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|The beach of Tersanas in the Akrotiri, Crete|
The beach of Tersanas is situated on the Akrotiri Peninsula (about 13 kilometer north east of Chania to which it is connected by bus - the bus stops in nearby Chorafakia). It consists of a couple of small sandy beaches around a small bay, and there are a couple of umbrellas and sunbeds for rent. In the surrounding there are a few small hotels and pensions. Next to the beach there is a taverna and of one of the small beaches there is a cantina where you can get something to drink. Tersanas used to be the harbour of the village of Chorafakia, which is situated a bit more inland and where you find most of the facilities (1 kilometer north of Tersanas beach). Close to Tersanas there are two other nice beaches Kalathas (3 kilometer) and Stavros (4 kilometer).
Close by the beaches of Tersanas in the village of Chorafakia there are a few shops and some more tavernas. Like on all the other beaches on the Akrotiri peninsula it can get more busy during the weekends when the people of Chania use their free days to spend some time on the beach. In Tersanas there are different kinds of accommodations: hotel rooms, studios, apartments and villas.
|Tersanas Taverne - Tersanas beach|
The Tersanas Taverna is located near the beaches of Tersanas. It's a nice place with a nice view of the bay and beaches. You can order seafood, but also other Greek dishes. We order the Tersanas salad and the meat platter for two. The salad comes with two different delicious sauces, the service is friendly.
Our verdict: an 8 out of 10
|Creta Vitalis Hotel near the beach of Kalathas on Crete|
Creta Vitalis offers rooms and self-catering accommodation overlooking the small bay of Kalathas, just 150 meters from its sandy beach, and around 12 kilometres from the amazing town of Chania. Surrounded by lush gardens, Creta Vitalis also has a nice pool area. You can enjoy refreshing drinks on the terrace, while admiring the ever-changing colours of the horizon. All the rooms in Creta Vitalis have private balconies and come with air conditioning, fridge and en suite facilities. For longer stays or guests who just prefer home comforts, the apartments and bungalows have kitchen facilities and seating areas.
The shallow waters of the beach in this wealthy residential area are perfect for young children. There are also 2 restaurants, where you can savour fresh fish and other Cretan dishes, as well as a beach bar and 2 mini markets. Whatever you do, make sure you visit Chania, with its magnificent Old Town and harbour. Traditional villages, monasteries, archaeological sites and beautiful nature are nearby and waiting to be explored.
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|Villa Venatiana, Kalathas & Tersanas Beach - especially for couples or lovers|
Villa Venetiana is situated on the outskirts of Horafakia Village on the Akrotiri, close to three beaches: Tersanas, Kalathas and Stavros Beach. Horafakia is on the western side of the Akrotiri and has good access for the rest of the peninsula as well as Chania and Western Crete. Just 7 kilometres away from Chania airport and 14 kilometers from the town of Chania. Venetiana is a distinct complex, with its tiled side and generously sized uniquely shaped pool. Visitors may find that the other guests have gone out for the day to the to one of the local beaches or site seeing and enjoy the pool virtually to themselves. Some of our guests enjoy a day of relaxing around the pool or simply for a start or close of the day refreshing swim. All rooms feature modern comforts and amenities as to satisfy the needs even of the most demanding guests. An ideal choice for those seeking a relaxing holiday and at the same time exploring the wonderful surroundings of the area.
Villa Venetiana is designed in the Venetian style, with pink-washed walls, mosaic tiles and deep green woodwork, the typical colour theme employed in the old Cretan 'metochi' or manor house of the Venetian Aristocracy. However, the Venetians would never have seen such an enchanted garden as that created by Yiannis, the owner of Villa Venetiana, who is a Cretan sculptor and artist. Yiannis has been creating this uniquely imaginative whimsy as his monument and is constantly in search of unusually shaped rocks or stones to add to his creation. Minoan red pillars, vibrantly painted panels around the splendid pool and stone niches compete for the eye's attention with Yiannis' own sculptures.
Located on The Akrotiri, an unspoilt peninsular in Western Crete, is a beautiful sandy cove called Tersanas. In the valley above the cove is situated Villa Venetiana very close to the village of Horafakia, where there are a selection of traditional tavernas, a bakery, supermarket, and a Kafeneon / mini market and all this is just 12 kilometres from the city of Chania.
