Stavros Beach: The place where the known film “Zorbas the Greek” (1964) was filmed with Anthony Quinn.
Stavros is a seaside resort located 16 km northeast of Chania, at the northest edge of Akrotiri peninsula. There are two beaches in Stavros.
The main beach with Blue Flag, white sand and turquoise water is located at the foot of the mountain, absolutely protected from the winds. It constitutes an ideal choice for the windy days in Chania. The beach is well organized including sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, lifeguard, and taverns in a short distance.
Near the beach there is a small livid local port. The second beach of Stavros (Pachia Ammos) is located 300m west of the central beach and includes thick sand.