Almyrida is a beautiful village located on the northwest coast of Crete, approximately 20km from Chania. It is the ideal place for those who want to stay near the town of Chania and to explore the island while having as a starting point this beautiful village in Crete. Its beach, called Almyrida as well, with the shallow waters is ideal both for families with children, couples and groups of friends, as there is the potential for water sports, such as windsurfing. The beach is surrounded by stores, cafe bars and taverns, where you can enjoy delicious traditional Greek and local food near the crystal blue waters of the sea. Furthermore, Almyrida village lies 30 km far from the Chania airport and 15km from Soudas Port.
Beaches in Almyrida
In Almyrida there are two sandy and well organized beaches, which are awarded with a Blue Flag every year due to the cleanliness of their waters. That is the reason why both beaches are ideal and safe for families with children. Both beaches are also surrounded by beach bars and cafeterias, where you can enjoy your drink nearby the crystal waters.
Furthermore, the beaches of Almyrida are considered to be a windsurfers’ paradise, as they are exposed to strong winds and the big waves make them ideal for windsurfers. For the lovers of windsurfing there surfing board rentals and windsurfing trainers, willing to teach you.
Last but not least, there are sailing boats available for renting and ideal for exploring the sea caves along Almyrida.
How to reach Almyrida
If you are located in Chania and your destination is the beautiful village of Almyrida, there are two options: You can either take the National Road to Rethymno, go past to Kalyves and then continue on another 2 kilometers until you get to Almyrida, or make use of the daily bus, which begins from Chania and its destination is Kalyves and Almyrida. You can be informed for the bus timetable by the bus service in each area.
Travelers, who use the airplane as mean for their transportation, can take a taxi from the airport of Chania and they will be guided quickly to Almyrida. Otherwise, they have the ability to hire a car and drive to Almyrida.
More: For your transportation in Almyrida, our village has several car rental agencies and taxi services.
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