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& Things to Do Around

Porto Kalamaki hotel is located about 4 km west of the city of Chania, the large, sandy beach of Kalamaki, ideal for families with young children, is only 100 meters away, and a small port for small fishing boats, where you can also swim, is right in front of the property.

The always-busy areas of Agia Marina & Platanias with stores, restaurants, fully organized beach, water sports and an extraordinary nightlife is only within 10 minutes driving distance.

Porto Kalamaki hotel is located about 19km away from Chania International airport. The area is well connected to the city of Chania by regular bus itineraries, approximately every 20 minutes.

Our team will be happy to provide information and maps in case you wish to rent a car or a motorbike and drive on your own, which is usually the best idea or even take a taxi.

What to Do & Visit

Balos Beach

38 km from the hotel

Balos Beach, named the Balos lagoon, is located between the island and the coast of Crete, 38 km from Porto Kalamaki. It is one of the most famous landmark in Crete, as it is famous for its unique landscape and turquoise waters, the wild natural beauty and exotic scenery.

Chania Old Town

4km from the hotel

The unique Chania old town is located a few km from Porto Kalamaki. Here you may see the lighthouse of Chania, the ancient walls of the city, as well as take a walk in the narrow labyrinth alleyways, but most importantly, enjoy the promenade in the Old Venetian Harbor.

Falasarna Beach


46km from the hotel

Falasarna is located on the west of Chania. A place with significant history, as the harbor town flourished during during the Hellenistic period. The site has visible remains of the city and hundreds of meters of fortification walls that protected the town as well as a closed harbor. The long sandy beach of Falassarna is a unique scenery of crystal clear waters and was voted among the best 100 beaches of the world.

Archaeological Museum of Chania

Archaeological Museum of Chania

6.5km from the hotel

The Archaeological Museum of Chania is a museum located in the former Venetian Monastery of Saint Francis at 28 Chalidon Street, Chania, Crete, Greece. It was established in 1962.

Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge

40km from the hotel

The Samaria Gorge is a National Park of Greece since 1962 on the island of Crete – a major tourist attraction of the island – and a World’s Biosphere Reserve. The gorge is in southwest Crete in the regional unit of Chania.

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Elafonissi Beach

69km from the hotel

Elafonisi Beach is located 76km south-west of Chania. Elafonisi is a long peninsula, surrounded by shallow waters and connected with a thin sting of sand. It is a unique place to visit as well a Natura 2000 protected area as it is a habitat of rate and endangered plant and animal life.