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Drapanias beach

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Beach description

Drapanias Beach, situated 5km east of Kissamos and 32km west of Chania, lies between the beaches of Korfalonas and Nopigia. It takes its name from the eponymous village located approximately 1km south of the beach. The eastern part of the beach is also known as Kokkino Metohi, named after a nearby small village whose inhabitants own the surrounding land.

Stretching over a long area of 2km, Drapanias Beach is part of a large beach that extends from Kissamos to Cape Rodopos in the east. Like its neighbouring beaches, it is sandy and shallow but is often wavy due to the northern winds.

The shoreline of Drapanias is dotted with restaurants, cafes and lodgings. It also offers amenities such as umbrellas and showers. Additionally, there are two camping sites located in Drapanias.

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Most frequent asked questions

What is the location of Drapanias beach?

Drapanias beach is located in the village of Drapanias, in the northwest coast of Crete, Greece.

Is Drapanias beach suitable for swimming?

Yes, Drapanias beach is suitable for swimming. The water is clear and calm, and there are no strong currents or waves.

Are there any water sports activities available at Drapanias beach?

No, there are no water sports activities available at Drapanias beach.

Is there any shade available at Drapanias beach?

Yes, there are some trees and umbrellas available at Drapanias beach, providing shade for visitors.

Is there any parking available at Drapanias beach?

Yes, there is a small parking area available near Drapanias beach.

Is there any accommodation available near Drapanias beach?

Yes, there are some hotels and apartments available for rent near Drapanias beach.

Is there any restaurant or cafe available at Drapanias beach?

No, there are no restaurants or cafes available at Drapanias beach. Visitors are advised to bring their own food and drinks.

What is the water colour of the Drapanias beach?

The water colour of the Drapanias beach is blue.

What type of sand can be found on the Drapanias beach?

The Drapanias beach has a mix of sand and pebbles.

How deep is the water at the Drapanias beach?

The water at the Drapanias beach is shallow.

What is the surface of the sea like at the Drapanias beach?

The sea surface at the Drapanias beach is usually wavy.

What is the crowd like at the Drapanias beach?

The Drapanias beach is usually quiet.

What facilities are available at the Drapanias beach?

The Drapanias beach has accommodation options, food and water nearby, and umbrellas and beds.

How can the Drapanias beach be accessed?

The Drapanias beach can be accessed by bus services and a paved road.

Is there any tree shade available at the Drapanias beach?

Yes, there is tree shade available at the Drapanias beach.

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