Paleochora is a small town located 77 km south of Chania, at the southwest coastline of Crete and it is built on a small peninsula of 400m width and 700m length. The town is set along 11 km of coastline bordering the Libyan Sea and it is built on the ruins of the ancient city of Kalamydi.
Paleochora’s wider area has crystal clear waters, well organized beaches, and beautiful isolated small anchorages. It is served by numerous restaurants, tavernas, cafés, bars, and nightclubs. Facilities in Paleochora include bank branches, a post office, a central telephone office, a health center, doctor’s offices, dentists, a police station, a coast guard and customs office, and many types of stores.