This is a large plot of land for sale in Chania Crete, located in a peaceful and quite area in Stavros of Akrotiri Peninsular just a few mtrs away from the region’s sandy beaches. The plot is 8095,18sqms and offers a building density of 280sqms. From the plot there are magnificent sea views, views of White Mountains & of Stavros Mountain too.
Stavros is a seaside village located 17km northeast of Chania, at the northernmost edge of Akrotiri peninsular. One characteristic feature of the area is the very steep camel-shaped mountain Vardies rising opposite the harbour of Stavros. The mountain is famous, because there were filmed scenes for the film “Zorba the Greek”, where Anthony Quinn danced the famous Sirtaki Dance in 1964. Then Stavros was a humble small fishing village. Today the region has become a major tourist resort with many hotels and important tourist infrastructures. The two beautiful beaches of the area have contributed to the development of the area.
The peninsular of Akrotiri features some of the most beautiful and cleanest sandy beaches of Chania offering water sports activities, including well-known Stavros beach, where Zorbas the Greek was filmed, Kalathas and Tersanas. Kalathas beach is a beautiful sandy beach lined with pine trees in the south and a small islet at swimming distance and features cafes and traditional tavernas. Tersanas is another fine sandy beach with shallow waters suitable for children. A variety of wild birds and turtles find haven in this peaceful area which is so diverse, offering endless possibilities to the visitor, from birdwatching, horse-riding, hiking or simply relaxing and enjoying the scenery. There are also several churches and historically significant monasteries in the area such as the impressive Agia Triada and Moni Gouvernetou built in the 16th century, a visit to which is highly recommended