Stalos is a small village located 7 km west of Chania City. The village is in fact two separate villages: Ano Stalos and Kato Stalos. The Ano Stalos is built on a small hill that overlooks the sea. The village offers beautiful views and combines the atmosphere of a traditional Cretan village with a few very good restaurants and bars. The large, picturesque rocks of the region add to the interesting landscape of upper Stalos. Kato Stalos, is a seaside village, situated on a long, beautiful and well organized beach. Around the area of Ano and Kato Stalos there are beautiful olive groves and vineyards in an area with rich vegetation.
The sandy beach of Stalos is spotless and has been awarded with blue flag, as in all other exquisite beaches. The beach is organized and friendly for families with children. On the beach of Stalos, the visitor, except swimming, has a chance to test many summer sports such as beach volleyball and cycling. Around the beach of Stalos, there’s everything you can ask for the visitor: local taverns, restaurants with international cuisine and quality food, beach bar, shops, mini market, etc.
Stalos and the surrounding areas has a lot to offer its visitors. Located between Chania and the villages of Agia Marina and Platanias, with the latter of the two being the most famous resorts of the region. Either using regular bus schedules or a rental car, you can head east towards the city of Chania and to taste the food at traditional taverns, to experience the old town of Chania and to impress you the most picturesque Venetian Harbour of Chania.
On the other hand, and even closer in Stalos, in the West, are the taverns, cafes and nightlife of Agia Marina and Platanias. Both villages are situated at the distance of two kilometers. Easily comes out the conclusion that the Stalos is a nice site, suitable for guests wishing on the one hand, relaxing stay, and easy access to attractions and entertainment in the region. And a clear advantage in the region are the wonderful local taverns of Ano and Kato Stalos, few of them well known for traditional Cretan dishes. Stalos, is an interesting site, a small resort in the West of the city of Chania. The beautiful, sandy beaches, as well as numerous opportunities (within and around the Stalos) for quality time with family and friends, make it a place worth a visit.