Beach in Rapaniana
The beach in Rapaniana is 20 km west of Chania, four kilometers east of Kolymvari. It is just a part of the huge beach stretching from the peninsula of Rodopoa to Chania and it includes the beaches in front of the villages Minothiana, Skoutelonas and Rapaniana.
The beach in Rapaniana in front of the homonymous village, is sandy with crystal clear turquoise waters. It is an ideal choice for those who want to avoid the crowds of Platanias and the wind.
On the beach in Rapaniana you will find umbrellas, showers and lifeguards, but remember that it is a refuge for the sea turtle Caretta caretta, which is a protected endangered species and comes to this beach to give birth.
The village, on the beach in Rapaniana, has a mini market, restaurants, hotels, a health center, pharmacy, dentist, post office, a bank and rental car agencies.