Xristinas Apartments on the Beach
The short distance of the area of kolybari from Chania and generally of the places that it is necessary for you to visit at the gorgeous Chania, is one of the basic virtues of the apartments to let xristinas apartmens, making it the absolute basis for your sallies at the prefecture of Chania with the rich traditions, the sights as well as the unique nature. Foreign customers should know that in order to serve them well we speak English, languages. Situated in the village of Kolymbari with easy access to the super market, a bank, the post office, telephone company's office, the pharmacy and medical centre, as well as to restaurants and other shops. At the area around and in a very short distance you will find taverns, cafes, entertainment centers, super markets, cars and motorcycles to rent, banks' ATMs, bus station for all the destinations as well as for the city of Chania that is 23 km away and Platanias that is just 12 km away. Kolimbari northwest of Chania. It lies 25 kilometers from the city of Chania and is accessed from the new national and the old highway. It is a seaside village with 5500 inhabitants. In the village there is sufficient accommodation, nice restaurants by the sea, and cafes. The sea with its deep and clear waters, is spread over a vast beach and summer attracts many tourists and locals. In Kolymbari the Orthodox Academy of Crete, where there are many national and international conferences of general interest. Here also lies the Monastery of Our Lady, a great old monastery built on the cliff edge, which celebrates the 15 year Avgoustou.Kathe. On this day is one of the greatest shrines of the county, and blot Tranos festival in the region, close to many people. Activities Whether you are an adventurous traveler or you are interested in a more calm and relaxing stay, Crete offers a huge variety of activities that can suit every taste. We at Xristinas Apartment can help you plan your holiday (e.g. organize your daily excursions, give you helpful tips for attractive places to visit, arrange the below activities): Diving It doesn't matter if you are a pro or an amateur; Crete offers a huge selection of diving excursions that will match your level. Cave-diving, Wreck-diving, Reef-diving you name it! Hiking/Trekking With over 58 peaks over 2000m and the longest gorge in Europe, the Samaria gorge, Chania is the hikers “El Dorado”. Slip into your boots and get ready to explore the Cretan wildlife and unspoilt nature. Cycling A number of routes that are combining the idyllic landscape with the Cretan culture are awaiting you to discover them. Bring your own bike or arrange a bike rental locally and explore Crete on two wheels. Swimming For those who wish to spend their holiday relaxing at exotic beaches and swim in crystal clear waters, Crete will certainly suit them. Balos lagoon, Falassarna and Elafonissi are only few of 27 beaches awarded a blue flag for their supreme water quality. Crete Crete is the largest Greek island and the 5th largest in the Mediterranean Sea. It is here where the western couture was born and flourished. The numerous archeological findings of the Minoan era are certifying this. This blessed place gives the visitor the chance to evolve, either through cultural and entertaining activities or by discovering the Cretan wild nature by hiking and trekking, especially in the western part of the island. West –Crete is shaped by its “Lefka Ori” mountain range, which consists of 58 peaks that extend over 2000m. This mountain landscape is dominated by innumerable gorges that reach the Libyan Sea. The most known is the “Samaria” gorge, that is also the longest and deepest in Europe. The most poetic city of Crete leaves you with a pleasant taste of beauty when you walk through. Built on the ruins of ancient Cydonia has seen and survived many invaders, but has also tasted civilizations and their marks on building faces, castles, walls, antiquities, monasteries and churches The city has two entrances: the airport of Akrotiri, and the port of Souda (the largest in the Mediterranean). Dominant position in the center holds the municipal market, a brilliant cross-shaped building which was completed in 1913, and in proportion of Marseille. In walking distance from the center of the city awaits the Public Garden and adjacent to the Park of Peace and Friendship between peoples. The gardens are the prettiest in Crete, and also the public garden has a small zoo with animals from Cretan fauna. The Venetian port picturesque any time and season is attractive to visitors and locals, both for its beauty and for the choices of entertainment for all tastes and demands. The old city 'intramural' districts preserve their Venetian nobility. Narrow paved alleys are surrounded with tasteful renewed houses of various ages, are offered for a pleasant stroll. Many neoclassic houses are also saved in districts which 'neighbor' with the city of Chania, like Halepa.