In the well known Akrotiri Peninsula in Chania, there is a natural bay at the edge of the fishing village Kalathas, 8.2km northeast of the city of Chania. In recent years, Kalathas has greatly developed since it is the ideal destination for locals and tourists who seek peace away from the noise of the city of Chania.


Kalathas beach is very beautiful , with fine sand and shallow clear waters. In the sea there is a small island, which can easily be reached by swimming to it. Next to the beach there are several palm trees that give an exotic touch to the landscape. Furthermore, the beach is well organized and you can indulge in water sports such as windsurfing, waterskiing, canoeing and diving.


Around the beach of Kalathas, there are several restaurants where you can engoy a hearty meal with fresh fish and local delicacies.


GPS Coordinates
N 35° 32′ 35.585″ E 24° 4′ 53.882″



Chania airport: 7km
Chania city: 8km
Nearest town Kounoupidiana: 1.5km
Souda 10km
Nearest supermarket 500 meters
Nearest beach: 1.4km