Machairida – Lazaretta

We start from old port of chania with direction North-North-East to find the beautiful beach of Machairida.
It’s a nice and quiet beach with turquoise waters, not so crowded since its difficult to reach from the land. Under way to the beach there’s a lot of history to be explained according the old port and the local area. At machairida beach we are going to stay about 40 mins to relax and enjoy the clear waters.
Our next stop is lazaretta or lazaretto island. It is a small island with rich history dated back to the venetian times.
It is a very senicplace for snorkeling with clear water, a vast variety of Mediterranean fishand two beaches to lay down and relax. We stay there for 1 hour

  • Guided tour
  • Diving points
  • Free snorkeling equipment
  • Free fruits and raki

Hour: 3 hours
Price: 20 euro
Drop off location: Old Venetian harbour of Chania

Τimetable: High season: Machairida-lazaretta: 10:30-13:30

For those who can’t or don’t want to swim to the island there’s the option to transfer people ashore with a small tender.

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