Hotel ‘Ikaros’ is about 6 km west of the city of Chania, near the beautiful beach of Kalamaki.
If you don’t have any means of transportation, you can use the public means. There is bus every 30′-45′ and the stage is very close to our hotel (150 meters).
From the Airport
By taking taxi
From Chania center:
By using the Urban Buses or taxi.
From any other city of Crete:
By using the Long Distance Buses.
The exotic beach of Falassarna, with its beautiful turquoise waters, is located in the western part of Cape Gramvousa. There are two main beaches, one with 1km lenght called “Pacheia Ammos” , and another lenghted 800m identical to the main beach, which is broken into several smaller beaches. Don’t forget to visit the ancient Roman city of Falassarna, it is only 5′ drive away from the beach.
Distance from Hotel Icarus: 46 km
Balos lagoon is a must see location in west Crete which totally worth its reputation. Consists of an area of outstanding natural beauty with shallow turquoise waters it can be reached either by car from the village of Kaliviani (following a short hiking down the path to the beach) or by boat from Kissamos port. The trip starts from Kissamos and then to Gramvousa where the boat remains for a couple of hours, then in a short hour trip reaches Balos beach.
Distance from Hotel Icarus: 47 km
The first thing you will be told to visit in Chania is the old town with the Venetian Harbour. Chania old town is considered the most beautiful urban district on Crete and despite heavily bombed during World War two it is also very well preserved. Don’t miss the chance to get lost on its narrow paved streets while admiring the venetian building Architecture.
Distance from Hotel Icarus: 6 km