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Prime Location in West Crete

  • Starting point to visit Balos beach by car or by boat
  • Just 100 metres away from restaurants
  • Peaceful and stress-free location away from the cities
  • Magnificent panoramic views of the Kissamos gulf

What to do & Places to Visit in Kaliviani

There are many things to do around Kaliviani while you stay with us:

1st day: Visit Balos lagoon & Gramvousa island
2nd day: Visit Elafonisi beach & Kedrodasos secret beach
3rd day: Visit Falasarna beach & Ancient Falasarna
4th day: Visit the town of Kissamos & Polirinia
5th day: Visit Sfinari beach and Livadia beach
6th day: Visit Milia traditional village
7th day: Visit Chania town & old venetian harbour
8th day: Visit Samaria gorge

Hotel Kaliviani is ideally located at the tip of cape Gramvousa, at the heart of the traditional village Kaliviani, just 5 minutes driving from Kissamos town and around an hour's drive from Chania airport. The hotel can serve as the ideal starting point to visit Balos beach, beach of Falassarna, Elafonisi beach and Samaria gorge, its convenient and peaceful location and the proximity to Kissamos restaurants makes it an excellent choice for relaxing holidays in the west part of the island of Crete.

The Guest house Kaliviani is located just 4 minutes drive away (1 Kilometre) from the beach and the port of Kastelli, 5 minutes drive away (1,5 Kilometre) from a grocery store/supermarket and bakery, 10 minutes drive away (5 kilometers) from the Kissamos town, 15 minutes drive away of the well known beach of Falassarna, 20 minutes drive away to reach the popular Balos lagoon (9 Kilometres) and 50 minutes drive away of the Elafonisi beach (48 Kilometres). As Kaliviani is not located in the centre of a town we suggest you to rent a car, which will make easier your transfers at the surrounding attractions.


From Chania airport
• Take the national road E 75/65 Chania-Kissamos with a direction to the west from Chania.
• After 38 Km and when you reaching Kissamos just go past it for another 2 km to the west of Crete.
• At that point you should see Kissamos port (Kavonisi) on your right. From there on you can follow the signs to the hotel.
• Drive another 2 km after the port and take a right turning at the signs to Kaliviani village or Kaliviani traditional rooms and then a left turning about 50 m away.
• That road will lead you directly to the hotel.
• Entering the village, follow the sings, Kaliviani traditional rooms, which will direct you to our hotel.
Note: Parking is on the road outside Kaliviani hotel.

Latitude: 35.512261 Longitude: 23.608


  • Beach refrain 1,5 Km
  • Kissamos port refrain 2 Km
  • Kissamos town refrain 5 Km
  • Falassarna beach refrain 8 km
  • Balos Lagoon refrain 9 Km
  • Palaiochora refrain 48 km
  • Chania town refrain 38 km
  • Elafonisi beach refrain 48 km 
  • Port of Souda (Chania) refrain 49 km
  • International airport Chania refrain 58 km
  • International airport Heraklion refrain 180 km

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