Villa Venetiana is situated near the village of Horafakia, a small village in the centre of The Akrotiri Peninsular and close to Chania, the Airport and Souda Bay Port. Horafakia is on the bus route from Chania & Stavros and has good local amenities with restaurants, supermarket, petrol stations and car rental all within a few minutes walk or drive from Villa Venetiana. The pace of life in Tersanas is still slow and sleepy so, with it's little sandy beach, easy access to Chania and in close proximity to a good selection of traditional tavernas. Tersanas is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Villa Venetiana in Tersanas is the ideal solution for those without children to find true peace and relaxation. The setting is wonderfully secluded, the pool is gorgeous and each of the eight maisonettes are only ever rented to two adults so that the pool and gardens never become crowded.
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|Aloni Suites bij de stranden van Kalathas en Tersanas op Kreta - klein comple, goede beoordelingen|
Occupying 10 acres of a small hill and offering a spectacular view, these spacious apartments offer excellent facilities in an area of natural beauty. Aloni Suites is situated in Horafakia and is 1 or 2 klm from Tersanas, Stavros and Kalathas beaches Aloni Suites is ideal for your family stay in the Akrotiri region of Crete, whatever the weather. In addition to the main swimming pool and adjoining children's pool there is an indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, gymnasium and billiard room. On a sunny day, get out and explore the area. The complex is located near archaeological sites, areas of religious and historic interest such as the monasteries of Jagarolon, Gouverneto and Katholic. There are some fascinating caves on Stavros mountain, where one can enjoy hiking and admire the amazing view.
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|Nostalgia Villas , Tersanas beach - very good reviews|
Situated 400 metres from Tersanas Beach in Chorafakia Village, Nostalgia Villas features an outdoor pool with a sun terrace, and a garden. It offers apartments that open to a balcony with Cretan Sea views, while Wi-Fi is offered throughout. The self-catering accommodation types come with a seating area, air conditioning and TV. They all include a kitchenette with a mini oven, fridge and dining table, and a bathroom with free toiletries and hair dryer. The international airport of Chania is 7 km from Nostalgia Villas. Chania Town is at a distance of 12 km. Free public parking is possible on site.
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|Villa Kiara - private villa in Tersanas beach|
Featuring a terrace with unobstructed Cretan Sea views, Villa Kiara is a self-catering accommodation located in Livadi Village. Tersanas Beach is within 20 metres, while free WiFi access is available in all areas. The modern villa includes a spacious living room with a fireplace and flat-screen TV. There is a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave and dining area. An extra bathroom is also included. A restaurant is just 20 metres away, and grocery stores and cafes are 1 km from Kiara. Souda Airport is located 6 km from the property. Free private parking is possible on site.
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|Fortino Villas - private villas in Tersanas beach|
Quietly located amongst olive and fig trees, 800 metres from the beaches of Tarsanas and Macherida, Fortino Villas features a swimming pool. It offers stylish villas with free WiFi and terrace overlooking the garden or the Cretan Sea. Restaurants and bars are within 500 metres. Featuring elegant furnishings in modern or country style, all villas at the Fortino have a spacious lounge area with sofa and dining space. There is a fully equipped kitchen with cooking facilities and microwave. The private bathroom comes with a bath or shower and a hair dryer. Chania is within 11 km while the airport is 7 km away. Souda Port is at a distance of 14 km. Free private parking is possible on site.
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|Alianthos Suites in Tersanas beach|
Located just 100 metres from Tarsanas sandy beach, Alianthos Suites offers self-catered units built within a beautiful garden. It has a swimming pool and a private bay overlooking the Cretan Sea. Alianthos features spacious, tastefully decorated rooms with balconies or verandas enjoying sea or garden views. They all have a well equipped kitchen with dining area. Other in-room facilities include air conditioning, satellite TV and safety box. At the swimming pool area, surrounded by the hotelís gardens, guests can find sun loungers and umbrellas. There is also a pool bar serving snacks and refreshing beverages.
The more active guests will find a tennis court located right next to the sea. Alianthos Suites also features a childrenís playground and BBQ facilities. Alianthos hotel offers Wi-Fi access and free private on-site parking. Chania airport is a 10-minute drive away and Souda Port is a 15-minute drive. The town of Chania is at 13 km.
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