Marathi Village

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Marathi is located 17km east of Chania, on the southeastern coast of Akrotiri. It is a popular resort of Chania, which attracts many visitors every summer.

Marathi hosts two beautiful beaches with fine sand and shallow calm waters, ideal for children. They are very well protected from the winds, as they look to the south and have nice view to Drapanos Cape and the White Mountains. The beaches are separated by a small pier, which serves as a harbor. It is well organized with all necessary amenities nearby.

500m opposite Marathi, there is the small island Marathi or Palia Souda (Paleosouda), which can be reached by swimming. On the island there is a small pine wood, while its western coast is steep and is popular to scuba divers.

Continuing northwest, and after crossing the part of the beach where ducks usually rest, we follow the road to the church of St. Spyridon, a beautiful seascape for a wedding or christening ceremonies.

On the other hand, if from the port we continue southwest, we will find ourselves at the end of the beach of the harbor, which has large pebbles. The beach at this point is called Sosorides and is very popular to locals seeking calmly places without fuss. Sosorides can be reached through a paved road, starting a few meters before reaching Marathi from Chania.

 

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