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Karavopetra beach


One of many crystal clear, secluded beaches, Karavopetra is located about 3km west from the centre of Paleochora.


Access By: Car Beach Type: Pebbles
Depth: Deep Temperature: Cool
Organised: No Natural Shade: No
Crowded: No Windy: Yes*


The beach is completely unorganised.


Karavopetra with its high rock resembling a boat is another attractive pebbled beach in Paleochora.
*Karavopetra is relatively more protected from the winds than its neighboring beaches.

How to get to Karavopetra

Paleochora is easily accessible from Chania with frequent public buses or private cars and motorbikes.
If you choose to drive from Chania, follow the new National road (E75) towards Kissamos, to the west.
After about 20km, take the exit to Paleochora.
The route is well signposted.
In order to reach Karavopetra, follow the road starting from Pachia Ammos beach to the west, towards Grammeno.

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