Agia Marina is one of the main tourist resorts in the region of Chania.
Location of Agia Marina
Chania is only 10 km away along the coastal road. There are plenty of regular buses from Chania.
Agia Marina caters mainly for the package holiday market and lacks a Cretan atmosphere. The road which passes right in the center of Agia Marina can be busy The old part of the village located on a hill still retains some charm.
Agia Marina consists almost only hotels and apartments of all categories. But beware, many of them can only be booked through agents.
Plenty of choice to cater for the large number of visitors
A few shops to cover your basic needs
Good nightlife options and even more in its neighbour Platanias which is only a short walk away.
The long sandy beach is a little exposed to north winds (beware of currents that can be strong) and has good facilities and water sports. There are several pleasant beach bars and small tavernas with sea view.
If you want easy access to other places on the north coast (and especially Chania), a good sandy beach and do not mind tourist resorts Agia Marina can be a good choice.