Falassarna Beach

Falassarna Beach

Enjoy journeying through olive groves to reach this out-of-town shorefront. It’s a long stretch that boasts especially clear water, so you won’t need a filter on those holiday snaps! This beach is great for keen windsurfers, who you’ll spot doing their thing on the waves.
Balos Beach

Balos Beach

Kolymbari, Crete (Chania Area)

Brilliant Balos Beach looks like it was plucked straight from a postcard. We’re talking ice-white sand, turquoise sea and rugged headland combining to form a dreamy trio of sights. It’s set on the...

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Ancient Olive Tree

Ancient Olive Tree

Crete (Chania Area)

One of the oldest olive trees in the world – and a protected natural monument – is about 15 minutes from Kolymbari. It’s part of a mill and old villa, so there’s more to see than you’d think. The age of the...

18.8 Km to Falassarna Beach - Map

Olive Museum

Olive Museum

Kolymbari, Crete (Chania Area)

Sink your teeth into local history. The olive museum in Vouves is tacked on to the site of the ancient tree, and celebrates all things olive-related. Kolymbari’s oil is produced here, and widely revered as one...

18.8 Km to Falassarna Beach - Map