Anidri or Gialiskari beach, Paleochora, Chania

Anidri or Gialiskari beach, Paleochora, Chania

Anidri or Gialiskari beach is located 4 km east of Paleochora, and lies on the easternmost edge of the coastline of Paleochora, which has a total length of about 18 km in the south of Chania region. You can reach this beach via a dirt road, which is suitable for cars.

Anidri or Gialiskari beach is essentially a cluster of 3 smaller beaches on the west and east of a small peninsula. These picturesque beaches were named after the Anidri Gorge, as they lie on its southern end – the gorge beginning next to the homonymous village a little further north.

All 3 beaches have fine pebbles and deep, crystal-clear water. They also have sun beds and parasols for the hot summer days, and there are also two canteens with tables.

The eastern edge of the beach is popular with nudists. This eastern beach is also exceptional for snorkeling.

Anidri or Gialiskari beach, which is relatively close to Paleochora, Chania, consists of a very special group of 3 individual beaches, which is ideal for an escape from the ordinary, and for summer relaxation in the sea and the sun, in a quiet and secluded place, which successfully combines the beautiful nature of South Crete with basic beach facilities.