Best Places to Stay in Chania Crete
The region of Chania is situated in the western part of Crete and is a place of distinguished charm and magic. It is a city that up to today has maintained it's historical and traditional presence and architecture.
Impressive neoclassic buildings, well preserved Venetian mansions and old districts in the region, all present the strong architecture influences by the Venetians and the East. Chania is a place that offers amazing landscapes that alternate, such as long soft sandy beaches, green valleys, dominating mountains, wild gorges with most known the Samaria gorge, and many more sites that are unique and majestic.
Whilst in the Chania region you can visit impressive sites such as the Public market, the Venetian port, the tombs of the Venizelos brothers, the Turkish mosques Yali Tzami and Koum Kapi and many other interesting museums and monasteries.
All over the region are wonderful beaches with soft sands and jade coloured water, such as Elafonisi, Agia Roumeli, Agios Pavlos, Falasarna, Malemi, Stavros, Iligas, Loutro, Fragokastelo, Platanias, Sougia, Kolibari, Pahia Ammos and many more. Some are organized and very popular, and some are isolated and quiet, surrounded by rich vegetation and beautiful sceneries.
Although Crete has modern cities offering and catering for all the modern comforts and services, you can still find the elements of the old Cretan traditions and way of life. While you are in Chania you will have the chance to attend the many local festivities and events and see the local men and women dressed in their traditional Cretan clothes.
The region of Chania in Crete is very well organized for tourism and is a part of the island that everyone should try and visit when on holiday in Crete. You will find a huge choice of different accommodation in Chania, and all of the popular resorts and towns have a good selection to choose from. There are a number of hotel resorts operating right by the sea that are ideal if you are travelling with kids.
In and around the old town of Chania you'll find a lovely choice of accommodation including some beautiful boutique hotels that are perfect for a romantic holiday in Greece. Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, you can easily find something that will be well within your budget. From 5 star hotel complexes to simple apartments near the sea, take a look at the popular destinations below and begin planning your stay in this beautiful part of Crete.
Destinations in Chania
Always a popular destination for holidays on the island of Crete, Agia Marina is a gorgeous coastal resort with great beaches and lots of places where you can enjoy ..... Agia Marina Hotels
The main town of Chania is beautiful part of the region and the picturesque harbour is a perfect place to visit. Enjoy shopping or a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants ..... Chania Town Hotels
At the charming coastal resort of Georgioupolis you can enjoy a perfect holiday in Crete relaxing on the beach and soaking up the gloirous sunshine. There are lots of wonderful ..... Georgioupolis Hotels
Another popular beach resort in Chania is that of Kato Daratso which is home to a stunning beach that is perfect for relaxing or swimming during those hot summer afternoons ..... Kato Daratso Hotels
The town of Kissamos is one of the most naturally beautiful in the county of Chania and is the ideal destination for those who love nature and inspiring scenery. The little bay ..... Kissamos Hotels
Paliochora is a beautiful holiday destination and is perfect for those looking for a place to unwind and relax, away from the noise and stress of everyday city life ..... Paliochora Hotels
The famous coastal resort of Platanias is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Crete. You'll find some stunning beaches where you swim and enjoy the crystal blue ..... Platanias Hotels
Image Credits: Agia Marina - Elia Agia Marina Hotel | Chania Town - Elia Agia Marina Hotel | Georgioupolis - Pilot Beach Resort | Kato Daratso - Sirios Village Hotel & Bungalows | Kissamos - Apartments Delfini | Paliochora - Pal Beach | Platanias - Porto Platanias Beach Resort & Spa | Stalos - Phaedra Hotel