falassarna

Falassarna

Falassarna, one of the locals favorit destination. With its amazing sandy beaches and the crystal clear water, Falassarna is wort a visit! Join our Private Trips to Falassarna Beach, where you will have a private driver who shows you the better parts. The beaches have all got sun beds and umbrellas for rent, but you are of course aloud to spend your day at the beach for free. You can find all kinds of water sports, we recommend to try our the exciting kayaking that we offer bellow.

Falassarna is also very know by the locals for the many greenhouses with tomatos and cucumbers. With this said, we also recommend you to stop for lunch at Falassarnas traditional tavernas, where you will have the opportunity to taste their delicious tomatoes in a true Cretan Salad.

For you who like to discover some archaeology, the ancient Hellenistic Harbour is worth a visit. It is open a couple of days per week ( Tue-Fri).

 

Kayaking in Falassarna

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. Join up for an accessible sea adventure in turquoise water! A short, wonderful sea kayak excursion in West Crete. We paddle to Limpet island, just off Falasarna beach. Then we visit the shallow sunken Allied ship.  Details of your trip We set off from Kissamos and drive 20 minutes over to the West coast. We launch from the pink sands of Falasarna beach. Alternatively, we meet directly in Falasarna so you can hang out on the beach afterwards.We paddle across the bay with turquoise waters to the small off-shore Limpet island. We navigate around the shallow reef and go along the island. We get back to the main island to discover the secret of an Allied WWII transport ship sunk in shallow waters. We make our way back to shore over extensive seagrass meadows. We take advantage of the sit-on-tops and jump in the blue element. We don our masks and snorkels and we take a closer look at the shallow reefs, the shipwreck, the seagrass meadows and the sea life in it. We land back in Falasarna beach, on the soft pink-sand shores and snack in the shade of the tamarisk trees. We can also enjoy a drink at the cafe with an overview of the bay. Kayaking time: 1-2 hours Total time: 4 hours Kayak Distance: 4-7Km Difficulty: for everyone Notice! You need to be able to paddle for 1-2 hours.

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Sea Kayak along the peninsula West Cost - 65€

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY. Discover the peninsula of Rodopo in West Crete on a sea kayak. We go exploring along one of the fingers in West Crete, to find remote coves, navigate through shallow rocks, admire the rugged landscape, be awed by the vertical cliffs, jump in to relax with a snorkel.    Details of your trip We set off from Kissamos and drive 20 minutes over to the West coast. We launch from the village of Sfinari.  We navigate around the shallow reef and go along the island.  Kayak sit-on-tops on the peninsula in the rugged West coast of Crete. An adventure on the edge between the elements, where sea, sky and land all meet. Kayaking time: 2 hours Total time: 4 hours Kayak Distance: < 10Km Difficulty: for everyone This activity is weather dependent. We have two options for starting points, on either side of the peninsula, chosen depending on the winds. Notice!

E - bike Tour: Traditional Villages of Kissamos

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - 1/2 DAY We will take you off-the-beaten-track on our guided e-bike tours. Together, we will discover the secluded corners of Crete that we have got to know, away from the crowds and near the sun, sea and natural beauty.  Details of your trip An E-bike ride to the historical villages inland of Kissamos. Good for those who love to explore traditional history on quiet roads and gentle hills. We set off from Kissamos on quiet roads and venture inland among olive groves and gentle valleys. We climb steadily and see the local farmed landscape. We direct ourselves to the village of Rokka, the site of an old town on an impressive huge rock overlooking a gorge. We park the bikes and explore the alleys and site on foot. Alternatively, we ride through country backroads to the village of Polyrrinia. This was a strong town in antiquity, easily understood when we see its position perched on top of a commanding hill. We park the bikes and explore the narrow alleys and the historical ruins of aqueducts and rock cut houses. Cycling time: 2 hours (3½ hours Long tour) Distance cycling: 27Km (46 Km Long tour) Elevation gain: 560m (870m Long tour) Total time: 3 hours (5 hours Long tour) Difficulty: easy Road: 100% paved   Notice! To be able to pedal gently for 2-3 hours.

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