Chania

Chania, Crete, Greece

Chania is a large bustling town which boasts an array of restaurants, cosmopolitan shops and an indoor produce market. There is a good mix of bars for both tourists and locals and the beautiful sandy beaches are perfect for lazy days in the sun.

Chania

Chania provides views of the White Mountains from its charming Venetian Harbour which is lined with numerous bars and tavernas. Furthermore, it boasts an array of restaurants, cosmopolitan shops and an indoor produce market. The town is steeped in history and it is worth taking a look at the Minoan ruins, Byzantine churches and the 17th Century lighthouse. For those seeking entertainment there is an open-air theatre as well as a handful of discos in the old harbour area.

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Chania Hotels (77)

A small adult only complex in a great location close to the beach and resort centre....

A charming apartment complex offering a friendly atmosphere. The apartments are set amongst the olive trees and an orange grove and feature a good standard of facilitates....

The Casa Delfino Suites is an elegant restored 17th Century Venetian mansion offering just 24 rooms and suites in the heart of the old town. Rooms are beautifully furnished and comfortable, while the ...

The Rainbow Apartments are well suited to those seeking a comfortable base looking to enjoy the nearby beach of Chrysi Akti and explore the surrounding area....

The Sunrise Hotel is situated just outside of Platanias, providing a quiet base just a short walk from the beach and resort amenities....

Set in a peaceful location, the Pegasus Hotel offers a spacious pool area and is close to the nearby beach making it the ideal destination for an enjoyable and relaxing stay....

A charming and traditional family run hotel which offers the perfect location for those wishing to explore the harbour area and ancient sites....

Set on a low rocky hill overlooking the sea, the Klinakis Beach Hotel offers the perfect location for a peaceful beach holiday yet close enough to Chania to enjoy its attractions....

Situated on the Gerani beachfront around 3km from the busy centre of Platanias, the Matzi Apartments provide a peaceful base ideal for those on a budget looking for comfortable self-catering accommoda...

The Porto Kalamaki Hotel offers self-catering accommodation in a quiet location within easy reach of Chania's lively centre....

The Silver Beach Hotel is situated on the beachfront in the peaceful Gerani area, around 3km from the centre of Platanias. An ideal base for a relaxed holiday in the sun....

A modern hotel offering a good range of amenities and family friendly atmosphere set in the beautiful location of Kato Stalos....

The Kriti Hotel has a great location offering comfortable and well equipped guest rooms and an outdoor swimming pool ideal for cooling off after exploring the city's sights....

A beautiful historical Neo-Classical mansion that is filled with antiques and artefacts and is ideal for guests seeking traditional style accommodation with a good location. ...

Situated in the old town, Belmondo Hotel offers traditional style furnishings and Venetian architecture and is ideal for those seeking modern touches with a more authentic style hotel. ...

Suitable for families and couples alike, the Creta Palm Hotel offers comfortable and well equipped self-catering studios, one and two bedroom apartments....

The Indigo Mare Apartments have a great location for enjoying the resort of Platanias, set on the beachfront and just minutes from a number of bars and restaurants....

The All Inclusive Solimar Aquamarine Hotel has a remote location set amongst orange and olive groves. Offering comfortable accommodation in a peaceful setting make this hotel an ideal choice for a rel...

The Akali Hotel is situated in the heart of the city, providing well equipped and comfortable guest rooms with the luxury of an outdoor swimming pool on-site....

The Sonio Beach Apartments are family run and offer spacious and comfortable self catering accommodation in a great location on the beachfront and within easy reach of all the resort amenities....

The charming Sirios Hotel is a Mediterranean village styled hotel with white bungalows surrounded by trees and flowers. It has a quiet location just 5mins from the beach, ideal for a relaxed holiday ...

Panorama Hotel has an elevated position overlooking the Bay of Chania. It is just 750 metres from the beach and offers a good range of facilities and entertainments for families. Couples may prefer to...

The Althea Village provides a great base for a relaxed holiday in the sun, within walking distance of the village centre and the Agii Apostoli beach....

This luxurious hotel enjoys a beautiful setting, built on a small hill which overlooks the blue seas of Stalos and the fantastic sandy beach....

The Nireas Hotel provides well equipped self-catering accommodation close to the beach, tavernas and shops....

A small apartment complex which offers a good position close to the beach and makes the ideal base for guests to enjoy this charming resort or to explore the surrounding areas....

The hotel is located on the beach of Platanias offering comfortable hotel rooms and self-catering accommodation in an ideal central location coupled with a good range of facilities on site....

The Akasti Hotel is located on the seafront just a short walk from the Kalamaki beach. A great base for exploring this area of Crete....

A small family run hotel offering comfortable accommodation in a quiet environment. The ideal place for a relaxing base to enjoy the amenities and sights of Chania....

A small beachfront hotel offering comfortable accommodation and a good choice of facilities both on site and in the vicinity. Perfect for families and couples wanting a relaxing beach holiday. ...

Located by the beach in Gouves, the Andreas Apartments offer peaceful self-catering accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool and snack bar. It’s an ideal choice for families and couples seeking a...

The Anna Maria is a small hotel in a great location just a stones throw from the beach and close to all the resort amenities. Well suited to the budget minded traveller....

These simply furnished studios and apartments offer great value for money in a quiet location within easy reach of the resort beach and amenities....

The Arkadi Hotel provides a great base for those on a budget, conveniently located close to many of the city's sights and amenities....

The Atlantica Caldera Creta Paradise Beach Resort has a quiet location directly adjacent to the Gerani beach....

The Blue Dome Hotel provides a great base for those on a budget looking for comfortable self-catering accommodation coupled with a beachfront location....

