Anthemis, Akrotiri, Chania, Greece +30 28210 73152
  • 1. Balos lagoon
  • 2. Seitan Limenes
  • 3. Tersanas
  • 4. Palaiochora
  • 5. Elafonisi
  • 6. Falasarna
  • 7. Loutraki
  • 8. Marathi
  • 9. Stavros beach


Anthemis complex of apartments is built in an area of 11.000 m2 in the seaside resort Stavros northeast of the city of Chania.

There are the two beaches in Stavros at a distance of approximately 2km from Anthemis complex. The protected from the winds, organized and certified with Blue Flag main beach with white sand where Anthony Quinn danced the famous sirtaki of Alexis Zorbas at the Oscar awarded film “Zorbas” and a second small sandy beach with rocks located 300m west of the central beach.

Stavros is a perfect starting point for day trips and excursions to the short distance beaches of Tersanas, Kalathas, Agios Onoufrios, Seitan Limania, Marathi, Loutraki, Sosorides and also an ideal holiday base to discover the enchanting town of Chania.

It’s worth visiting at the nearby district of Akrotiri the monasteries of Agia Triada Tzagarolon, Gouverneto (also named “Our Lady of the Angels”) and Katholiko that had a significant religious and historic impact on the area and present great architecture interest. For those who love trekking there is a rural road that connects Stavros with the monasteries.


On the way to Stavros from the historic and commercial centre of Chania the route through the aristocratic suburb of Halepa includes short distanced sights such as the residence of Eleftherios Venizelos (probably the most significant politician of modern Greece), Prince George’s palace, the old French Academy, mansions of the 19th and 20th century, the Russian-style Saint Magdalene church, the church of Virgin Mary’s Annunciation and the old tanneries at Tabakaria. A little further from Halepa within a small park overlooking Chania there is the hill of Prophet Elias with the Tombs of Eleftherios and Sophocles Venizelos.

There are three lovely cafes next to the Tombs known for their amazing views and the delicious desserts they serve.

Guests have the opportunity to experience authentic Cretan and Greek cuisine at the restaurants and taverns of Stavros and the nearby areas of Chorafakia, Tersanas and Kalathas.

Around Anthemis at the area of Stavros there are supermarkets and mini-markets while in a distance of 2 km there is a pharmacy. Also a wellness spa is 100m away. In the district of Kounoupidiana 6 km away from Stavros there are big super markets, bakeries, banks, petrol station, post office, restaurants, coffee shops and more.

It is recommended to rent a car.