Kalathas beach is one of the few beaches of the peninsula of Akrotiri, in the prefecture of Chania, Crete.
It is located to the west coast of Akrotiri, 10 km from the city of Chania.
If you're thinking of staying in the surrounding area, then Kalathas beach is one of your choices in Akrotiri. This beach is being visited mostly by those who staying or living somewhere around.
The road connecting Chania with
Stavros, the northernmost village of Akrotiri, will bring
you to the beach of Kalathas.
The sea of kalathas is very shallow, and the golden sandy beach is organized with sun beds, umbrellas and two canteens in case you want a snack, a cold beer or a refreshing ice coffee.
View photos of the beach.
The beach is quite long, and the more likely is that you will not feel crowded.
However, if you're looking for a secluded spot, you'll probably find it to one of the sides of the beach.
Be aware that Kalathas beach is being affected by the winds. If you are looking for a calm sea on a windy day, just check the other beaches of Akrotiri peninsula.
If the wave is not a trouble, you will have the chance to have fun with them in a safe sea, as it is too shallow up to the opposite islet, and the wave cannot gain height.