Is Almyrida nice?
Almyrida is O.K. we’ve stayed there several times, but it’s not very “traditional”. It’s very geared to package tourism, and is not well served by public transport. Kalives is nearer to Chania and is more of a working local town, but with as many facilities as you might want.
Is almyrida beach Sandy?
Almyrida, which was declared in 1977 as region of infinite beauty, has two nice sandy beaches, with shallow water, safe for children in waveless days. The two beaches are separated by a small rocky pierpeninsula with a small white chapel. It is very well organized and popular for water sports and windsurfing.
What is the best town to stay in Crete?
The best place to stay in Crete is Chania area or western Crete that actually has the best beaches of the island and some of the best hotels along with the beautiful Chania town with its elegant restaurants, the picturesque Old Town of Chania, and the incredible Samaria Gorge (which you should hike).
Which is better Heraklion or Chania?
Chania is famous around Crete and Greece for its incredible architecture. Though Heraklion has several impressive buildings, it pales in comparison to Chania. On the other hand, Heraklion is more authentic, for lack of a better word. Both have a lively local population, but Chania is more touristy.
Where is Almyrida on the island of Crete?
Almyrida is a seaside resort located on the northern coast of Crete in the Apokoronas region. It is about 25 km east of Chania, and very close to Souda Bay. This is a lovely stretch of the island. It has plenty of unspoiled natural beauty as well as easy proximity to every urban convenience.
Is there a family run hotel in Almyrida?
Our 4* family run resort expands into three different style hotels. All our guests may enjoy personal exceptional service in our facilities and participate in our numerous events. Located right at the centre of picturesque Almyrida and only 15 km from Chania your choices vary.
When did the Minoans live in Almyrida Crete?
Like most of Crete, Almyrida has been inhabited since ancient times. The area was certainly inhabited during the Minoan era (the Minoans were an advanced Bronze Age civilization that flourished in Crete from around 2700 BC to 1450 BC).
What makes Almyrida such a good holiday destination?
Still Almyrida has managed to maintain a laid back, friendly atmosphere. The area has been just developed the last ten years, in a way that the traditional characteristics which attracts the most demanding guests, remained unspoilt. Holidays in Almyrida are popular with families, couples and nature lovers.