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Kastelli-Kissamos is a city in the Sea of Crete region of Greece.

Get in[edit]

Less than an hour drive from Chania, get in the Chania-Kissamos national road and you will reach Kissamos easily. There are buses leaving from Chania every hour or so from 06:30 to 20:30.

Get around[edit]


Kissamos Archaeological Museum
  • Kissamos Archaeological Museum.
  • Ancient city remains.
  • Polyrinnia.
  • 1 Falasarna beach. Fine white sand and warm, crystal-clear water, just amazing.
  • 2 Balos lagoon. Far away from anything, Balos lagoon can be reached either by boat or by car.
  • Gramvousa.


Relax in beautiful beaches

Boat trip to Gramvousa - Balos

Go through Samaria Gorge on the South

Explore western Crete on foot...

Have a swim in Teloneio Beach


Rent a Car Kissamos


  • [dead link] The Cellar, Teloneio Beach. 15 Euros/person.
  • Gramvoussa, Kaliviani (Follow the road to the Kissamos port, pass over it and head to Platanos. Turn when you see the signs pointing to Kaliviani and Balos, you will soon see it on your right). 15 Euros/person.
  • Mesogios Cretan Restaurant, Korfalonas, +30 2822031622, . 12:00-24:00. 8-15 Euros/person.
  • Mama's Dinner Restaurant (Kaliviani), Stylianou Koutsaftaki 1, +302822023204, . 18:30 - 23:45. Creative cretan cuisine by the awarded chef Yiannis Tsivourakis. Outdoor setting, wine tastings and special occasions. Part of Hotel Kaliviani, at the Kaliviani village. 20-45 euros per person.


  • Babel, Teloneio beach.
  • Notos, Teloneio beach.


  • Galini Beach Hotel, Teloneio beach. Check-in: 13.00, check-out: 12.00. 35-55 for a double room.
  • Terramara, Plakalona, Kissamos (Halfway between Kissamos and Kolymbari on the old road, overlooking Kissamos Bay), +30 694 0694 904. Check-in: anytime, check-out: anytime. Just four rooms, each with large private patio. Pool, gardens, barbecue area. 30-50 euros per room, depending on season.
  • Sunny Bay Hotel, Kissamos beach, +30 2822083062. Rooms with a sea or pool view. Free Wi-Fi. 50-80 euros for a double room depending on season.
  • Anavaloussa apartments, Viglia area - Kissamos, +30 2822083374. The surrounding “Anavaloussa apartments” complex area is filled with interesting sights. 70-100 euro.
  • Mesogios beach hotel, Korfalonas Beach, +30 6932730032. Beach hotel with sea view rooms. 30-85 euro.
  • Kaliviani Traditional Hotel, Stylianou Koutsaftaki 1 (On the way to Balos Beach), +302822023204, . Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. 40 - 100.

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The national road connects Kissamos to Chania and other smaller towns to the east.