The beach of Maleme has length over 1000 meters and it’s situated 18 km West of Chania town. Maleme beach is one of the beaches of Chania, which has been awarded with blue flag.
The beach is mostly with small pebbles, but it has a few spots with sand. The beach has sunbeds, umbrellas, and in walking distance taverns, restaurants, mini markets, cafes, souvenir shops. Maleme village has 708 residents (census 2001) and is a tourist resort with many hotels, apartments and villas. Do not miss a visit to the German cemetery.