Wonderful pebble beach accessible by path or by boat from Kolymbari. There lies the temple of Goddess’s Artemis-Diktynna and her nymph Diktynna Vritomartys. According to the legend she fell into the sea to avoid the Zeus’s love and was saved by fishermen’s nets (diktynna).
Incognito Creta Luxury Suites and More is located at the area of Kolymvari 500 metres from the famous pebbled beach and 23 km west of Chania.
What is near?
At a very close distance of 100 meters to 2 km you can find
Bus and Taxi Station
FAMOUS NEARBY DESTINATIONS
Falasarna is located on the western part of Crete next to the ancient Minoan port and is one of the most popular destinations on the entire island. It has been added on the Natura 2000 project, due to its special natural beauty. It features one of the best sunsets on the entirety of Greece due to its unique position as the westernmost part of the island.
Imeri and Agria Gramvousa, Balos Lagoon
The north westernmost part of Crete with its crystal clear waters. It’s only accessible via daily boat from the port of Kissamos, or by a road that goes halfway up the Gramvousa Peninsula and then walk the rest of the way.
The most famous beach of the entire island with its signature pink sand.
The longest gorge in Greece with length 18km. A person can cross it at average 4 to 7 hours, and it remains one of the main reasons many travelers make the journey to Crete. Its starting point is the Omalos Plateau and it ends at the village of Agia Roumeli at the south shores of Crete.
The only lake in Crete with drinkable water
One of the most famous and favored beaches of Crete. On the palm tree forest one can find any species of palm tree native on the island.
PLACES TO VISIT
Kolymbari is graphic village with a fishing harbor and fishtaverns, the Moni Gonias Monastery dating back to the 16th century with remarkable architecture and great history during The Greek War of Independance…
Lastly it is the home of the Orthodox Academy of Crete a Benefit Institution of Orthodox Christian Faith.
The most beautiful city in all Crete, the jewel of Greece. Here one can find a great variety of architectural styles, dating back to times immemorial, like Minoan Palaces, Venetian domes and neo-classical estates. It’s a modern city with lots of activities available.
Kisamos or Kastelli
The name Kisamos comes from the name of the Minoan Prince and Kastelli because of the venetian castle. Sunny, endless sandy beaches, a harmonious combination of mountains, sea, traditional and modern way.
Platanias is one of the most famous tourist areas in Crete with restaurants, taverns, bars and intense night life. It is situated next to Iardanos river which is known from ancient times for its dense vegetation, its vineyards and its tall planetrees.
Chora Sfakion and Fragocastello
A historic and traditional village, on the south shores of Chania, along with the Fragocastello, a castle featured on myth and legends, most prominent among them the Drosoulites. The harbor is host to a small ferry that makes the journey between Chora Sfakion, Loutro, Agia Roumeli, Sougia, Palaiochora and Gavdos Island.
Built around a peninsula on the south part of the island. It’s a beautiful place with unique beaches, quaint streets with blooming gardens, and traditional café and taverns…
Moni Gonias, Chrysoskalitisa, Agia Triada(Holy Trinity), Lady of the Angels Gouvernetou
Diktina, Lissos, Elyros, Ancient Aptera
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Cretans are festive people. Religious and summer festivities from Easter to Christmas, enliven our villages and invites you to share in the celebration for living incredible moments.
Using the peaks of the White Mountains as guide, you enter the countryside. You cross orange and olive tree groves, in Fournes, Skines and Lakkoi until at last you reach your final destination, the Omalos Plateau. On the eastern side you cross from Vamos, to Askyfou Plateau, to Sfakia and finally to the abandoned Aradaina. The countryside is a popular destination for thousands of hikers every year due to its rich natural environment. The Greek Mountaineering Club of Chania has marked 10 routes of mountainous and semi mountainous paths, part of the European Long Distance Path 4.
We offer you bikes to explore cycling coastwise, from the centre of scenic Kolymvari till the special beauty area NATURA and Tauronitis village with low cost.
The island has a long tradition in horse riding in everyday life. There is a lot of horse riding clubs operating in the area.
The Agia Habitat
It’s a safe haven for a great variety of flora and fauna, with major importance to the biodiversity of the island.
Wave Surfing and Diving
Chania has lots of ideal spots for both activities like Falasarna, Elafonisi, Kedrodasos and Stavros.
In the south side of the island there exist routes from Palaiochora to ancient Lissos- Sougia, Agia Roumeli, the exit of the Aradaina Gorge, the ancient settlement of Phoenix and lastly the iconic village of Loutro.