When you're not gliding through the hotel's tranquil pool or reclining on the beach you can head out and see Crete, its a wonderful island to explore. From the dynamic coast to the dramatic hills inland...there is so much to see!
Hiking in western Crete:
Hike the gorge of Samaria, the gorge of Aradena, the walk of Lissos, the gorge of Agia Irine, Sougia to Tripiti via Profiti Elias, Gingilos. And that's just to name a few! each unique trail will give you a glimpse of Crete's beauty.Visiting magnificent beaches in western Crete:
Chryssana Beach Hotel can be used as a starting point for visiting important sights and magnificent beaches such as Falasarna (38 minutes drive), Elafonisi (55 minutes drive), Balos, Palaiochora (60 minutes) and many other places in central, western and southern part of the island. Water Sport activities:
For those who are more adventurous and energetic, there are plenty sport activities such as jet-ski, surfing, paddle boats, canoe, scuba diving in Platanias (10 minutes by car) and nearby beaches.Visit Monastery “Moni Gonia”:
One of the most important sights in Kolimbari, the orthodox monastery dedicated to Virgin Mary was built in the 13th century and is situated at the western end of Kolymvari bay.Horse riding:
Visit the nearby farm in Deres village and then trek out into the gorgeous scenry around you.