Kalathas is 11 km northeast of the city of Chania on the west coast of the Akrotiri Peninsula. The large, sandy beaches with a multitude of shade giving Tamarisk trees and crystal clear waters, attract a lot of visitors. There are many choices for accommodation and dining. Another advantage is the excellent connection with the city of Chania due to the frequent bus service. Due to its position, Kalathas is subject to high winds which make it a favorite spot for those enjoying playing with the waves.