Falasarna – The beautiful long sandy Beach with Crystal Clear Waters in Crete, Greece !
This long, wide beach with wonderful, fine sand is located 15 km from Kastelli-Kissamos and 52 km from the regional capital, Chania.
This used to be a wild, deserted beach, but today it is more modern, as it is now dotted with small hotels, rooms and greenhouses.It still remains relatively untouched, and the beach, cliffs and wide open spaces are amazing. If you want peace and quiet place, then Falasarna is the ideal destination for you.
If you enjoy gazing over the azure waters, dipping into the crystal clear waves then this is the spot.The historic ruined port of Phalasarna, dating from 330 BC during the Hellenistic period, is located 300-400 meters inland. The site can still be seen today. At that time the village was the sea port for a town located further inland, known as Polyrrinia. This site can also be explored today.
Nearby there are the small villages of Platanos and Kavousi, to the south lies the beautiful beach of Pahia Ammos. Other beautiful beaches in this region are Gramvousa, Balos, Elafonisi and the southern beaches near Paleochora. Inland you can find olive groves, farming communities and hiking trails to explore.