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Visit Kolymvari

Explore relaxing Kolymvari: its university life, marina, spas, and more!

Venture to Balos Beach and Chania Lighthouse—just two of the popular sights around Kolymvari, a relaxing city also known for swimming.

Top Hotels in Kolymvari

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Avra Imperial Hotel
Avra Imperial Hotel
5 out of 5
Kolymvari, Platanias, Crete Island

Located in Platanias, this beachfront hotel is connected to the convention center, 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Orthodox Academy of Crete, and within 9 mi (15 km) of ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (94 reviews)

"It was very clean and nice . Staff were helpful and nice . Would recommend to stay again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Avra Imperial Hotel
Alonia Hotel Apartments
Alonia Hotel Apartments
2 out of 5
Skoutelonas, Platanias

Situated in Platanias, this aparthotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Orthodox Academy of Crete and within 9 mi (15 km) of Agia Marina Beach and Platanias Beach. Afrata ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
superb

"Stated here many times over the past 20 years. Still brilliant Hosts are more than friendly. They bend over backwards to make the stay as great as possible. The hotel is getting a make over and improvements left right and center. The pool area is terrific."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Alonia Hotel Apartments
Euphoria Resort - All Inclusive
Euphoria Resort - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Chania, Platanias

Offering direct access to the beach, this Platanias property is within 9 mi (15 km) of Platanias Square, War Shelter of Platanias, and Agia Marina Beach. Platanias ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

"The hotel was modern and clean with exceptional grounds. The staff was very pleasant, and I especially liked the fresh juice bar by the pool and the hotel had planned kids events."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

Euphoria Resort - All Inclusive

Popular things to do in Kolymvari

Old Venetian Harbour
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Old Venetian Harbour

4.5/5(156 reviews)

Go for a stroll around Chania's 14th-century harbor area and visit historic buildings, including a fort, a mosque and a lighthouse.

Chania Lighthouse
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Chania Lighthouse

4.5/5(104 reviews)

You can learn about the local history of Chania Old City when you make a stop at a top site like Chania Lighthouse. Wander the beautiful beaches and waterfront in this quaint area.

Balos Beach
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Balos Beach

5/5(28 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Balos Beach, a popular beach in Kissamos. Wander the seaside in this relaxing area.

Balos Lagoon
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Balos Lagoon

5/5(27 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Balos Lagoon, a popular beach in Kissamos. Wander the seaside in this relaxing area.

Old Venetian Harbor
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Old Venetian Harbor

4.5/5(96 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Chania Old City with a trip to Old Venetian Harbor. Wander the beautiful beaches and seaside in this quaint area.

Samaria Gorge
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Samaria Gorge

5/5(24 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Samaria Gorge, a popular spot to commune with nature in Sfakia. Amble around the area's parks or visit its theme park.

Top activities in Kolymvari

Chania: Small-Group Street Stories City Tour
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Chania: Small-Group Street Stories City Tour

$85

Discover what makes Crete's cultural capital so magical on this relaxed full-day walking tour of Chania. You can take in the sights from the old town to the lesser-known Ottoman and Jewish quarters, plus the chic historic neighborhood of Halepa.

Chania: Small-Group Bohemian Sunset Tour
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Chania: Small-Group Bohemian Sunset Tour

$137

Experience the beauty of Chania the way it's meant to be experienced—like a local during a gorgeous sunset. Head out in the late afternoon and discover everything this magical city has to offer, with food tastings, a delicious 3-course meal, and the chance to try vibrant local wines.

Antiquity & Adventurers - Small-Group Tour of Crete's Southern Coast
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Antiquity & Adventurers - Small-Group Tour of Crete's Southern Coast

$162

Set out for a full day of cultural, culinary, and outdoor adventure on Crete's southern coast. Explore an off-the-beaten-path costal village, trek through a beautiful gorge, soak up the healing powers of a mysterious ancient city, swim at a secluded beach, and learn how to prepare a traditional dessert.

Made In Chania Small Group Local Artisans Shopping Tour
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Made In Chania Small Group Local Artisans Shopping Tour

$83

We’ll start our Chania tour the local way: with a coffee and a taste of one of the most traditional pastries of Crete, in the most traditional place in town. We’ll enjoy a bit of bougatsa (a cheese-filled pastry) in a shop that’s been loved by locals for years.

Platanias Village Walk
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Platanias Village Walk

$17

PLATANIAS VILLAGE WALK Maybe it is your first time in Platanias or maybe you have visited the village already several times. Come and join us for a small Sunday tour around the village. Get to know the basic services the village is offering for its visitors and take a peek how people live in Platanias.

40-Minute Chania Sightseeing Tour by Trikke
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40-Minute Chania Sightseeing Tour by Trikke

$32

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Pass By: Old Venetian Harbor, Agiou Markou 8 Akti Tompazi, Chania Town, Crete 731 32 Greece Admire the Dry-Docks, the Grand Arsenal and see the top sights of the Venetian Harbour.

Reviews of Kolymvari

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Sara

Sep 14, 2019

This is a little town with world-class dining options. Quiet and safe, we like it very much.

5/5 - Excellent

Stelvio

Oct 11, 2018

Good place for start short trip, good shops and restaurant. nice seaside