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  • Address: Crete, Greece


Marathi Beach Tours

Marathi Beach is located about 10 miles east of Chania in the western part of the island of Crete. Marathi is a small but popular resort village in the region with two sandy beaches separated by a pier. The beaches face south and enjoy calm, clear, and shallow waters. From the beach, visitors can view the gorgeous scenery of Drapanos Cape and the White Mountains. Due to its location, the beach is protected from the wind and there aren't any big waves here. This makes Marathi Beach an ideal spot for sunbathing and swimming. There are plenty of sun beds and umbrellas on both sides of the pier, as well as a variety of nearby restaurants and cafes that serve traditional Greek food.

Approximately 550 yards across from the beach is the small island of Palia Souda, which is popular with scuba divers. North of the beach is an ancient Roman town called Minoa where visitors can see ruins including the remains of buildings and Roman baths dating from the second century AD. The city was once one of the two harbors of the powerful city-state of Aptera.

Practical Info

Marathi Beach is easy to reach by car from Chania. The Chania International Airport is the closest airport to the beach and is only 6 miles away. 

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Crete Coastline Sightseeing Cruise Including Marathi Beach, Crete, null

Crete Coastline Sightseeing Cruise Including Marathi Beach

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Soak up the sun and the sights on this full-day cruise of Crete’s gorgeous coastline. Relax on deck as your boat slips away from the port and out onto the open ...  Read more

Location: Crete, Greece
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $73.74
SUP and Snorkeling Tour Blue Lagoon - Loutraki Bay, Chania, Sailing Trips

SUP and Snorkeling Tour Blue Lagoon - Loutraki Bay

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

The ideal spot for SUP regardless of your level! Loutraki’s crystal clear and calm water creates the perfect environment for you to stand on your paddleboard! ...  Read more

Location: Chania, Greece
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $70.17
Mykonos Self-Drive 4x4 Safari, Mykonos, Stand Up Paddleboarding

Mykonos Self-Drive 4x4 Safari

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 3 Reviews

Swap the hustle and bustle of Mykonos Town for an alternative view of the rugged Aegean island on this full-day safari. Get behind the wheel of an all-terrain ...  Read more

Location: Mykonos, Greece
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $95.15

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