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Halikia beach

About Halikia beach

Votsala or Halikia are located after the west end of Paleochora harbour, 79km south of Chania city, next to the exit of Kakodiakianos River and extend for about 1km to the east. Halikia and Pahia Ammos are the two main beaches in Paleohora town. Halikia has round pebbles and is well organized and preferred mainly by Greeks over the sandy beach of Pahia Ammos. The beach is preferred by those who want to be close to the town and have all amenities close by.

The next beach is formed right after the exit of the Azogirianos River and is called Keratides beach. This is located next to the camping of Paleochora.




What is the location of Halikia beach?

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Is Halikia beach suitable for swimming?

Yes, Halikia beach is suitable for swimming.

Are there any water sports activities available at Halikia beach?

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

Is Halikia beach pet-friendly?

It depends on the local regulations. Please check with the local authorities before bringing your pet to Halikia beach.

Is there a lifeguard on duty at Halikia beach?

It depends on the season. During peak season, there may be a lifeguard on duty. However, it is always recommended to swim at your own risk.

What is the best time to visit Halikia beach?

The best time to visit Halikia beach is during the summer months when the weather is warm and sunny.

Are there any restaurants or cafes near Halikia beach?

Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes near Halikia beach where you can enjoy a meal or a drink.

Is there a parking area near Halikia beach?

Yes, there is a parking area near Halikia beach where you can park your car. However, it may get crowded during peak season.

What is the water colour of the beach?

The water colour of the beach is blue.

What type of sand is found on the beach?

The beach has pebbles as its sand type.

What is the water depth of the beach?

The beach has a normal water depth.

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

The sea surface at the beach is usually calm.

What is the crowd level at the beach?

The beach has a normal crowd level.

What facilities are available at the beach?

The beach has accommodation options, food/water nearby, and a Blue Flag.

What are the access options to the beach?

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

What other information is available about the beach?

The beach is ideal for snorkeling/spearfishing and has tree shade.

Beach facilities

  • Accommodation options
  • Food / water nearby
  • Blue Flag


  • Normal

Water depths

  • Normal

Beach sand type

  • Pebbles

Sea surface

  • Usually calm

Water colour

  • Blue


  • Bus services

Other information

  • Ideal for snorkeling / spearfishing
  • Tree Shade

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