Maria Beach Hotel
Located on a sandy organized beach, Maria Beach Hotel is 1969 feet from the center of Kissamos Town. more...
 Sunny Villa
Set in Dhrapaniás in the Crete Region, this detached holiday home is entirely available to guests. Set amid a lush, fenced garden of , this holiday home is 1640 feet from the beach. more...
 Martimi’s Apartments
Located 656 feet of the sea in Drapanias of Kissamos, Martimi’s Apartments offers sea views and accommodations with free WiFi. Facilities include a barbecue and garden. more...
 Edgewater Studios
Located in Kissamos, Edgewater Studios is only 328 feet from the nearest beach, restaurants, bars and a supermarket. It features self-catering accommodations with a balcony and free WiFi. more...
 Gramvoussa Bay
Just 33 feet from the sandy beach Pahia Ammos beach, this property features sea-view, self-catered accommodations with free Wi-Fi and furnished balcony or patio overlooking Kissamos Bay and the more...




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