Falassarna beach is located 15km from Kissamos and approximately 55km from Chania. It is at the North West part of Crete below the peninsula of Gramvousa. The beach has been awarded with blue flag and it is one of the best beaches in Crete. Also, in the past has been ranked within the top ten beaches of Europe.
The beach is divided in three parts, the large part “Pachia Ammos” and two smaller parts at the northern side. At “Pachia Ammos” the sandy beach is as wide as 150m. The total length of the beach is 3 km long. Falassarna is well organized with sun beds and umbrellas and a lifeguard watches over the beach during the day. Also, there are canteens for your snack and refreshment and tavernas for your meal.
The water is cool and crystal clear blue and the sand is thick and gold. Getting into the water is steep and deep, only four steps from the beach and the water is fully covering you.
The sunset in Falassarna is wonderful, the sun is literally diving in to water. Also, If you walk northern of the beach you will find the remains of the ancient city and the ancient harbor of Falassarna.