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The Falassarna beach has been awarded as the most beautiful beach in Crete and is always included in the top-10 best beaches in Europe.

Beach Falasarna

Παραλία Φαλάσαρνα

Falassarna located on the west coast of Crete.

Falassarna a small village that has one of the most popular beaches in Chania and Crete, bringing large numbers of tourists each summer.

Falassarna are now one of the most famous destinations in Crete, both for their beaches, and for reasons of ecological interest. Falassarna have joined the project Natura 2000, because of the variety of flora and fauna in the region, but also because of outstanding natural beauty.

Facing Falassarna the hill beyond the village Platanos will see many greenhouses, since the area is ideal for growing vegetables. Ahead of you lie two great beaches, which effectively separated by a few sand dunes in the south (Thick Sand), is greater in length and wider.

Further south you will find another 2 beaches: a beach with sand, but rocks on the bottom and the pebble beach near the small port.

Beach Falasarna

The beach in Falassarna

The beach Falassarna awarded as the most beautiful beach in Crete and is always included in the top-10 best beaches in Europe, with its lovely white sand and warm crystal clear waters. There's so much Sandy Beach Thick, hard to feel to "choking" of the world even in the heart of summer, when hundreds of others around you.

The only downside of it is exposed to northerly and westerly winds, so often you encounter big waves. But that's what makes it popular for those who like windsurfing. The beach Falassarna is fully organized with umbrellas and sunbeds the greater part of it. There are however several points free for those who prefer to put their own umbrella and towel in the sand.

There are two bars and cafes on the beach, to get a snack, water or coffee and evening hours are often organized beach party on the beach, so do not hurry to leave because the mood rises sharply as time passes, especially after the admittedly spectacular sunset Falassarna, the most spectacular in Crete.

On the beach are also offered sports, and there is golf for beach volley.