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.
The most comprehensive guide to the sights in Chania you must visit. Travel with the best guide filled with colorful photos and a detailed description about the attractions in Chania and its hinterland.
Stalos villa is a brand new two bedroom villa with a small private pool, located on the beautiful, long stretch of the coast of the county of Chania, in a beautiful resort area, only 150 meters from the beach.
Sunset Villa, is a four bedroom luxury resident, with private pool, one of the most stylish and beautiful luxury buildings in the district of Chania. The villa has a private access to the sea and offers fantastic panoramic sea views.
Tasos villa. New comfortable three-bedroom villa with private pool is located directly on the beautiful, extended, equipped sandy beach in Chania, Crete. One of the few sea front villas in Crete!
Tersanas luxury villas, offered for rent on the island of Crete, in the district of Chania, is a complex of three modern buildings with beautiful panoramic sea views, only 1km away from a wonderful, sandy organized beach.
Valentina Villa is a modern, three bedroom villa with private pool, located on the island of Crete, in a traditional, historic resort village of the district of Chania, just 800 meters away from the beach.
The traditional villa Verekynthos is located in the small village of Gerolakos, in Chania, Crete. This is your choice to enjoy the Cretan nature in a pure traditional environment.
View villa is a modern design villa with four bedrooms and a private pool on spacious grounds, is situated in the amazing beautiful area, Chania, Crete.
White Residence, luxury villa with private pool, ideal for lovers of quiet relaxation and comfort. The four bedroom villa is located on the picturesque peninsula of north-western Crete, at Chania, offering fantastic panoramic views of the sea space and its surroundings.
White Residence 2, is a luxury villa with private pool, ideal for lovers of quiet relaxation and comfort. The four bedroom villa is located on the picturesque peninsula of Akrotiri, north-western Crete, at Chania, offering fantastic panoramic views of the sea space and its surroundings.
Zoi Villas is a small complex of three modern villas, each villa provides private pool and green area, and they are located at Crete, in the picturesque region of Chania.
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.
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.
Mare Gold villa is located in one of the most beautiful places in West Crete, Chania, Crete.
Margo Luxury villa with five bedrooms and private pool is located in the amazing beauty of the region north-west of Crete, in the prefecture of Chania, close to Platanias resort area.
Marita Villa is a modern, three bedroom villa with private pool, located on the island of Crete, in a traditional, historic resort village of the district of Chania, just 800 meters away from the beach.
Chania Seafront is a Luxurious, four bedroom villa with private pool - a beautiful, modern building, ideal for holidays in Chania, Crete at Akrotiri peninsula. The villa can comfortably accommodate 8 to 10 people.
SK PLACE Villas. This luxury complex comprises three villas (Anemos, Ammos and Almyra), each with three bedrooms and a private pool area. The villas are located in a unique beautiful place, in the resort of Almyrida on the island Crete, Chania prefecture.