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Holidays In Agia Marina

Agia Marina Holidays at a Glance

Agia Marina is a delightful village situated on the northwest coast of Crete. Guests will be greeted by the warm and friendly locals. Agia Marina is steeped in history and tradition. Visit one or all of its four churches, each different, each beautiful and you will not be disappointed by their traditional feel. With stunning beaches, why not try jet-skiing, snorkeling, take a boat trip or simply swim and soak up the sun and relax. Only 9 kms from Chania, this village is close to the convenient amenities that this town has to offer.

Who holidays in Agia Marina Chania?

Its long sandy beaches and crystal clear waters make this an ideal location for all those looking for a relaxing, holiday in tranquil surroundings.



Key Facts - Agia Marina

  • LanguageGreek
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 30
  • Time Difference+2 GMT
  • Flight Duration4 hours (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport16 km
  • Airport Transfer (Taxi)15 mins

Holidays to Chania with Olympic Holidays are perfect for family summer holidays. Chania holidays attract visitors who return year after year because of the superb Mediterranean climate and region's natural beauty.

Chania holidays offer an opportunity to experience the beautiful scenery including fantastic views of the white mountains. Holidays to Chania are ideal of food lover with restaurants serving fantastic cuisine including the catch of the day.

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Chania Area: Stroll through the streets of the old town that is an intact neighbourhood of the original Venetian buildings. The fortifications date from the 13th century. There is an archaeological and a naval museum, as well as the Historical Archives of Crete. Its picturesque Venetian Harbour is also well worth to visit.

Chania Area: Stroll through the streets of the old town that is an intact neighbourhood of the original Venetian buildings. The fortifications date from the 13th century. There is an archaeological and a naval museum, as well as the Historical Archives of Crete. Its picturesque Venetian Harbour is also well worth to visit.

Popular activities during holidays in Chania include:-

  • Jet skiing
  • Scuba diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Rock climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Walking and hiking
  • Cycling.

Fun Excursions while on Chania Holidays

Make your holidays to Chania extra special by booking one of our wonderful excursions, we have a range of excursions that have been selected to cater for everyone's interests. Some of our most popular excursions are:-

Spinalonga: This one is for the sailors and sun lovers amongst you. Interested? The come along with us to the haunting island of Spinalonga, an old Leper Colony!

Chrissi Island: An exceptional day to a tropical paradise set in the crystal clear waters of the Libyan sea. Sunbathe on the wondrous beaches of unusual coloured sand.

Unknown Crete: Travel through unspoilt villages where donkeys still travel the roads. Visit a local winery and see how wine is made with the chance to sample and buy.

Cretan Night: If you love food, drink and dancing, then you will love this night out. As you enter the venue, the Cretan lifestyle takes over as the evening is given to plenty of eating, drinking and merry making as only the Greeks know how.

Knossos: If you visit Crete and do not see the ancient palace of Knossos is compares to visiting Egypt and not seeing the pyramids. This is where European civilisation began with the dazzling Mineon people.

Jeep Safari: Travel off the beaten track through traditional mountain villages - a real chance to see a taste of real Greece.

Beach Party: Join your Olympic Reps on your very own sandy beach for an afternoon of partying in the sun! An hour and half free bar will get you in the mood to join in some wild and wicket games.

For further information and to secure your place on all the above exciting days and nights out, see your Olympic representative in the resort. The best time to book would be at the Welcome Get Together on the day after arrival.

Eating/Drinking During Agia Marina Holidays

Something for everyone! Traditional beach front tavernas and village tavernas, beach bars, and Clubs.  Whatever your needs you will find it here, from local Cretan food, (try the Boureki which is only found on West Crete,) to fast foods and takeaways.

Getting Around on Agia Marina Holidays

Bus: Public buses remain a solid possibility for seeing much of Chania. They're inexpensive, relatively frequent, and connect to all but the most isolated villages. The downside is that the schedules are not always the most convenient for travellers with limited time. Certainly you can take them between all major resorts and towns.

Taxi: Getting around by taxi during Agia Marina holidays is cheap and convenient, be sure to set the price beforehand or ensure the meter us running.

Car: An excellent way of getting around during your Agia Marina holidays, car hire gives you complete flexibility as well as the ability to see more of the island.

Agia Marina Holidays Shopping

Popular purchases for those taking Chania holidays include:-

  • Tsikoudia or Raki local high street spirit
  • Traditional woven fabrics, Cretan Rugs and Blankets
  • Locally produced Olive Oil
  • Ceramics
  • Silverware.

Holidays in Agia Marina - Beaches

Paleohora - A great beach in the southwest of the region with a wonderful 'miles from anywhere' feel.

Georgioupolis - Located between Chania and Rethymnon is Georgioupolis which has the longest beach on the island - 9 kms of Golden sand and there is no shortage of watersport opportunities.

Agia Marina - Agia Marina's long sandy beach with its excellent facilities which include watersports as well as beach bars and tavernas make this ideal for families and couples alike.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Crete (east) 16 19 23 25 25 23 20
Crete (west) 16 20 24 26 26 23 19
London 13 16 20 22 21 19 13
Sunshine Hours Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Crete 7 9 11 12 11 9 6
London 5 6 7 6 6 5 3


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