Kissamos Chania, on the main coastal road, 17 km from Chania. On the road from Chania to Kissamos, 17km away from Chania is the coastal settlement of Kato Gerani which extends from the Platanias Bridge to the village Pirgos Psilonerou. The beach is awarded every year with the Blue Flag, the beach is organized and provide quite a lot facilities such as sun chairs, umbrellas, shower, W.C. and sea sports. There are many big hotels offering all the amenities, as well as many small family ones which provide quiet and family environment. The visitor may choose from many alternatives covering all tastes. Bars, taverns, car and bike rentals, travel agencies, shops, super-markets everything to make the visitors stay more comfortable. It is worth to take a small walk to the villages of the area, and enjoy the unspoiled Cretan nature and hospitality. Pano Gerani, Modi, Loutraki, Manoliopoulo are all within a distance no longer than 10 kilometers.
Away from the heavy traffic central road to the mainland through orange groves, tall cypresses, plane trees, and eucalyptus are scattered picturesque unspoiled villages, with the traditional cafes, small local "parliaments", serving the Greek coffee, refreshing "submarine" and of course raki. Starting from Kato Gerani, the foundations of the first German cemetery, which was later moved to Maleme, are still visible.
A little before Pano Gerani stands the monastery in a place called "Metohi Issihaki", and between the villages of Gerani and Modi an old half ruined house which used to be a school. A plaque on one of its walls reminds that here the renowned
Cretan writer and journalist Ioannis Kondilakis started his career as a teacher. There many remarkable places which are awaiting for you to explore and enjoy in combination with your unforgettable visit to the beach of Gerani