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1. The beaches of Grammenos and Alonaki December 19, 2010 07:47

The peninsula of Grammeno(s) is located 85km south of Chania and 5km east of Paleochora, on the road connecting Paleochora with Koudoura. Koudoura is a warm area with thousands greenhouses, where most citizens of the area work.

Alonaki (or Gialos) is a lovely beach with fine pebbles and crystal clear sea, which starts from the east part of the peninsula and extends to the east. The beach is not protected from the waves and has an overall length of 500m. Umbrellas are provided in it's west part, while the east part of the beach is the most quiet. On the other side of the peninsula, on the west, there is one amazing sandy cove. The sandy cove is well protected and looks west.
There is an organized camping in Grammeno. There are also a few rooms and restaurants with excellent food around. If you do not have car, you can reach Paleochora from Chania by bus and then get a taxi.