A mere 2.5 km from the city of Chania, Chrysi Akti beach consists of two sandy beaches with clear and shallow waters which are separated by a small hill.
The west beach is organized with all the amenities: umbrellas, sunbeds, a lifeguard, facilities for water sports, while the eastern beach called Aptera is less organized and less busy.
Due to their easy access by city bus, they are a good choice for a swim for both locals and for those who have chosen to stay in the city of Chania for their holidays.
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- What to do (Activities)
- What to see (Culture, Nature)
- location Chrysi Akti, Chania, Chania
- free camping No
- nudism No
- beach type Sandy
- accommodation Yes - plenty of choices
- dinning Yes - plenty of choices
- other facilities
There are sun beds, umbrellas and shower. Also, the lifeguard ensures the safety of bathers.
relevant routes & paths:
Distances: 2.5 km from Chania.
By car/motorcycle: From Chania drive west; after 2.5 km you will reach this beach.
By bus: There are frequent bus services from Chania to Chrysi Akti.
On foot: As the beach is located near Chania, from where you can simply walk there.