Surrounding places of Kamilari

… and how to get to Kamilari from Heraklion and Chania where the international airports are located.

Matala port


Matala is just five kilometers away from Kamilari and is one of the most famous destinations in Crete for decades now. The artificial caves on the hillside next to the beach is a landmark since early 1960s where naturalists stayed for extended periods of time.

Points of interest near Kamilari

Enjoy the sea

Kali Limenes (fine ports) beach

Red beach

Seclusive beach, 10 mins on foot from Matala beach

Vathy beach

Can be reached by car, however caution is required since the road is more suitable for four wheel cars


Secluded beach, 50 mins on foot from the parking spot

Kaloi Limenes

A series of beautiful sand beaches in south Crete

Agia Galini

20 mins by car from Kamilari

Map of Crete, roads to Kamilari and nearby places

The map below just focus on near to Kamilari points of interest and these places are just indicative and serve as a starting point for your travel preparation.

The two routes are the suggested from the international airoports of Crete, located in Chania and Heraklion. Normal travel time from Heraklion is one hour and from Chania two hours.

You can open the map from your device / phone.