Driving downhill to the west coast, a magnificent sweeping beach comes into view, its crescent of pale sand lapped by azure waters.

It is also a fertile coastal plain coated in tomato greenhouses below rocky inlets. Hire a car from the airport of Chania and drive directly to the crystal clear water, tempting quite or wave. You will swim in beautiful wide golden sand beaches, among parts of rocks and next to trees that give shelter from the strong sun.

North of the beach the ruins of ancient Falassarna port city, dating back to the 6th c.BC.

Nowadays, great beach summer party is institution that collects visitors and local people to enjoy overnight the nature and music festival. Falassarna is the perfect place for parasailing.