in the tranquil village of Gerani, 13 km west of Chania town...


Villa Athinais is located at the village of Gerani, a small & peaceful traditional village which boasts a stunning natural pebble beach, 14 km west of Chania and just 2km from Platanias, one of the most famous and cosmopolitan destinations of the island of Crete.

Every year the sandy beach of Gerani gains the Blue Flag for its cleanliness and safety, is partly organized and less crowded than others in the area, and provides all kinds facilities, sun chairs, umbrellas, sea sports.

Many shops, tavernas, super markets & groceries, bakery, in a short distance from the villa.

You can find more information about the village of Gerani (Chania, Crete) clicking on this link


Driving directions from the airport to Villa Athinais

  1. Head west 2.2km
  2. Turn right toward Pros Aerodromio Chanion/Προς Αεροδρόμιο Χανίων 150 m
  3. Turn left onto Pros Aerodromio Chanion/Προς Αεροδρόμιο Χανίων 2.6 km
  4. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Chanion-Aerodromiou/Χανίων-Αεροδρομίου 2.7 km
  5. Continue onto Agiou Georgiou/Αγίου Γεωργίου 1.7 km
  6. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Soudas-Pithariou/Σούδας-Πιθαριού 5.3 km
  7. Slight right to stay on Soudas-Pithariou/Σούδας-Πιθαριού 140 m
  8. Turn right to stay on Soudas-Pithariou/Σούδας-Πιθαριού 240 m
  9. Turn right onto Ellis/Έλλης 72 m
  10. Turn left onto Leoforos Konstantinou Karamanli/Lykourgou/Soudas/Αριάδνης/Λεωφόρος Κωνσταντίνου Καραμανλή/Σούδας/Route 90/E75 54 m
  11. Slight right onto Alexandrou Zaimi/Αλέξανδρου Ζαΐμη/Route 90/E75 (signs for Κίσσαμος/Kissamos/Ηράκλειο/Irakleio/Ρέθυμνο/Rethymno) Continue to follow Route 90/E75 700 m
  12. Slight right to merge onto Route 90/E65 toward Κίσσαμος/Kissamos 16.5 km
  13. Take the exit toward Κολυμπάρι/Kolybari/Πλατανιάς/Platanias/Βρύσες/Vryses/Γεράνι/Gerani/Μάλεμε/Maleme 290 m
  14. Turn right onto Komvos Platania/Κόμβος Πλατανιά 260m
  15. Turn left 1.0 km
  16. Take the 1st left 950 m
  17. Turn right 300m
  18. Turn left 42m
  19. Go ahead climbing the small hill and you will see the elementary school on your left hand. Then turn right left and immediately right. You will see Villa Athinais in front of you in 100m
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