Kalives is a real village, not just a tourist invention and this is the charm of the place. The countryside around Kalives is one of the most green in Crete and the backdrop of the White Mountains is beautiful.
Kalives is located about 20 km east of Chania. Frequent public transport from the centre of the village to Chania. There can be a lot of tourists but Kalives still remain a laid-back place.
Plenty hotels, rooms , studios and apartments to let.
In Kalives the visitor has a good choice of small restaurants.
There you can find more things that you might need in the village.
A few bars and a disco running in the summer time.
Excellent sandy beaches. The eastern beach is the most popular because it is in the village. The western lay about one km away and is very quiet.