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Stomio beach

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Beach description

Stomio, situated 74km to the south of Chania and 1km to the north of the Chrisoskalitissa monastery, forms part of the broader Elafonissi area. It’s not a favorite spot for tourists due to its rocky and often wavy appearance. The beach features large pebbles and patches of sand, making it a suitable choice for those seeking seclusion, though not ideal for families. The water here is rather cold and the sea deep.

The name ‘Stomio’ translates to ‘mouth’ and can be attributed to the river mouth from the village of Vathi that exits at this point. The river’s water is stored in the local reservoir. The beach is not equipped with any amenities, but there is a small tavern close by. The beach is conveniently accessible as it’s adjacent to the main road that links Chania with Chrisoskalitissa and Elafonissi.

Close to Stomio, one can find the old plaster factory, now deserted. There were attempts to revive the factory in 2010, but local residents objected to the financial lobbies and hindered its reestablishment. Also present is the picturesque chapel of Agii Theodori. Across the bay, a lovely pine grove stretches towards the mountain.

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Most frequent asked questions

What is the water colour of the Stomio beach?

The water colour of the Stomio beach is blue.

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

The Stomio beach has pebbles and rocks in some places.

How deep is the water at the Stomio beach?

The water at the Stomio beach is deep.

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

The sea surface at the Stomio beach is usually wavy.

What is the crowd like at the Stomio beach?

The Stomio beach is usually quiet.

What facilities are available at the Stomio beach?

There are no facilities available at the Stomio beach.

How can the Stomio beach be accessed?

The Stomio beach can be accessed via a paved road.

Is the Stomio beach nudism friendly?

Yes, the Stomio beach is nudism friendly.

What activities are ideal for the Stomio beach?

The Stomio beach is ideal for snorkeling and spearfishing.

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