Maleme Beach in Chania
Information About Maleme
Maleme Crete: Maleme Beach is a peaceful stretch of sand and azure waters. The coast is frequently affected by northern winds, so be careful if you do not know much swimming.
This beach resort has a lot of amenities to offer to tourists, including close by hotels and taverns. For those looking for a bit of action, the beach offers a host of water sport opportunities, like fishing, snorkeling, diving and paragliding.
Close to the beach, you will find a sunken german airplane to commemorate the great battle between the Cretans and the Germans during the Second World War. Maleme beach stands 16 km to the west of Chania town and can be easily accessed with public transport.