Location – Some Information About Palaiochora

Our hotel Is in the center of Palaiochora, a small town located 77 km southwest of Chania city. It is built on a peninsula and this gives it a natural privilege as it is located between two bays. This gives the visitor many options in selecting beaches, because they are within walking distance from its center.

More specifically, in the western bay there are the beaches of Pahia Amos, Limnaki, Volakas, Plakaki, Azuro, Grameno and Krios. In the eastern bay are the beaches of Chalikia, Anidri and Gialiskari.

The advantage of the town’s location and orientation is that it does not really matter where the wind is coming from, because of the many options you have to choose which beach you like for your swim.

Palaiochora is a famous place not only to visitors but also to Greeks because it’s a very beautiful and affordable destination. in Palaiochora there are many restaurants, cafes, bars, night clubs and activities to fill your days.

Among the so many things to see and do in the area and also very interesting to visit is the fortress of Palaiochora which was built in 1282AD and it was equipped with two towers on the north and south side.

You can also combine your visit in Palaiochora with standard or longer day trips with the most notable being the visit to Ancient Lissos, the gorges of Samaria and Agia Eirini, a boat trip to Gavdos island, Elafonisi with its unique and beautiful beaches, Kountoura village as well as various Byzantine churches of the wider region.