at 7.6km (NW) from Polyrinia Village
Kaliviani traditional rooms offers 5 spacious rooms, 3 double and 2 triple with their own bathroom, refrigerator, TV set, air conditioning and free wireless internet, while the balconies provide you moments of peace with unobstructed view of the bay of Kissamos. Also on our house we will find a restaurant , bar, playground for children and a great garden. Kaliviani is located near Kissamos and is the ideal starting point to visit the lagoon of Balos, Falassarna and Elafonissi.
at 7.7km (NW) from Polyrinia Village
Located just 200 metres from sandy Mediterranean beaches on Crete’s west-end, Doma offers apartments featuring balconies overlooking the surrounding gardens and the sea. All units have free Wi-Fi access. All air-conditioned apartments feature kitchens with refrigerator, coffee pot and kitchen ware. The living area has ample sitting space and a TV. Sheets and towels are renewed every 3 days.
at 7.8km (SE) from Polyrinia Village
A small village 21km away from Kastelli Kissamou,at 340 m. a.s.l with 57 permanent residents. The village is mentioned by Fr. Barozzi since 1577. A little before the village of Sassalos, starts the gorge of Salasse, a small one which leads to Tyflos river, and is worthy to walk.
at 8.2km (NW) from Polyrinia Village
Balos Beach offers modern, self-catering accommodation in a beautifully rugged, unspoilt corner of Western Crete, overlooking Kissamos Bay, around an hour’s drive from the magnificent town of Chania. With a number of suites, apartments and studios to choose from, Balos Beach Hotel will satisfy your personal requirements. All the units have balconies with sea or mountain views, air conditioning, kitchen and satellite TV. At Balos Beach you can enjoy a romantic walk around the gardens, spend some time on the private beach, or have a drink and watch the sea and the sky becoming one. The pool area also includes a Jacuzzi and a children’s pool. In the central building, you will find the breakfast room, the main bar and the TV room. During your stay make sure you visit some of the best beaches in Crete, including Falassarna and Elafonissi, which are in close proximity. Hotel Rooms: 53
at 8.4km (SW) from Polyrinia Village
The village of Sfinari is blessed with many water sources so it is overwhelmed with trees and flowers. Fresh fish is guaranteed as it abounds in the sea around the village, dolphins are often seen in the sea. To the rocks near the beautiful beach of Sfinari come the seals to give birth to their babes. The village offers many rooms for accommodation and there are taverns in the village and by the beach in the trees that cover the sea side.
at 8.6km (NW) from Polyrinia Village
Falássarna (GR: Φαλάσαρνα)is a quiet resort, with small hotels, apartments and taverns, close to the wonderful sandy beach. There are also many spots for free camping. Falassarna used to be the port of ancient Polyrinia. The peak of the city of Falassarna was during the Hellenistic period and at the time the city had its own coin. Its port was closed and surrounded by walls and it was connected to the sea with a canal.
at 14.9km (SW) from Polyrinia Village
Located on the slopes of hills, next to the exotic Elafonisi beach, the stone-built Occassus Citadel features a pool with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. Guests enjoy lavish terraces and well-maintained gardens. A restaurant, a bar and a mini-market are open throughout the day.
at 15.4km (N) from Polyrinia Village
West of Kissamos and north of the beautiful village of Kaliviani, stretches the impressive Gramvoussa peninsula. The peninsula is formed by steep rocks and is covered with thyme and origanum bushes and wild flowers. On the north west side of the peninsula opposite to the island of Gramvoussa is the wonderful beach of Balos (GR: Μπάλος). The beach is covered with fine white sand and is located between the two creeks of the Tigani cape. The same white sand covers the bottom of the sea and grants to the sea an emerald color. In front of the beach is the picturesque island of Gramvoussa and on the back is the Geroskinos mountain (altitude 762 m). The road from Kaliviani is well paved dirt road, with amazing view to the steep rocky seaside of the east side of the peninsula. The road ends one-two km before the beach, and the visitor can follow a paved road to Balos. North of Balos, at the Korykon cape, are the ruins of the small Roman city of Agnion, with a temple of the God Apollo. There are small boats, offering daily cruises to Balos and Gramvoussa, departing from Kissamos (Kastelli) during the summertime.
at 15.6km (NE) from Polyrinia Village
The monastery of Gonia (GR: Μονή Γωνιάς) or Panagia Odigitria, is located 1 km north of Kolimbari (along the Spatha penninsula) and 24 km from the city of Chania in a wonderful place with a magnificent view to the bay of Hania. It was built in the 17th century, in the Venetian fortress style, and it is dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin. The monastery replaced an older, 13th-century structure, which was located on the territory of an adjacent cemetery.
at 16.3km (SE) from Polyrinia Village
2nd September - I was up and away from Kandanos by 0650 with the intention of meeting Susa at Elos, spending the night there and dropping down to the west coast next morning. However, it is good to be flexible. The verges of the road to Elos were full of "mellow fruitfulness" - I enjoyed handfuls of blackberries and a couple of the sweetest figs I have ever tasted. The sweet chestnuts were looking good for later, but as all over Crete the grapes had been badly spoiled by a very cold wet Spring. Distance: 32.3 km Time: 7 hrs. Mov av 5.3 km/hr Height: Sea level.