The county of Chania covers the western part of Crete and has an area of 2.376 km2 and with a population of 156,000 residents (2011 inventory). The city has two entrances: the airport of Akrotiri, and the port of Souda (the largest in the Mediterranean).
The most poetic city of Crete when you walk through it leaves you with a pleasant taste of beauty. Built on the ruins of ancient Kidonia it has seen and survived many invaders, but has also tasted civilizations that left their marks on building faces, castles, walls, antiquities, monasteries and churches. The beautiful city of Hania is deservingly called the diamond of Crete since it combines, in a very unique way, everything old with everything new.
The Venetian port picturesque any time and season is attractive to visitors and locals, for it's beauty and for it's choices of entertainment for all tastes and demands. The old city "intramural" districts preserve their Venetian nobility. Narrow paved alleys are surrounded with tasteful renewed houses, from various ages, are offered for a pleasant walk.
Dozens of gorges traverse the mountainous regions of Chania. Indisputably, Samaria gorge is of unparalleled beauty as well as the most renowned. It is 16 km in length and its width ranges from 3.5 to 150 metres, with vertical cliffs which may reach a sheer 500 metres in height. In order to traverse it one needs approximately 5 to 6 hours and the gorge is open from May to October. It is a national park inside which one will find rare types of Cretan flora from the cypress and the pine tree to the dittany and the wildflower, while it is also the natural habitat of the wild goat or the Kri Kri.
Thanks to the morphology of the landscape and the combination of mountain and sea, the prefecture of Hania is a veritable paradise for those who seek adventure and the alternative forms of tourism which have become very popular in recent years. The prefecture of Chania has more than 350 kilometers of coastline and more than 80 beaches out of which 26 have been awarded with blue flag. Chania have all kinds of beaches, with fine sand or pebbly, with shallow or deep waters, crowded or isolated. Here you can find a map with the beaches of Chania.
The prefecture of Chania has more than 350 kilometers of coastline and more than 80 beaches out of which 29 have been awarded with blue flag for 2014.
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Aeolos villa is a 3 bedroom private villa in modern style, located in the beautiful area of Aghia Marina, west of Chania.
The villa is built in two floors and provides an open plan living room-dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and three comfortable bedrooms, one wc and a bathroom with bathtub available. At the outdoor area there is a private swimming pool a wonderful grass garden and a stone barbeque. The house is equipped with outdoor dining table and sun loungers.
Aggelos villa is a magnificent, modern, 4 bedroom villa with a large green area with lawn, private pool and panoramic sea views, located near the coastline, in one of the best areas of Chania, Crete.
Alex villa is a luxury, new five bedroom seafront villa, located in the amazing beauty of the countryside, at Akrotiri region, Chania, western of Crete and offers vacationers unique panoramic views over the expanse of the Aegean Sea, in a unique natural landscape and scenic surroundings.
Allegro Villa is a fashionable, new, four bedroom villa with private pool in the district of Chania, Crete. The location, of the villa on a hill, only 800 meters away from the sea, surrounded by green areas and amazing Cretan nature, allow travellers to enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the sea, the top of the mountain ranges and the picturesque traditional settlements.
Almyra Villa is a luxury three-bedroom villa with private pool, located just a stone's throw from the sea, in one of the fashionable tourist district towns of Chania, Crete.
Almyrida Villa is a new build cozy four bedroom house, perched on a hillside near the picturesque coastal village of Almyrida, at Chania, famous for its beautiful sandy beaches.
Amaltheia villa- new three-bedroom villa with private pool. It is located in a small complex of villas, right on the beachfront, just a few steps away from the long beach in the beautiful region of the northwest coast of Crete, in the district of Chania.
Ammos Villa is a luxury three-bedroom villa with private pool, located just a stone's throw from the sea, in one of the fashionable tourist district towns of Chania, Crete.
Anemos Villa is a luxury three-bedroom villa with private pool, located just a stone's throw from the sea, in one of the fashionable tourist district towns of Chania, Crete.
Apokoronas villa is a new luxury three bedroom villa with private pool and a full range of modern facilities built in the area of Chania, Crete at the district of Apokoronas.
Apokoronas villa 3 is a new luxury three bedroom villa with private pool and a full range of modern facilities built in the area of Chania, Crete at the district of Apokoronas.
Apokoronas villa 4 is a new luxury four bedroom, sea view villa, with a full range of modern facilities built in the area of Chania, Crete at the district of Apokoronas.
Athena Seafront villas belong to the luxury complex Divine villas. These villas enjoy unobstructed sea view and wonderful views of Chania Venetian town.
Athena villas belong to the luxury complex Divine villas. Magnificent four bedroom villas with private pool each, with unique design and set on the picturesque peninsula Akrotiri, close to Chania town.
Avrora villa is a new three-bedroom villa with private pool located in a picturesque seaside village on Akrotiri near Chania just 1200 meters away from a wonderful sandy, organized beach.
Beachfront villas complex consists of beautiful four bedroom villas each with private pool located in the beautiful green tourist village Agia Marina, just a few steps from one of the most beautiful sandy beaches of the north- western Crete, at Chania.
Canela villa, three bedroom villa with private pool, located on the island of Crete, at Chania. This luxury sea view villa is perfect for a romantic getaway or for families with children.
Chania Luxury villas complex, consists of two entirely new, three bedroom, modern villas with fantastic sea views and private pool, located just 100 m. from a beautiful sandy beach at Chania.
Chania Villa complex consists of two new luxury individual villas each one of them with private pool and total privacy. The complex is located in a beautiful green area in Chania, Crete, on a beautiful hillside, which offers a mouthwatering beautiful view of the sea and the surrounding countryside.
The new luxury stone villa Chasi with the private swimming pool and the 3 bedroom offers maximum privacy in an olive grove that surrounds the villa in western Crete. The villa has living space of 183 sq. m in a plot of 2000 sq. m. with olive trees, local herbs and fruit trees.