Located on the marvelous west coast of the island of Crete and only 10 km away from Chania Airport and 15 km from picturesque Chania Town. Cretan Pearl Resort and Spa stretches its excellence along 13 acres of pure and tranquil elegance with panoramic sea views of the mesmerizing Mediterranean Sea.
Visit the beloved beach of Stavros, from the film “Zorba the Greek”, or the beach of Kalathas and the near Tersanas, all with clear waters, perfect for your swim and much of diving interest.
Enjoy watersports activities, easy going, like canoeing, water cycling, StandUp Paddle, and snorkeling, at Kalathas beach or Loutraki beach with lounge music, while the busier Marathi beach invites you with a choice of little tavernas.
For the adventure side of your holiday, jump literally into Seytan Havens and escape to the hidden Macherida beach, with its crystal turquoise waters.
Relax in the flower yard of the monastery, admire the decorated pillars of Corinthian style, and if you are lucky, you may meet the monks. A small museum with its much appreciated cava winery opens its doors for some hours during the day, and lets you revive the local culture in all senses!
At a short distance, there’s the historic Monastery of Gouverneto, that takes you to the Cave of Bear, and a few more steps down you meet Katholiko Monastery of St.Ioannis the Hermit, the oldest Monastery in Crete. An easy hiking route, which embraces your heart with the breathtaking views to the infinite blue of the Mediterranean. Be amazed by the multi colored aromatic vegetation of the unique landscape, which hosts hundreds of indigenous plants and bird species, due to the favorable geological morphology of the yet pure nature of the peninsula.
Small excursions and activities in the town and the surroundings are available around-the-clock for all tastes, all hobbies, all ages, all moods and weather. Horse riding, biking, bungee jumping, boat trips, cruises, etc. Check-out with our concierge expert at Cretan Pearl’s and let us advise you on your personal holiday planning.
Worldwide famous beaches, such as Balos, Falassarna and Elafonissi – the pink beach – are being offered as day excursion ideas, while there are so many highlights to visit all around from the Samaria Gorge -the longest walkable Gorge in Europe- to the unique microclimate Botanical Garden and the fun Waterpark.