Agii Apostoli - the pearl of Crete

Updated: Aug 31, 2019

Agii Apostoli (the Holy Apostles) area is located just 5km west of Chania and is a beautiful resort with wonderful sandy beaches that have been awarded the Blue Flag. This area is considered as rare natural beauty and is ideal for swimming and beach games. The beaches of Agii Apostoli include the essential facilities for water sports, beach volley and racket games as well as infrastructure for disabled persons. The visitor can find there many taverns and restaurants, super markets, souvenir shops, car rental agencies and pharmacies.

The first cove at west is located just besides the east edge of Glaros beach. It is a beautiful sandy beach with all amenities and a large parking place nearby and easily accessed. A small peninsula is formed on the west side of the beach, which protects it from the winds. On the peninsula there is a nice park, which is ideal for walking, and the scenic chapel of the Holy Apostles after which the wider area takes its name. A second “twin” semicircular cove is formed some meters to the east, with beautiful greenish waters and fine sand. The rock formations on the side are amazing. Beside the east end of the beach, there is a small pine grove extending to the east till Chrissi Akti (Golden Beach)

You can access both coves by bus from Chania or by walking. Moreover, Agii Apostoli is ideal for biking, as there are wide paved road for bikes and walkers.

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