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Kalami beach

  • Kalami beach


Kalami village is located 15km east of Chania city, on the southern coast of Souda Bay and near the village Megala Chorafia. It has a spectacular view over the bay and the fort of Souda. It is also close to the ancient city of Aptera and the Turkish forts of Intzedin and Aptera.
Just 500m north of the village, a beautiful beach with deep water and round pebbles is shaped. At the eastern end, there is a tiny harbour with boats. The beach is very popular with the locals, but still not very well organized. There are some umbrellas and a few tamarisk trees. There are a few options for accommodation and food in the wider region and the village.



What activities can I do at Kalami beach?

There are various activities you can do at Kalami beach such as swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and kayaking.

Is Kalami beach suitable for families with children?

Yes, Kalami beach is suitable for families with children as the water is calm and shallow, making it safe for kids to swim.

Are there any restaurants or cafes near Kalami beach?

Yes, there are several restaurants and cafes near Kalami beach where you can enjoy local cuisine and drinks.

Can I rent beach equipment at Kalami beach?

Yes, you can rent beach equipment such as sun loungers and umbrellas at Kalami beach.

Is Kalami beach accessible for people with disabilities?

Unfortunately, Kalami beach is not fully accessible for people with disabilities as there are some steps to access the beach.

What is the best time to visit Kalami beach?

The best time to visit Kalami beach is during the summer months from June to September when the weather is warm and sunny.

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 a combination of sand and fine pebbles.

What is the water depth like at the beach?

The water depth at the beach is normal.

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

The surface of the sea at the beach is usually calm.

What is the crowd like at the beach?

The beach is usually quiet.

What facilities are available at the beach?

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

What is the access to the beach like?

The beach is accessible via a paved road.

Is there any other information available about the beach?

No, there is no other information available about the beach.

Beach facilities

  • Accommodation options
  • Food / water nearby
  • Umbrellas / beds


  • Quiet

Water depths

  • Normal

Beach sand type

  • Sand
  • Fine Pebbles

Sea surface

  • Usually calm

Water colour

  • Blue


  • Paved road

Other information

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