Crete offers a rare beauty captured in the distinct landscape of every corner of the island.
The southernmost point of Europe, Crete is the largest island in Greece and second largest in the Mediterranean,
second to Cyprus.It is at the crossroads of three continents and five seas. Crete enjoys an extremely
privileged, geographical position, which offers a rare combination of environmental and climate conditions.
One of the most famous beaches on Crete, Elafonissi has an exotic feel with its white and pink sand, lagoons and shallow crystal clear turquoise sea.
Elafonisi is located near the southern part of Crete, 43 km from Kissamos.
The sand is white Elafonissi, but in many places has a pink hue from the thousands of broken shells in it.
The waters are crystal clear and the blue-green color will remind you of exotic paradise.
The beach Falassarna awarded as the most beautiful beach in Crete and are now one of the most famous destinations in Crete, both for their beaches, and for reasons of ecological interest.
The sand in Falassarna is white, making the water color tropical.The main beach of Falassarna is called Pacheia Ammos (i..e Coarse Sand). It is an exotic beach with a length of 1km and a width of 150m.
There are some restaurants near the beach and within walking distance (500 m) are the ruins of the ancient city of Falasarna.
The Samaria Gorge is the largest canyon across Europe with a wonderful landscape on rare geographic formations.
Unique habitat with unique richness in flora and fauna and a rich mythology that will go to the prehistory.
The length of the path at the boundary of the park is 12.8 km and then the distance to the beach Agia Roumeli, is still 3.2 km.
It is usually open to visitors from 1 May till end of October.
Balos - Gramvousa:
The famous Balos lagoon is located approximately 56km northwest of Chania and 17km northwest of Kissamos.
Balos is famous for its turquoise waters, the wild natural beauty and the beautiful exotic scenery.
The sea is very shallow and warm, ideal for young children.The lagoon and the wider area, with rare species of flora and fauna, are protected under the Natura 2000 program.
Gramvousa is famous for its imposing castle on the beach and the lonely wreck.
These few hours of remoteness in such a heavenly place will remain etched in your memory forever.
Sougia is a small seaside village in southern Crete built at the exit of the gorge of Agia Irini distinguished by its large beautiful beach and relaxed casual atmosphere.