The most popular beach at Akrotiri, ideal for families.

Marathi beach is located 17 km east of Chania, in the Akrotiri peninsula. It is a beautiful sandy beach with shallow water, and protected by summer winds, due to its orientation. The beach is ideal for families with young children, and provides ample view to the sea and to the White Mountains of Crete in the background.

The beach is well organized with sunbeds, parasols, showers, lifeguard service etc. It also has infrastructure for disabled persons. Close to the beach you can find taverns, restaurants and cafes providing all the food and drinks you may need.

Marathi beach is close to Loutraki beach. It is a favorite of the locals, and for good reason.