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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...
 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...
 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...
 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...
 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 Argyro
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony, Villa Argyro is located in Azoyirás. This self-catered vacation home features a garden, grill facilities, free WiFi and free private parking. more...
 Bliss House Villa
Located in Plaka in the Crete region, Bliss House Villa features a patio and pool views. This self-catered villa has a private pool, a garden, grill facilities, free WiFi and free private parking. more...
 Chrysiida Suites
Located 984 feet away from Tarsanas Beach, the family-run Chrysiida Suites features an outdoor pool with sun terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside and the Cretan Sea. 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...
 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...
 Leste Luxury Homes
Built on Plaka Hill, Leste Luxury Homes offer independent, fully-equipped luxury houses with furnished verandas overlooking Souda Bay, the Akrotiri peninsula and gardens. more...
 Emerald
Set on the cliffside of Plaka village, Emerald features a large swimming pool enjoying scenic views over Souda Bay. more...
 Villa Nimertis
Boasting an outdoor pool and a jetted tub, Villa Nimertis is located in Xirokambi village. more...
 Mr & Mrs White Crete Lounge Resort and Spa
Mr & Mrs White Crete Lounge Resort and Spa is an exclusive resort with beautiful views of the sea and great facilities. It is located in the Chania prefecture, between Stavros and Tersanas. 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...
 Cathrin Suites
Cathrine Suites is set in the historic Acrotiri, only a 2-minute walk from the beach of Zorbas. It offers self-catering accommodations, a pool with children’s section and a garden with barbecue more...
 Marathi Villas
Located in Marathi, 22 miles from Plaka, Marathi Villas provides a garden and free WiFi. 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...
 Boutique Villa Kalliope
Featuring air-conditioned accommodations with a private pool, garden view and a balcony, Boutique Villa Kalliope is located in Gavalokhórion. With mountain views, this property provides a terrace. more...
 Zorbas Beach Village Hotel
This beachfront hotel is located in a 30,000-m² area right above Akrotiri peninsula, where the famous movie Zorba The Greek was filmed. more...
 La Mer Resort & Spa - Adults Only
La Mer Resort & Spa - Adults Only in Georgioupolis provides adults only accommodations with a bar, a shared lounge and a garden. 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...
 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...
 Evelyn Hotel
Featuring an outdoor pool, Evelyn Hotel in Stavros has accommodations with free WiFi and free private parking for guests who drive. more...




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