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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Despina Villa is a wonderful new three bedroom luxury villa with private pool and landscaped green area. The villa is located in a small complex of three buildings, at a scenic, picturesque area of Chania on Crete.
Villa Diana is a magnificent three-bedroom villa with private pool, surrounded by a lush green area with fantastic sea views, situated on the island of Crete, near the historic city of Chania.
Dolce villas is a cozy, comfortable complex located in a green and picturesque area in Chania, Crete, close to the best beaches of the north-western Crete.
Domino villa is a five bedroom house, located in an ancient aristocratic seaside district of Chania, surrounded by Venetian villas and palaces of the former nobility. The historic building, built in 1900, τoday completely renovated and refurbished, it opens its doors, offering a wonderful holiday in an atmosphere of luxury and relaxation.
Edem Villa is a new luxury five bedroom villa with private pool and beautiful panoramic views located in the district of Chania, on the western coast of the island, famous for its unique beaches.
Elefteria Villa is a brand new, four bedroom villa with private pool, panoramic sea views and a huge, lush green area, located on the northwest coast of Crete, Chania, Crete, just 1km away from sandy organized beach.
Elia villa is a new, unique design villa with private pool, located in the district of Chania. The four bedroom luxury villa is found in a quiet location, surrounded by green olive groves and fruit trees and it is undoubtedly the best choice for those who want to spend a family vacation, or relax with friends in an atmosphere of comfort, privacy and luxury.
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.
Divine villas is a complex of magnificent four bedroom villas with private pool each, with unique design and set on the picturesque peninsula Akrotiri, close to Chania town. Due to its location, the villas give their guests a fantastic panorama overview with sea views.
Eria villa is a brand new, seafront villa with six bedrooms, at Akrotiri famous resort area, Chania prefecture. This stunning, luxury villa offers breathtaking sea view and it is located just 1km away from a wonderful sandy organized beach and restaurants and 16km away from Chania picturesque town.
Fenia Villa is a Luxury 7 bedroom villa for privileged holiday located in a quiet, picturesque area in Chania, Crete, only 13km away from the beautiful Venetian port of Chania at Akrotiri region.
Francheska is a beautiful, three-bedroom villa with private pool and green landscaped area located in the district of Chania, Crete, at a distance of 400 meters from a wonderful sandy organized beach and crystal sea.
Gerani Luxury villa, offered for rent, is located on the island of Crete, in the tourist area of the coastal village of Gerani, Chania.
Grand villa is a majestic building in classical style is located in the district of Chania, in Maleme village, in a vast area (4000 square meters) with private pool 100sqm. The villa is immersed in the green with well-tended garden and lawn, trees and hedges give protection from prying eyes.
Great Palace is a unique, private, Luxury, holiday villa in Chania, Crete. The villa has two floors and accommodates up to 12 persons in 6 bedrooms with private bathrooms with hydro massage.
Green Villa is a new, luxurious six bedroom villa with private pool, a large green area and fantastic views to the sea. The villa is located in one of the most popular seaside resorts in Chania, Crete just 500meters away from a wonderful sandy beach and only 8km west from Chania town.
Gulf villa is a four bedroom villa and it is located at a wonderful and very quiet green area, at a cozy coastal village at Akrotiri on the coast of north-western Crete (Chania).
Ilios villa is a new beautiful stone villa with private pool, located in the district of Chania, at Almyrida one of the best resorts in the north-west of Crete.
Innos villa is a magnificent three-bedroom villa with private pool, which can comfortably accommodate up to 8 guests, is located in the center of a beautiful and quiet, traditional village, near the town of Chania in Crete.
Ino villa is a 2 bedroom modern villa built in a plot of 1.000sqm with private swimming pool, and only 2 km away from the sandy beach of Agia Marina.
Ino villa has 2 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 6 persons