Kolymbari

Kolymbari

Kolymbari, a large village at the foot of the Rodopou peninsula, is still relatively unaffected by tourism but a few large hotels have been built recently so this may change soon.

 

Location of Kolymbari in Crete

Location of Kolymbari

Getting there

 Kolymbari is located 23 km west of Chania with frequent bus connections.

Atmosphere

A quiet village nestling between the sea and the cliffs.

Accommodation

 There are a few small hotels in the village as well as a number of new accommodation (some of it very large) close to the beach.

Restaurants

Several good restaurants.

Shopping

A few shops and supermarkets will provide most of what you might need on a daily basis. There is also a nice weekly market on Friday

Nightlife

Not a lot!

Cultural

Visit the important monastery of Gonia.

Beach

A long pebble beach which is being artificially improved with some shipped in sand.

Photos of Kolymbari

  • General view of Kolymbari
  • General view of Kolymbari
  • Kolymbari
  • Kolymbari harbour
  • Kolymbari harbour
  • Kolymbari harbour
  • Gonia monastery
  • Gonia monastery

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Location of Kolymbari in Crete

Location of Kolymbari
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