Drapanias Chania Crete: Beach is placed 35 km west of Chania Town. It is a pebbled beach near Kissamos town. Although the beach itself does not offer plenty of amusement facilities and accommodation options, it is 5 km far from Drapanias village, which constantly develops tourist facilities, from bars and taverns to accommodation options with view to Kissamos Gulf. The beach is close to the ruins of an ancient Minoan settlement, the ancient town of Mythymna, which was believed to be built right onto the beach.

Drapanias Beach – Crete Holidays

The beach is located 5km east of Kissamos and 32km west of Chania, between Korfalonas and the Nopigia. It is named after the homonym village, situated 1km south of the beach. It’s east part is also called Kokkino Metohi.

Like its neighboring beaches, beach lies in a large area of 2km. It is actually the central part of the vast beach that runs from Kissamos and extends to the east, till Cape Rodopos.

It is sandy and shallow beach, and usually wavy due to the north winds. In the shore of Drapanias, there are restaurants, cafes and rooms. Umbrellas and showers are also offered. Drapanias has also two camping sites.