A quiet village in Akrotiri Peninsula
Stavros is located right on the tip of the peninsula of Akrotiri in a beautiful bay at a distance of 14 km from Chania. It came to light thanks to the famous scenes of the film "Zorbas the Greek".
The most wonderful element of Stavros is its famous beach: a narrow line of sand, dominated by a huge rock, the famous background in the film "Zorba the Greek". The beach is surrounded by a circular bay with a port at the edge, and right next to it, you will find an organized and awarded with the "Blue Flag" beach where you can enjoy the sea and sun.
The center of Stavros is built next to the sandy beach and is the right place to enjoy your meal or coffee at one of the restaurants, tavernas and cafes of the waterfront. There you can find mini - market and snack bars.
Next to Stavros, there are many beaches where you can go for swimming. In Kalathas beach, you have the ability to take lessons of water skiing, windsurfing and scuba diving. You will also find a canteen and a restaurant built on the beach, as well as a beach volley court. Tersanas sandy beach is another alternative beach for swimming and relaxation.
Stavros area is 25 minutes away from Chania International Airport and 35 minutes from the port of Souda. There is frequently bus (six times a day) to Stavros from the center of Chania. Sometimes the sandy beach may be full, but even so it is a good place to visit for a few hours. In Stavros, you will also find a variety of holiday villas with pivate pool, offering tranquility and many amenities close.
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