Almyrida is located on the east of Chania Town. It is a very quiet resort with all the basic amenities. The unspoiled countryside and the lush olive groves around Almyrida are ideal for hilking and exploring.
Almyrida is a region of infinite beauty with two sandy beaches with shallow water, safe for children. The two beaches are separated by a small pier peninsula with a small white chapel. It is well organised and popular for water sports and windsurfing. Taverns on the beach are famous for fresh fish and delicious Cretan food.
Just 1 km from Almyrida, to the east there is the picturesque village of Plaka, which is the largest village in the region. Plaka is famous for its hospitality of the locals, traditional narrow streets and the old well maintained houses.