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About Almyrida

Information about our village

Almyrida is located on the northern coast of the island, approximately 25 kilometers east of Chania.

It is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful sandy beaches and tranquil atmosphere.

Here are some key features and attractions of Almyrida:

Scenic Beauty

The town is surrounded by scenic natural beauty, with rolling hills and picturesque landscapes. Olive groves and vineyards add to the charm of the area.


Almyrida has two main sandy beaches with clear blue waters, making it an ideal spot for swimming and sunbathing. The beaches are well-organized, offering sun loungers, umbrellas, and water sports activities.

Tavernas and Restaurants

Almyrida has a good selection of tavernas, restaurants, and beachfront cafes where you can enjoy traditional Cretan cuisine and fresh seafood. The waterfront area offers a pleasant ambiance for dining and relaxation.

Village Atmosphere

Despite being a popular tourist destination, Almyrida has managed to retain its village charm and relaxed atmosphere. The town has a friendly and welcoming vibe, making it a popular choice for families and couples seeking a peaceful getaway.

Water Activities

In addition to swimming, Almyrida provides opportunities for various water activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and paddleboarding. You can rent equipment locally and explore the coastal area.

Proximity to Attractions

Almyrida serves as a convenient base for exploring other attractions in the region. It’s close to the village of Gavalochori, known for its traditional architecture and the Folklore Museum. The ancient city of Aptera, the beautiful Kournas Lake, the quaint town of Georgioupoli are also within reach. Finally, we are conveniently placed between the towns of Chania and Rethymno are a comfortable trip away.