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Falassarna Beach

Falassarna beach
local's favorite beach

The beach lies in northwest Crete and is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Crete and Greece. Falassarna beach has thick white sand with turquoise crystal waters, and the most beautiful sunsets on the island.

A very short distance away, one can view the ruins of the ancient city Falassarna, and the ancient port of Polirinia, the name of which was derived from the nymph Falassarna.

How to get to

In order to reach Falassarna beach you must get to Platanos and from there turn north towards Kavousi by following the signs. Travelling towards Falassarna you will have a majestic view of the ruins of the ancient city, the dense vegetation and the blue sea.

Hotel Kaliviani refrain just 9 km (about 15 minutes driving) from Falassarna beach.

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