The Prefecture of Chania is an awe-inspiring destination for day trips and excursions. If you stay at Hydramis Palace, you are ideally situated to explore some of the best areas Crete has to offer. Take a day trip to the countryside up in the mountains to escape the scorching sun - Crete is surprisingly green and refreshing there - or drive to an iconic beach to capture the very essence of the island.
You are in Georgioupolis - a fishers’ village turned resort town - give yourself a couple of hours to see the seabound chapel of Agios Nikolaos, one of Crete’s most photographed landmarks. From here on, let the road take you to the next best destination. Here are some recommended stops for your next trip or excursion:
Crete’s only natural water lake is a summer favorite for locals and tourists alike. Take a trip for ceramics, good food, and donkey walks.
Crete’s emerald - a much-coveted attraction that spells wonder every time. Enjoy a unique hike among mountainous landscapes of vibrant green overlooking the endless dance of the sea.
The most beautiful beach on Crete island, Elafonisi beckons with promises of turquoise waters, sea daffodils, and pure bliss.