in Akrotiri, Chania Crete
Loutraki gives you the feeling that you are so far away from the city but at the same time so close to it. It is only 20 minutes away from the Chania city. The airport is about 10-15 minutes drive while the port of Souda no more than 15-20 minutes drive.
Loutraki has a very nice quiet beach with fine sand and crystal clear shallow waters, especially suitable for children. It is very well organized and provides all the common touristic amenities. This is one of the main beaches which you can choose when the weather is windy. Loutraki and Marathi beach are always safe from windy weather.
In Loutraki there is a nice cafe bar up to the local beach with music and mainly young people. They serve nice food and beverages along with cafe and soft drinks. You can enjoy your swim in this small bay.