This three-star complex offers a great base for a budget-friendly break to Crete. ...

Dimitra & Evdokia Apartments are a family run resort on the island of Crete conveniently located by the beach with an outdoor pool area and comfortable accommodation for a home-from-home feel. ...

This five star adult only hotel, offers a stylish retreat with a beachfront location just a short drive from the centre of Chania....

Domes Zeen Chania - formerly the popular Casa Cook Chania which opened in summer 2019 - is a five-star boutique hotel located right alongside a private beach. The Cretan hospitality here makes it the ...

Elotia Hotel is a small hotel with a friendly atmosphere, providing a comfortable base for enjoying the nearby beach and resort amenities....

The Geraniotis Beach Hotel has a quiet location on the outskirts of the resort, with two large pools and spacious grounds this hotel provides a great base for relaxed days in the sun....

A comfortable hotel offering a pleasant pool area that overlooks the sea and providing a good base from which to enjoy and explore this area....

Guests will be able to relax and enjoy wonderful views of the ocean and city centre from the fantastic roof garden....

A small and traditional style hotel which is set in a peaceful location and makes a good base for exploring the city sights....

A modern city hotel which is in a good central location and ideal for those looking to explore this city and surrounding area....

A small maisonette style hotel offering basic accommodation and a good central location, a great base for those seeking affordable self catering accommodation....

The Kato Stalos Beach Hotel offers simply furnished self-catering accommodation set directly on the beachfront....

The Kydon Hotel offers its guest a warm hospitality, a good central location and comfortable accommodation, a great base to explore the city from....

The Lola Studio and Apartment complex is situated in Platanias, around 10km from the centre of Chania, it features an outdoor swimming pool and a snack-bar with WiFi....

Situated in a quiet area midway between Maleme and Gerani, Louis Asterion Suites & Spa is a beautiful 5 star resort perfect for a relaxed holiday in the sun....

Offering a warm Cretan welcome the Madonna Studios provides a great base in the heart of Chania's old town. ...

The family-run Marakis Hotel has just 35 simply furnished self-catering accommodation and two swimming pools, in a central location just minutes from the beach and resort amenities....

The Marathakis is a small complex of just 9 studios and apartments which are situated only 30-metres from the beach. ...

This hotel will appeal to those seeking a luxury hotel with a quiet beachside location and a good range of facilities....

The Monachus Monachus Apartments offer comfortable and spacious accommodation in a relaxing setting overlooking the Fragokastello beach, fortress and nearby mountains....

The Mythos Apartments have a central location in the resort of Platanias, offering good value for money within easy reach of the beach and resort amenities....

The New Kydonia Suites & Studios are the perfect holiday setting, with magnificent swimming pool, lush landscaping and a high level of friendly, family-style service and atmosphere....

A modern hotel offering comfortable self-catering accommodation in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere....

Nontas Suites provide great value for money, with comfortable accommodation in a convenient location close to the beach and resort amenities....

A charming hotel which combines a mixture of stone architecture and modern wood touches which creates a intimate, warm and elegant atmosphere; ideal for those seeking luxury and modern comforts in the...

The ideal choice for those seeking to enjoy a relaxing and friendly enviroment in this charming village which would suit those looking to be in a rural location....

A fantastic beach hotel comprising of just 19 studios. The complex is basic but close to local amenities....

The hotel is housed in a beautiful Venetian building and offers comfortable accommodation and a great location in the heart of the old town....

Situated on the edge of the resort, the Porto Platanias Village Resort is well placed for enjoying the beach, and resort amenities of both Platanias and neighbouring Agia Marina....

The Porto Veneziano Hotel offers comfortable accommodation with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere in an ideal location on the waterfront of the Venetian Harbour....

This family run hotel offers fantastic views of the beach, the Stalos olive groves and the beautiful mountains....

The modern and comfortable Samaria Hotel offers its guests a friendly atmosphere and comfortable surroundings which makes it perfect for those on business trips or leisure breaks....

These apartments offer a peaceful location as well as modern and comfortable accommodation making it perfect for those seeking a restful holiday....

A small and friendly family run hotel offering traditional styled accommodation and a good central location....

The Sun City offers comfortable self-catering accommodation, providing good value for money and a great base for enjoying the resort amenities....

A small warm and friendly hotel in a central location within easy reach of the beach and resort amenities....

Situated on the edge of Platanias, this hotel offers a good range of facilities coupled with comfortable and well equipped guest rooms....

The Sunset Suites Hotel is situated in Platanias, around 10km from the centre of Chania and features a central sun-terrace with pool and snack bar....

The Villa Platanias Hotel offers simply furnished though comfortable self catering accommodation in an ideal location set on the beachfront in the heart of the resort....

This small family run hotel consists of 39 well appointed rooms and offers a warm atmosphere in comfortable surroundings....

This family-friendly aparthotel is perfect for families due to its ideal location just 600m from the beach and 4km from buzzing Chania. Guest can go for a swim in the swimming pool, while the kids mak...

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Beaches

There are plenty of beaches to choose from including the Blue Flag beach in Agioi Apostoloi and Gerani. Golden Beach is within walking distance from Chania and is popular with families looking for calmer waters and most beaches offer watersports in some form.

Nearby Attrations

There are plenty of historical sites to visit for those who want to get out of Chania and explore further afield. These include the village of Maleme renowned for its World War Two battle, Therissos Gorge, Kolymbari and its monastery and there is the Samaria Gorge with its 18 miles of walking trails.

Quick Facts

Chania Airport is approximately 19 km away - transfer time approx. 20 minutes.

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