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Kalamaki beach – Chania


Kalamaki beach is just 4km west of the centre of Chania town.
It’s always been popular among the locals and still holds thousands of visitors each year.


Access By: Car/bus Blue Flag: Yes
Beach Type: Sand Depth: Shallow
Temperature: Normal/warm Organised: Yes
Natural Shade: No Crowded: Normal/busy
Family-friendly: Yes Windy: Yes


Umbrellas and sunbeds, showers, water sports, lifeguard, parking, cafes, snack, beach bar, tavernas, restaurants, accommodation.


The sea shelves gently making it ideal for small children.

How to reach Kalamaki

It is easily accessible with frequent local buses leaving from the 1866 Square at the centre of Chania (view detailed map below) 

1 Comment

  1. Gary, November 13, 2013 at 19:59

    Nice Beach! Gets overcrowded in the high season, little parking mid-season.
    Good food and drink at Taverna


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