Glykeria restaurant, located southwest of Crete, in one of the most ideal places for travelers who want to explore Crete’s exotic landscapes and fairytale beaches.
Just a few minutes from the restaurant is the Chrysoskalitissa Monastery, a nunnery in the form of a fortress, which is built on a 35 meter high rock. The monastery has 90 steps, one of which was gold according to legend, and whoever crosses them, is rewarded with the joy of the view of the Libyan Sea from above.
Elafonissi, one of the top beaches in the world, is located just 10 minutes from the restaurant, at the southwestern tip of the prefecture of Chania. You will be enchanted by the view of the unique pink sand formed by crushed shells.
Kedrodasos beach is located 2 km east of Elafonissi and just 12 minutes from the restaurant. The place is secluded without infrastructure for its guests, making it the ideal choice for travelers seeking the tranquility of nature away from noisy places.
Just one kilometer from the Glykeria Restaurant you will find Voulolimni. Surrounded by beautiful rocks and its turquoise waters, it resembles a small natural pool ideal for diving and swimming, while the last years it is a very popular destination for nudists.
White Lake, just 5 minutes from our restaurant. It is a hidden beach with clear blue waters. It is a place of great environmental importance, as it is the westernmost colony of Phoenix Theophrasti, the protected Cretan palm tree. The beach is not organized, which characterizes it as ideal for quiet moments for its visitors.
The enchanting beach of Falassarna, is located in the western part of Crete, and in the past it has been awarded one of the 10 best beaches in Europe. Τhe beach has light powder sand, and in combination with its clear blue waters it offers a wonderful view. It also has shops where you can get snacks or refreshments. Ideal choice for water sports.
In the northwestern part of Crete, is one of the most beautiful places in the world, the lagoon of Balos. One glance is enough to understand that you are in front of a masterpiece of nature, which has left thousands of visitors speechless. To visit Balos you can take a boat from the port of Kissamos that run daily and it is definitely worth visiting such a landscape.