Chrysi Akti

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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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Additional Info

  • 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.

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Access Info

relevant routes & paths:

Chania - Therisso - Lakki - Omalos - Sougia

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.

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