Balos is located 20,6 kilometers southwest of Azure Beach Villas. It is one of the most famous beaches in Greece because of its exotic beauty. Dozens of shades of blue blend together like a painting by a vivid brush, contrasting with the white sand and the wild landscape of the mountains that surround the sea. The sea is quite shallow and warm, ideal for young children. Walking into the sea, it deepens and the waters become cooler! You can visit the beach either by boat from the port of Kissamos or by car, combining a little bit of hiking.
The exotic beach of Falassarna, located 20,6km from Nopigia, with its crystal blue waters and white sand, is an endless bliss! It is worth to experience its beauty and admire its magical sunset; where the sun is lost into the sea as there is no physical obstacle on the horizon!
Falassarna beach has been awarded as the best in Crete and it was voted as one of the 10 best beaches in Europe several times in the past.
The bay is also ideal for watersports and activities such as kite-surfing, surfing and even paragliding from the mountain which faces the sea.
Elafonisi is a magical place located close to the southwest corner of Crete It consists of a small islet full of white and pink sandy beaches with clear turquoise waters adorned by myriads of shells. It was voted as the 2nd best beach in Europe as it is an ideal destination for both travelers and locals.
While visiting Elafonisi you could include visits to the Monastery of Chrysoskalitissa, the nearby ancient city of Polyrinia which is considered to be the oldest city that the Dorians built in Crete, as well as the Archaeological Museum of Kissamos housed in a Venetian-Turkish monument.
These are the most exotic beaches in Crete that you must visit, at least, once in your lifetime. Book your summer holidays at Azure Beach Villas and spend an unforgettable summer in Chania.