Kalathas

Kalathas

Kalathas, on the peninsula of Akrotiri, is not really a village but a fairly new, quiet settlement, mainly for people who wanted to move out of Chania. It has seen a lot of building activity in recent years as more and more Cretans are moving out of town.

 

Location of Kalathas  in Crete

Location of Kalathas

Getting there

 Located 12 km from Chania with limited public transport. Better to have a car

Atmosphere

Quiet residential area without much atmosphere.

Accommodation

 Some hotels, studios and apartments.

Restaurants

Only two tavernas by the beach so best to have a car if you want more choice.

Shopping

There are two small supermarkets. Many shops in nearby Kounoupidiana.

Nightlife

You'll need to go to Chania for this, Kalathas doesn't even have a kafeneion (but there is a beach bar open in summer).

Beach

Beautiful sandy beach with shallow water (great for children). It is getting a little too popular with the Cretans because of its proximity to Chania and getting very busy in summer.

Additional comments

There is frequent airplane noise as Kalathas is located right below the ariport flight path. Civilian airplanes are not too bad but airforce jets are extremly loud.

Photos of Kalathas

  • General view of Kalathas
  • Kalathas beach
  • Kalathas beach
  • Kalathas beach
  • Kalathas beach
  • Kalathas beach
  • Kalathas beach
 

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Location of Kalathas  in Crete

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