Kalyves beach

Kalyves beach is a sandy coast, located in Souda Bay, on Drepano Peninsula and 19 kilometers east of the city of Chania. It is organized, with umbrellas and sunbeds and fans of water sports will be fully satisfied.

Kalyves beach is ideal for those wishing to enjoy swimming and a relaxing holiday on an organized resort, which is not located in a busy and bustling place.

Kalyves beach is ideal for families who want to relax and let their children play safely in the sea.

Kalyves, with their relatively slow pace – 1,400 residents live permanently there – is an ideal starting point for those who want to explore the area and the picturesque villages of the former municipality of Apokoronas, one of the most beautiful and wooded areas in western Crete.

On the hill of Kasteli in Kalyves stands the ancient city Ippokoronion, as well as ruins of Byzantine architecture, monuments and monasteries. Kalyves has at its background the White Mountains and is crossed by the river Xydas.