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.
The large, sandy beach of Kalamaki, ideal for families with young children, is only 100 meters away from the hotel’s entrance, and a small port for small boats, where you can also swim, is right in front of the property.
Approximately 4km west of the hotel, the seaside settlement of Agia Marina, has stores where you can rent or buy equipment for sea sports, and a little further on, Platanias, well-known mostly among young people, offers wild fun with its night clubs until the morning light.
The prefecture of Chania has shores stretching over 250 kilometers. In its wonderful coasts, with the crystal clear waters, the golden sand alternates with imposing rocks, ideal for sea sports, also favored by the summer winds blowing in the area. The area’s popular beaches are well-organized, for swimming and sunbathing, with sun beds, umbrellas, sea sports equipment etc. as well as hotels, restaurants, taverns, cafes, bars etc.
A visit to the mainland villages is always an exciting experience, thanks to both their landscape and special character, as they retain their traditional features, the architecture and the old lifestyle of Cretans.
What to Do & Visit
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
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 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
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.
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.
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.