Agia Marina is 6 km from the city of Chania and is one of the most cosmopolitan beaches during the summer months just like the beach of Platanias. There are many hotels, tavernas and night clubs and a large percentage of visitors as well as permanent residents choose Agia Marina as a vacation destination. It is located 2 km from the tiny island Thodorou. Warning: Do not attempt to swim to the little island. Due to the strong currents in the area the safest way to access the island is by small boat.