Although surrounded by forest, the nearest beach KERA is 2,5 Kms in distance, 3 kilometres from the free entrance beach of Almirida or Kalives.
You can drive or (even better ) walk this distance by side small road through a unique beauty forest of cypress trees , olives,
wild plants and flowers.
The of Almirida is granted with a blue flag by Authorities ,pure sea water-clean-public WC-life guards etc.)
There many sport activities taken place ( rent a boat and lessons for surfing-sailing ).
Can be also the centre for day excursions to CHANIA Venitian old port, the wonderful country side around ,small traditional villages, visit the water sources at Armeni village,
buy the ecological local products at the cooperative store in Vamos, the glass blowing at kokino chorio,
and observe depending the season all agricultural activities ( collecting olives, picking oranges, make wine from the vineyards.
You can have a day trip to the high mountains (2.400 m. ) where you can walk into the famous deep gorges ,
over crossing the mountains and visit the south part of the island at the Libyan sea.
From your house , within 25 minutes you are in the old Venician port of the major city of western Crete -CHANIA .