The traditional Cretan
guest-house "Stamatogiannis" is located 3km from
Kastelli Kissamou and 40km from the city of Chania. Kasteli
Kissamou is the passenger port which coves the ship line West
Crete - Peloponnisos -Piraeus.
Near by famous beaches are those of Gramvousa (Balos) and
Falasarna. In front of the traditional guest-house
there is a path which leads to the beach of Falasarna on foot.
Falasarna beach is a long sandy beach with wonderful sunsets.
Balos Lagoon is one of the best beaches all
over Greece with white-pinkish sand and broken sea-shells.
Famous places are Gorge of Samaria, Gorge of Topolia, Cave
of Agias Sofias, Elafonisi, Nopigia and other fabulous beaches.
Elafonisi Lagoon is one of the prettiest
beaches in Crete. You may also swim out of the lagoon. The
water is deep, crystal-clear, much colder and good for snorkelling.
Other interesting places are the archaeological places of
Polirinia and Falasarna, Venetsian Castle of Gramvousa, the
Roman Baths in Kasteli Kissamou, Bizantine churches, monasteries
and traditional villages.