The plot is placed in the coastal area of Akrotiri, just 2,5 km from the nearest beach, near the area where Anthony Queen chose
to revive the leading role of the legendary Zorba the Greek and leave its mark once again in the world cinema scene
It is facing a municipal road and is an ideal investment for building one's dream house.
Apart from that, the location is offering real great views, and is in close distance to the beach of Stavros.
Water and electricity service are approx. 80m away. It's building capacity is 500m² for residences.
The location's dry climate combined with the sea breeze forms an ideal environment not only for people but
also for the farm products which are renowned for their high quality and taste. With picturesque sandy beaches, all awarded with the Blue Flag,
century-old monasteries and churches, impressive caves with rich lithological and archaeological interest, historical monuments,
Akrotiri attracts many visitors every year, who enjoy Cretan hospitality and nature at their best.
Akrotiri is located right on the tip of the peninsula of Akrotiri in a beautiful bay at a distance of 14 km from Chania.
It is well-known for its beautiful sandy beaches and the clean, blue sea. It is actually a small bay and a long sandy beach next to it.
The area had been used as the location for the film Zorba the Greek as it represented the archetypal sleepy fishing village.
Facing the mountain where Zorbas of Kakogiannis was filmed. Everyone remembers the scene where Anthony Queen, interpreting the Kazantzakis hero, built a quarry which spectacularly fell apart.
Akrotiri lies 10 km north-east from the Venetian harbour of Chania. Here are the tombs of Eleftherios and Sofoklis Venizelos,
the airport of Chania and the port of Souda. Akrotiri is a place for nature lovers, with interesting walking and hiking paths through the unspoilt gorges with amazing diversity, natural beauty and living traditions.
"Akrotiri" (the Cape) is the common name of the peninsula that lies to the north-east of the city of Chania and administratively
constitutes the Municipality of Akrotiri of the county of Kydonia of the prefecture of Chania. The official name of the peninsula is "MELECHAS" while its ancient name was "Kyamon".
Its 10.000 residents live in around 20 villages and settlements. The town hall is at the village of Pithari 6,5 km away from Chania.
Other villages are: Sternes, Horafakia, Kounoupidiana, Mouzouras, Korakies, Argoylides, Aroni, Agios Nikolaos, Pazinos (or Paxinos), Anemomyloi,
Marathi, Kathiana, Kalathas, Kampani, Stavros, Kalorouma, Hordaki, Rizosklopo, Agia Zoni and Profitis Ilias.
The road network is quite extensive and in good condition, reaching all the villages and beaches of Akrotiri.
There is also a very frequent bus connection with Chania. The biggest part of the area is flat except from the eastern
side which is rocky with a rugged hill range (the highest being Sklopa: 528m high)-giving the impression of high mountains -
and pierced by a few gorges that end to the sea in some very scenic rocky coves. Another characteristic of those hills are the
numerous caves that can be found there, with beautiful stalagmites and stalactites sometimes with amazing shapes.
Findings of archaeological and historical interest prove that the caves were used as a place of worship as well as a refuge from the invasions of pirates.